The new trends in decorating opt for the use of wooden floors throughout the house. Spaces that were exclusive and ceramic tiles (like the bathroom and kitchen) can also benefit from the quality and elegance of wood, as long as they choose resistant varieties and special treatments.
In traffic areas that are constantly exposed to the
transit of those living at home, it is also necessary to carefully select the type of wood are going to drop, especially in the halls, they get dirty with dust, dirt or water of rain as it goes home.
In the kitchen, the wood most recommended are the dark tropical (jatoba, teak, etc.) as naturally resistant to water and fat. If you have an open kitchen and want to get a sense of continuity, choosing a single floor for both environments, and also this should be in light shades, oak is the hardest wood and resilient.
The treatments are applied to this material to withstand use in a kitchen rely on pore sealing, which increases its durability, yet is essential to avoid marking stains instantly.
Similarly, tropical woods like teak, merbau, jatoba, etc., are most suitable for bathing, as they prevent leaks due to its density and its high oil content.
To ensure water resistance, current treatments are elaborate waterproofing and sealants based on polyurethane, and protect the surface remained unchanged despite the use, the recommendation that our bathroom hardwood floors look like new is always stabbing every 10 years about in terms of wear.
For the receiver and / or the main hallway, you should choose a hardwood (oak, ash, etc.) With a painted finish which protects against bumps and scratches. Furthermore, it is much easier to maintain, enough only to pass the mop and periodically apply a special product to nourish the wood.