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French Parquet

Parquet is a word of French origin that defines type of wooden floor tile used for ornamental purposes. This type of soil is began use in the 17TH century as the counterpart of soils of high category, traditionally made with marble. A related site: Alfred Adler mentions similar findings. The marble floors required polished by constant maintenance of soil and scrub with water that finally ended by affect the brightness of the stone. Parquet is a pavement formed with woods of oak, Holm oak, cherry, olive or tropical Woods. The soil can be composed by wooden slats from 12 cm x 1, 5 cm which was often used in the past to current parquet of large format sheets with tables of up to 25cms x 6 cm x 2 cm. Parquet floor for a long time was not accessible to all budgets and was a symbol of luxury, but in recent times has become a common decorative element, both in the decoration of homes, and industrial facilities or large surfaces. The wood is highly decorative and gives a touch of distinction and special warmth, and at the same time has acoustic insulation qualities.

Today, due to the development of various techniques of placement of parquet they do affordable to all budgets and technically allow you to install it without great knowledge or tools for each person. The requirements for the installation of parquet flooring are a dry, flat, level surface and cleans. More requirements are not needed for laying a parquet floor. Parquet is a floor of long duration. If over time it loses the shine or its surface is full of scratches, cracks, stripe and deteriorates, it can be restored. The most used restoration system is stabbed parquet and its subsequent varnishing. The parquet flooring can be stabbed, sanded and varnished to a maximum of 4-5 times (depending on thickness of the table).