Scarped Oak Flooring - Any Views

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B&Poo have a solid wood flooring with a "scraped oak" finish to it. It's also known as Home Sense in another store, and there's a laminate version called Oslo. The finish is smooth but with a bumpy texture to it - its supposed to emulate a "worn" look.

Has anyone fitted this, and if so - any views on the finish and durability once down. My only concern, is that if I ever needed to sand the boards - the effect would be lost.
 
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Down to personal choice. And if you think you ever will need to sand your solid floor, don't buy scraped Oak then.
 
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Sorry, but that's really what it is: personal choice.
do you like the look of scraped oak? (and there are many different types of scraped oak around. In our showroom we have smooth scraped and a type that feels really rough - and both types appeal to different client types.

If you like the look, go for it.
 
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I've just re-read my reply - and it does come across a little sarcastic, and this wasn't the intention. I guess what I was trying to say, is that after a lengthy chat with the owner of the shop - this is the most popular finish they sell at the moment, its currently on offer, its a doddle to fit - etc. etc. I wasn't expecting enything less to be honest, a sale is a sale - and if it takes a bit of truth stretching to get there.....

I was looking for an independant and unbiased view on the finish - if anyone had opted for this and fitted it.

Thanks for taking the time to reply though.
 
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We don't know the brand you've seen there. If you have the chance, take a proper look at the sample board and look at the T&G.
That should normally give you a good idea about quality and fitting ease
 
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I'll probably fetch a few sample boards home over the weekend, as I need to look at the colour against the wall colour and wallpaper.
Thanks.
 
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Be aware wood matures over time: most will become a bit darker - warmer within 2 years. Tropical species even within 3 weeks!
 

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