Natural Wood Oak floorboards are made from one piece of oak timber. Oak is one of the strongest wood species and its durability and availability makes Oak a prize wood in flooring.
The two drawbacks of solid oak flooring are its limited size in terms of length and width as it is based on 100% natural material and its susceptibility to contract in cold conditions and to expand in hot conditions, a natural reaction that any natural wood species poses. In most homes this does not cause any issues, however could create a problem where temperatures have large variations.
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