Easy Floating Installation Instroduction

A.   Introduction

Wood materials act after the surrounding climate, the main factor is the relative humidity (RH, %).

High humidity means the wood – expands; low humidity – it shrinks.

Due to this natural property you must pay attention to the instructions below.

B. Check before installation

You find additional information to each section further below:

  1. Store the packages in the future room climate and open package after package when you install.
  2. This floor will be floating installed,i.e. keep always a distance to all fixed construction parts.
  3.  Check your floor construction.it must be dry,clean, firm and even,eliminate always wall to wall carpets and investigate the floor.
  4. Choose underlay materials (read carefully below!) according to your own situation – all floors are unique!
  5.  Measure the room, decide installation direction.Note the limitations as per below – due to natural behavior of wood!
  6. Check you floor continuously during the installation.Installed defect boards can easily be replaced – cannot be complainted!
  7.  Keep always the right room climate 45-60 % RH at 18-24 °C.
  8.  Maintain/clean your FLOOR correct and you will enjoy the floor.

C.      Floating  Installation

Your floor is made to be installed floating without glue:

  1. Begin laying in the left-hand corner. Place the floorboard 4-6mmfrom the left wall. The distance to the wall in front (4-6mm) is not important because the flooring can be pushed into place at a later stage.
  2. Press the end section of the next floorboard at an angle to the first one, then lay down. Complete the first row in the same matter.
  3. Place the final floorboard face down and the short side without the locking strip towards the wall. The distance to the wall should be 4-6mm. Mark where the floorboard is to be cut.
  4. Place the floorboard face down on the work surface and cut to size using a pad under 1 saw. Use a fine toothed type if you are using a hand saw. In this case, cut the floorboards face up.
  5. Use a cut piece of board from the previous row to start the next row. This must be at least30 cmlong. If the piece is too short, start with a new board, cut in half. Always ensure that the end joints are staggered at least 30 cm.
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Exclusive Attention Should Be Put on Your Laminate Flooring


Exclusive Attention Should Be Put on Your Laminate Flooring

Elegance and reasonable price are two deep images for laminate flooring, but as time lasts, your laminate flooring would lose its original gloss, so exclusive attention should be put on your flooring during its serving time. Only careful attention is paid, can your laminate flooring perform well for a long time.

To show off its full beauty

Generally, laminate flooring is easy to take good care than hardwood flooring. If you can do the following tips,you are guaranteed to have a well-serving laminate flooring.

1. Keep your flooring dry and clean, use well-moped rag to wipe but not dripping one. If pollution trades exist, it is better to clean up right away. Do not use alkalinity cleaner, gasoline etc. to wash the floor. Of course, the exclusive cleaners that especially for wood flooring is the most suitable.

2. Laminate flooring need not to be waxed or painted, even sanded because laminate flooring is different from solid wood flooring for its smooth and glossy. The abrasion resistant of laminate wood flooring is relatively good comparing to solid wood flooring. If we keep the first tip well, we can get our caring for laminate flooring done once and for ever.

3.Not to let your laminate flooring shined by intense sun or light for a long period in case crack and ageing. Window need to be well closed in case soaked by rain.

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Reveal the secret of “ghost” solid wood flooring

Reveal the secret of “ghost” solid wood flooring


Chinese wood flooring market grows rapidly along with brand building, production craft, and technology innovation. Especially under the strengthened force of leading company which strictly focus on quality and good faith, Chinese local wood market has came over an commendable development.

However, with the economy changing, price of raw material and cost of production rising, Chinese wood flooring industry is facing an unprecedented challenge. Some factories sell seconds at best quality prices, liked bicolor wood flooring, Mixed attached wood flooring, attaching veneer wood flooring, transfer-painted wood flooring and short lifetime wood flooring.

“Five ghosts” means 5 kinds of fake wood flooring of bad quality which is liked real hardwood flooring from appearance. We can easily distinguish the quality after revealing the secret of fake solid wood flooring.

How can we as customers to figure out the “Five ghosts”?

1. Bicolor wood flooring

The raw material is pick from wood which is between sapwood and heart wood. After installation, the surface is treated by color concentrate in order to remove the color difference of sapwood flooring and heart wood, then they will be sold at best quality prices.

Determination Methods: sand the surface or saw off the board to check the aberration

2. Mixed attached board

It is made by after-product materials and failed PBA (Printed Board Assembly) to be sold as wood flooring of best quality. This kind of wood flooring is largely made by B grade wood bases with instability structure which is some kind liked laminate flooring. At the same, because of lacking of painting process, it is easy to peel off and crack.

Determination Methods: make a distinguish of the wood grain. The real wood surface is natural with little aberration, and the back and surface of fake wood flooring has the same wood grain with no aberration.

3. Attaching veneer wood flooring

Attach 0.05-2mm hardwood top veneer on the hardwood base of bad quality to adulterate the quality.

Determination Methods: Check the wood grain of bottom layer and surface, to figure out weather if it is same. If not, that means it is the “ghost” wood flooring.

4. Transfer-painted wood flooring

Wood flooring with wormholes, scratches and crack is re-painted to sell as good-quality hardwood flooring.

5. Short lifetime wood flooring

Wood flooring is kind of products with strict production craft. Some factories with limited technology can not produce hardwood flooring of high quality. The adhesion and hardness of coating can not reach national standard. Especially control process of moisture content is a key measurement for real wood flooring.If fail to put on a strict process on regulating, it is easy to find the situation of coating peeling off, starch, out of shape.

Determination Methods: sand or saw of the board along length direction to find trace of finger joint.

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Bamboo Flooring


Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo flooring is a new type of flooring with tough fibre which is easy to install, available for drawing room etc. Bamboo flooring is easy to handle&clean, only need to wipe by well-wrung mop and vacuum regularly.

The following is the advantage of bamboo flooring:

1.Price is relatively cheaper than hardwood flooring because of its cost performance.

2.Low aberration, even color and systematical tone

3.High stability, insect prevention, uneasy to expand with heat and contract with cold, flexibility for different environment depending on its filamentary structure.

4.Its plant coarse fiber structure does help in anti-water sucking and anti-moisture.

5.Environmental friendly.Most Bamboo Flooring is made of phyllostachys pubescens with 4-6 years growth period.

6.No need to be sanded,painted.It can be used right after installation.

7.Low coefficient of transmission, warm in winter and cool in summer.

8.Good crural feeling,best outfit, full of cultural atmosphere.

9.Bamboo flooring can release more than 35% oxygen than other plants.It also has the performance of radioresistance.

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Wood Species–Burma Walnut



Burma Walnut

Wood and Distribution:

Megaphanerophyte,30-35 meters tall,0.6-1 meter diameter long,8 types of wood distributing in South Asia and Papua New Guinea; Largely comes from South Asia.

Property of Burma Walnut Wood:

Gloosy wood,straight or interlaced grain,fine and even structure,median weight,high hardness,median air shrinkage,easy to process and slice, good quality,good performance of painting,gluing and nailing, slight corrosion resistance,good performance of drying, 0.6g/cm3 air-dry density.

Utility of Burma Walnut Wood:

Suitable for slicing into veneer,plywood,furniture,wood flooring, joinery,high-class carbinet,wood carving and artware,the succedaneum for American Walnut.

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Wood Species-Tauari


Timber Name:Tauari

Source of Timber:South America

Features: Megaphanerophyte that can grow as tall as 16mm and 0.75m diameter long. Straight trunk; Bark can be 1-2 CM long. Light yellow white heartwood, inconspicuous boundary from the white wood, suitable for floors and furniture etc.

Air-dry Density: 0.59g/cm3

Basic Density: 0.49g/cm3

Feature of Tauari Wood:

Diffuse-porous wood; Light yellow white heartwood, inconspicuous boundary from the white wood;Straight grain,fine and even structure; Median dry shrinkage rate and hardness.Good performance of drying;Not easy to crack; bad performance of decay resistance; It performs well even soaked by preservative.Easy to process,cut and glue.

Utility of Tauari Timber:

Suitable for construction, interior trim, furniture, flooring, toy, wood molding, etc.

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Wood Species-Wenge



Scientific name: Senna siamea

Family: Caesalpini-aceae

Distribution:India,Thailand, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Burma

There are 500 species of Caesalpini-aceae,and wenge is one kind of Caesalpini-aceae which is widely grow in Tropical and subtropical region.It has trees, shrubs and herbs.Wenge is one of trees with good commercial value.Trees can be 20 meters high with dark bark.

Growth Habit: Wenge trees grow in light enough environment with the tempreture between 23-30℃. Positive plant;Good resistence to heat,drought,humidity,pollution,dry and easy to transplant.

Garden Utility: Green leaf,easy to plant without much maintenance.It can be used as border tree, shade tree, forest bath tree and planted in gardens, school yards, recreation area,temples. Wenge Wood: Diffuse-porous wood;straight grain;rough structure;yelolow-white

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Wood Species-Santos Mahogany


Santos Mahogany


Cross Section:Diffuse-porous wood,distinct difference exists between sapwood and heart wood.The heart wood is reddish brown to purplish red brown with stripe of light color.The sapwood is nearly white. No obvious annual ring, slightly fragrance.There is resin blackspot sometimes. Cross lamination grain,fine and even structure. Drying shrinkage: 1.8% warp shrinkage rate,3.5% chordwise shrinkage rate. Air-dry density: 0.851.03g/cm3.

 Property of Santos Mahogany Wood

Medium air shrinkage,heavy,high intensity&hardness,good resistance to insect.The sapwood is hard to be impregnated by preservatives.It is uneasy to process into wood timber.The cutting section is smooth and hard to be painted.

Utility of Santos Mahogany Wood

It is suitable for making wood flooring,pole, sleeper,jamb,furniture,joinery,boat, farm tools,toolholders,carvings, car spin product and plywood etc.

 Characteristics of Growth

Santos mahogany is one of leguminosae from South America.As known to us,in western countries,this kind of tree is usually called Quina.It replace balsam pear which is the source material as perfume.They can grow as tall as 30M with white flowers of yellow stamen.


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Wood Species-Robinia



Latin name: Sophora sp

Binomial Nomenclature: Robinia pseudoacacia L

Kingdom: Plant kingdom

Division: Spermatophyta

Subdivision: Angiospermae

Class: Magnoliopsida

Section: Fabales


Subfamily: Papilionoideae


Species: Robinia pseudoacacia

Distribution area: North America(growth of origin),Asia,Europe,etc.


Property of Robinia Wood

0.88-1.05g/cm3 air-dry density,sapwood is greatly different from heart wood.The sapwood is normally yellowish-white or sandy beige,and the heart wood is dark yellowish-brown.The wood timber with high gloss has obvious annual ring,straight grain,uneven structure.The wood is hard,low dry shrinkage and high intensity.It is usually made into high-class furniture at favorable price of good performance of resistance to insect and rot.


Straight grain or interlocked grain,elegant color,good attemperation function.It is the ideal material for making high-class furniture,wood flooring and ship.

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Wood Species-African Padauk

African padauk

Latin name: Pterocarpus soyauxii


Genus: Pterocarpus

Different name: African、padauk、Padauk、Padouk(England、German、Holland),Camwood、Barwood(England),Osun(Nigeria),Palo rojo(Equatorial Guinea),Mbel、Mbil、Muenge(Cameroon、Gabon),N`gula、Bosulu、Corail、Nkula、Nzali、Mukula、Mongola(Zaire),Kisese(Congo),Girassonde、Tacula(Angola).

Distribution and feature

African padauk belonging to megaphanerophyte,can grows more than 30 meters tall and 1.5m long diameter.It is normally in tropical zone and largely import from central and west Africa, Cameroon, Gabon ,Congo.

Structural feature

Bark:0.5-1.5cm thick, friability,rough,easy to spall. Cortex is taupe and the bast is red brown. There are more developed phloem fiber surround the phloem.

Cross section: Sapwood is obviously different from heartwood. Heart wood for the new sections color is red brown, and turns into puce in the air for a long time.Sapwood is yellowandwhite,5-8cm wide.There is not obvious annual ring.

Macroscopic structure:diffuse-porous wood.We can see pores by eye. Solitary pore is more than multiple pore. There are vegetable glue and sediment.

Property of African Padauk Wood

Glossy, faint aroma, straight grain mixing with interlocked grain, medium weight,hardness, intensity and dry shrinkage,good processing property.


It can be made in high class furniture,plywood,wood flooring, toolholder,carve, insulation board,etc.

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