Reclaimed Parquet Blocks
There are a wide variety of woods for reclaimed parquet blocks or Versailles panel flooring that can be sourced such as Oak, Rhodesian Mahogany, Beech, Opepe, Sapele, Rhodesian Teak, etc.
Reclaimed parquet has been successfully previously used and tended to be made from good, slow grown timber hence the quality and character is usually exceptionally good.
Block size may vary by a few millimetres, known as differential wear, mainly caused by ‘footfall traffic’ over time on parts of the floor area. This can be evened out during the sanding process, likewise with character marks, scratches or scuffs and the majority of other minor faults. The bitumen underside of the block but it is normally unnecessary to clean the underside off as professional flooring adhesives will bond with the bitumen.
We can also source smaller quantities to match existing parquet flooring for repairs. Much of the reclaimed parquet blocks are sourced from Parquet Parquet where Joel is a recommended floor-fitter.
The process of laying parquet block flooring: