Herringbone Parquet Flooring
CLASSIC EUROPEAN VINTAGE LUXURY
Herringbone parquet flooring is the most popular floor patterns as it introduces immense amount of sophistication to a room. Herringbone pattern is used beyond the flooring arena; it is found in many industries from architecture to fashion. The herringbone pattern is named after the herring fish because of the way the bones are organized along the fish's spine.
The rectangular parquet planks are laid alternately at a 90-degree angle to resemble a broken zig zag effect. Not to be confused with chevron pattern where the planks' ends are cut at an angle to create a perfect arrow point. Darker shades are typically found in vintage homes, but lighter tones suit just as well for modern decors.
Why Install Herringbone Parquet Flooring?
Installing an artistic herringbone floor pattern is a ideal choice due to its long association with classic European vintage luxury. It has recently becomes popular once again in many homes which bear testimony that this style never goes out of fashion.
To make a room appear larger, it is recommended to install a diagonal herringbone design where the pattern goes diagonally across your room instead of the conventional laying parallel to the longest wall.
Precaution and Maintenance
Follow a regular cleaning regime with sweeping or vacuuming and mopping to prevent dirt and dust from accumulating on the floor to cause scratches. Avoid using harsh detergents which is harmful to the floor.
Do not drag any heavy appliance or furniture when moving them around the house. Instead lift it up before moving as the floor is susceptible to scratches.
Areas Suitable for Herringbone Parquet Flooring
Herringbone parquet floors are suitable for residential and commercial use. It improves the monochromatic look of your premises with geometric patterns. Typically herringbone pattern works best in larger formal rooms such as a dining rooms and living rooms. For commercial spaces, it is idle for offices, gym and restaurants.
Parquet floors come in many shades of wooden planks that homeowners can customize to their liking. Oak and walnut variants are the common ones. However, do refrain from installing in areas with high moisture and sunlight like the bathroom and balcony.
Benefits of Herringbone Parquet Floor
Herringbone parquet floors are very durable and thus, can last for a long lime. It may be prone to small tears, but are easily replaced. It can last for decades in many homes.
A herringbone pattern floor is much stable than normal parallel installation because the parquet planks are pushing against each other, thereby eliminating small movements between the planks.
The property value of premises with parquet floor tend to be considerable higher. Coupled with the beautiful geometric patterns greatly enhances the aesthetics and resale value of the house.
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