The Oak tree has histrorically been very popular in the construction of many types of wooden structures and furniture. Oak is abundantly available and has attractive grain markings. iIt also exhibits great strength and hardness making it not only a popular choice for flooring, but was extensively used in the contruction of ships and timber framed buildings.
Oak floors, also known as 'solid hardwood flooring' or 'real hardwood flooring', are made from a single piece of oak. Oak flooring is very durable with a long life span that allows you to sand, refinish or recoat the oak floor several times making it suitable for people looking to rejuvenate the floor by giving it a new look or colour from time to time. Due to their nature, solid oak floors are able to withstand heavy foot fall and give a property more stability as solid oak floors are extremely strong.