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Our Wide Board Look

Long and wide boards - how we achieve the classic look! Long and wide boards have long been considered the crème de la crème of timber flooring. They provide an amazing aesthetic which can easily be the most eye catching part of any project. Achieving this level of...

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Cork Flooring Event

Cork Flooring Installation Training Events! Exciting news, Market Timbers are holding free cork flooring installation training events in Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne! Despite the increasing popularity for cork flooring amongst architects and home owners, we've...

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Board Distortions

Permissible Limits for Bow, Spring, Twist & Cup The nature of timber as a hygroscopic product (absorbs moisture from the air) means that distortions in boards is an inevitability. Managing and minimizing these distortions requires an understanding of what...

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Cork in Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia

Cork Flooring in Gaudi's Sagrada Familia Interview with architect Jordi Bonet i Armengol In perfect harmony with Gaudí’s philosophy, cork won over Jordi Bonet i Armengol, the architect in charge of the construction of the Sagrada Família, who told us about the reasons...

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Timber in Bushfire Prone Areas

Timber in Bushfire Prone Areas Australia has a long history of bushfires that spreads back far into our pre-colonial history. They have become well entrenched in the Australian psyche with the 'Bushfire Season' becoming synonymous with the hot northerlies of late...

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6 Reasons To Love Timber Flooring

6 Reasons To Love Timber Flooring Advantages of Timber Flooring Choosing the best flooring material for your home is a major decision not to be taken lightly. You’ll need to consider your budget, the overall aesthetic of your home, the installation procedure and the...

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The Benefits Of Cork Flooring

CORK flooring is a unique material that has a host of benefits other than being beautiful. The retro appeal of cork floors has seen a recent spike in popularity, and rightly so. It is definitely a material to consider, so read on to look at some of the benefits of...

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