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Wooden floors: Classification, advantages and disadvantages and detailed price list

Wooden flooring is a flooring material that mainly contains wood. This flooring line is increasingly popular in life with its high aesthetics, long-term durability and convenience in installation.

Currently, there are 3 popular types of wooden floors including:

  • Natural wooden floor
  • Laminate flooring
  • Engineered wood flooring

In general, wooden floors are increasingly popular today because of many advantages such as:

  • Brings luxury and warmth to the home
  • The average lifespan of wooden floors is up to 20 years
  • Safe for users' health
  • No slipping,…

Besides the outstanding advantages, wooden flooring materials also have some limitations that users need to note such as:

  • High price
  • Poor water resistance
  • May be affected by termites.

Depending on the type, the price of wooden floors can range from a few hundred to millions of dong per square meter. The following article will help you understand three popular types of wooden floors and questions related to these materials.

Natural, industrial, technical wood floors
Natural, industrial, technical wood floors
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What are the 3 popular types of wooden floors today?

There are 3 popular types of wooden floors that are widely used on the market:

  • Natural wooden floor
  • Laminate flooring
  • Engineered wood flooring

Natural wooden floor

Natural wooden floor is a line of flooring made from natural wood trunks. They can be produced from many different types of trees such as Cypress, Oak, Freesia, Walnut, etc. After mining, this material is processed with modern machinery to improve its quality. quantity for flooring.

Note:

  • You should choose to buy natural wood floors at reputable stores to ensure product quality.
  • Use and maintain wooden floors properly to increase longevity.
Natural wood floor structure is durable, increasing the longevity of all projects
Natural wood floor structure is durable, increasing the longevity of all projects

Laminate flooring

Laminate flooring is a flooring material created by pressing and compressing natural wood pulp (accounting for 80-85%) along with additives and glue under high pressure. The product has a 4-layer structure and is designed with a lock next to the floorboard.

Laminate flooring is made up of 4 layers with a smart locking system to help the product install easily
Laminate flooring is made up of 4 layers with a smart locking system to help the product install easily

Engineered wood flooring

Engineered wood flooring (Engineered wood floors) is a flooring material made from many layers of wood glued together. The floor is composed of two main layers: the surface layer and the bottom layer.

  • Surface layer: Thickness is from 2mm - 5mm, made from pure natural wood. The surface will be finished with UV paint or oil depending on the user's preference.
  • Bottom layer: Usually made from Plywood or slatted natural wood.
    • The first type is Plywood: Formed from 10-15 thin wooden boards 1 - 2mm thick pressed and glued tightly together.
    • The second type is slatted natural wood: There is a bottom layer of small-sized natural wood slats joined together.
Structure of Engineer wooden floor from Plywood
Structure of Engineer wooden floor from Plywood
The structure of Engineer wooden floors is made from natural wood laminated
The structure of Engineer wooden floors is made from natural wood laminated
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Advantages of wooden floors

Wooden flooring is the top choice for interior and exterior floor decoration items with many outstanding advantages such as: creating luxury and warmth for the space, long life, safe for users' health, and not being damaged. slippery,…

Brings luxury and warmth to the home

With natural colors, diverse wood grains,... wooden floors will bring luxurious, warm beauty to the home. This material also brings comfort and a smooth feeling to the user's feet when moving.

Wooden floors will help make the living space warmer
Wooden floors will help make the living space warmer

The average lifespan of wooden floors is up to 20 years

The lifespan of wooden floors today is much higher than that of some other materials. At the same time, applying modern technology with good materials, wooden floors have a long life, and throughout the process of using wooden floors still retain their beauty and quality after a long time of use.

Safe for users' health

Whether it is natural wood floors or industrial wood boards, they are carefully processed, applying modern technology in the production process, ensuring safety for users' health and suitable for Vietnam's climatic conditions.

Typically, according to Circular 04/2023/TT-BXD of the Ministry of Construction, it stipulates that laminate flooring must meet E1 standard - Formaldehyde emission content (a gaseous organic compound with a pungent odor and negative impact on the environment). human health) yes ≤ 0,124mg/m³. This factor is to ensure the quality of flooring and not harm human health during use.

In the Vietnamese market, many wooden flooring brands have been recognized as safe for human health such as:

Not slippery

The surface of today's wooden floors also has a protective layer, is easy to clean but still has a certain level of friction to limit slipping for users when moving.

The wooden floor surface has a certain roughness, effectively preventing slipping
The wooden floor surface has a certain roughness, effectively preventing slipping
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Disadvantages of wooden floors

The limitations of current wooden floors are high cost, poor water resistance and possible termites.

High price

Compared to many other materials such as ceramic tiles and cement, wooden floors have a high price

Poor water resistance

Even though it is treated during the manufacturing process, wooden floors cannot withstand water for long periods of time.

Vulnerable to termite attack

Wood is the main food of termites. If not treated carefully, wooden floors can still be attacked by termites, causing damage and affecting the quality of the project. Therefore, when you go to buy wooden floors, you need to carefully study the parameters and should look to buy wooden floors with a termite warranty policy.

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The most detailed wooden floor price list

The current price of wooden floors depends on many factors such as raw material sources, production technology, transportation costs, etc. Below is the price list of wooden floors researched and compiled by Kosmos in April 4. Guests can refer to:

Floor Type

Price 

Natural wooden floor

Chamwood wooden floor

About 600.000 - 1.500.000 VND/m²

Oak wooden floor

About 500.000 - 2.000.000 VND/m²

Laminate flooring South Africa

About 800.000 - 1.500.000 VND/m²

Chiu Liu wooden floors

About 1.200.000 - 1.600.000 VND/m²

Giang Huong wooden floor

About 1.300.000 - 3.000.000 VND/m²

Walnut Flooring

About 1.000.000 - 3.000.000 VND/m²

Laminate flooring

Vietnamese laminate flooring

About 230.000 - 445.000 VND/m²

German parquet

About 650.000 - 950.000 VND/m²

Malaysian laminate flooring

About 345.000 - 615.000 VND/m²

Swiss wooden floors

About 600.000 - 1.800.000 VND/m²

Belgian wooden floors

About 500.000 - 3.200.000 VND/m²

European wooden floor

About 400.000 - 1.500.000 VND/m²

Chinese wooden floors

About 200.000 - 400.000 VND/m²

Cheap wooden floor

About 190.000 - 500.000 VND/m²

High quality wooden floor

Over 500.000 VND/m²

Engineered wood flooring

About 700.000 - 2.000.000 VND/m²

Note: The above is a reference price for wooden floors. Depending on the time and supplier, the product price may change.

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Related question

What is the average lifespan of wooden floors?

Depending on the type of wooden floor, they will have different lifespans:

  • Natural wood floors from 30 - 50 year
  • Laminate flooring from 10 - 25 year
  • Engineered wood flooring from 25 - 30 year.

Note: This is only an average lifespan, the actual lifespan of wooden floors may be higher or lower depending on many factors.

How to clean wooden floors?

We clean wooden floors by sweeping dirt on the floor, cleaning wooden floorboards regularly, and using cleaners wooden floor cleaner appropriate when needed,…

Use appropriate cleaning solution to ensure floor quality
Use appropriate cleaning solution to ensure floor quality

What type of wooden floor is good?

Natural wood floors, engineered wood floors, engineered wood floors, etc. all have their own advantages and disadvantages. To better understand Good wooden floors In the market, we need to consider many aspects such as: usage needs, budget, decoration style,...

Are wooden floors durable?

Wooden floors are currently considered to be highly durable for up to 30 years. However, the lifespan of wooden flooring will depend on many factors such as: type of material, production technology, floor thickness, usage and preservation,...

>>> Is laminate flooring durable?

Should I choose laminate flooring or natural wood flooring?

Laminate floors or natural wood floors both have their own unique characteristics. To choose the right type of flooring, we can consider many factors such as:

  • Price
  • Reliability
  • Water resistance
  • Anti-termite ability
  • Material
  • Construction time,…

>>> Learn in detail: Making floors from natural wood, industrial wood or bamboo?

What sizes of wooden floors are popular?

The size of wooden floors will depend on the type of floor and manufacturing unit. Below are popular wooden floor sizes that you can refer to:

  • Width: 120mm, 150mm, 180mm,…
  • Thickness: 8mm, 12mm, 15mm,…
  • Length: 1200mm, 1800mm, 2400mm,…

Which wooden floor color is suitable for indoor spaces?

Choosing the right wood floor color will contribute to enhancing the aesthetic value of the space. Below are some suggestions for wooden floor colors suitable for indoor spaces:

  • Dark brown wooden floor
  • Neutral wood floors
  • Light colored wooden floors

>>> See how to choose the most beautiful color and color combination for wooden floors and furniture HERE.

How long does it take to install wooden floors?

Construction time for 100m2 Wooden floors range from 2 - 5 days depending on many factors such as: Type of wooden floor, flooring style, construction techniques, number of installers,...

Can I install wooden floors myself?

You can install wooden floors yourself if you have experience and master the techniques to ensure the floorboards do not warp. In case you are not a professional or do not have much experience, you should hire a professional worker to ensure the aesthetics and quality of the project.

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Where to distribute quality wooden floors in Vietnam?

Kosmos is one of the leading warehouses in Vietnam specializing in the distribution of wooden floors. Not only does it focus on providing quality wooden floors, but it also focuses on customer support services and technical staff. Our staff is always willing to advise and assist customers in choosing the most suitable product.

Staff always support the most suitable product line for customers
Staff always support the most suitable product line for customers

Laminate Flooring Not only is it a simple flooring material, but it is also a luxurious highlight for any space. If you need more information about the hottest types of wooden floors today, you can refer to Kosmos' wooden floor blog or contact directly via phone number. (+84) 903 093 221 to receive the most detailed answers from Kosmos's experienced experts.

References
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  2. https://kosmos.vn/san-go-engineer/
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