Popular types of parquet: bar parquet

Why does parquet get cracks in winter?

When parquet becomes cracked in winter, the humidity in the room is not right. It is mostly not due to the quality of the parquet! The natural product wood can bind and release water again (hygroscopicity). The wood moisture with which parquet…
Popular types of parquet: bar parquet

When does parquet darken?

Parquet darkens for several reasons. Some types of wood change colour due to age and become darker. In addition, the influence of light and sun plays a major role in light wood floors. If the room is exposed to permanent sunlight in summer,…
Popular types of parquet: bar parquet

When does parquet swell?

Wood is very sensitive to moisture. Particularly sensitive is parquet, which is only oiled or waxed. With painted parquet, the risk is lower. When does parquet expand? Basically, whenever too much water hits the wood. The "hidden moisture absorption"…
Popular types of parquet: bar parquet

What is the best way to store parquet?

Parquet is a natural material, wood can be sensitive to strong temperature fluctuations. One prevents by not processing parquet immediately after purchase and transport. The material must be used to the room temperature before laying. The planks…
Popular types of parquet: bar parquet

Why is parquet squeaking?

Parquet can squeak when the wood "works", so either dries out or swells up. In the joints, it can lead to displacements. Sometimes there are also laying errors: The substrate is not completely flat, with floating laid parquet the necessary stretching…
Popular types of parquet: bar parquet

Why is parquet creaking?

A creaking parquet floor can have several causes. Often the unpleasant noise occurs in places that are very often committed and stressed. Cracks in the wood are also possible, caused by the change between heating air in winter and heat-free…