Spy Out Forgotten Buildings
Are you looking for Antique Hardwood Floors for your new home, business or existing home? You have come to the right place. Did you know that Clay Floors in Dallas has been installing Antique Hardwood Floors for over 25 years? It’s really true. Antique hardwood floors, hardwood floors, wood floors, and handscraped hardwood floors are our business. In fact, hardwood floors of all kinds have been our specialty in the last 25 years.
The history of Clay Floors is very special. In that time our focus has always been the best quality products in hardwood floors for our best clients. When it comes to providing antique hardwood flooring, it’s safe to say that in order to find the best of the best for our clients; we have spent some time in some strange places. Quite literally we mean where there’s old abandoned buildings, factories, warehouses and the like. Why? That’s where all the forgotten treasure of antique hardwood floors and reclaimed wood can be found.
On the surface, when you see an old abandoned building all grey and falling down, you might not think that you could find anything of value; but most of these old buildings arc loaded with pine, chestnut, hemlock, spruce and other antique woods that can simply be recycled into beautiful trim, molding doors, and furniture and yes floors. Beautiful pine antique hardwood floors, chestnut antique hardwood floors, hemlock hardwood floors, spruce antique hardwood floors, and any other woods commonly used for antique hardwood flooring.
People enjoy knowing that Clay Floors is doing their part for recycling and contributing to the green flooring aspect of beauty for the home. The look of these beautiful hardwood floors today has become more and more popular and renovations and upgrades refinishing, restaining, and installing new antique hardwood floors has now been recognized as the new norm in the hardwood flooring industry. Their beauty, endurance, and sustainability is unsurpassed. Increasing demand has here in the United States continues to be on the forefront of options for consideration by architects, interior designers, commercial builders and residential homes alike.
What To Look For In An Antique Hardwood Floor
Sheen and patina, colors, textures, and distress points are, and always have been, something you experience in older antique hardwood floors. These superior qualities should always be present in antique hard wood, and reclaimed wood products. Their beauty is rich, full of character, and this thrilling reclaimed wood is typically available in much wider widths and longer lengths. Remember that the increased home or commercial values associated with these reclaimed wood products is higher, but the beauty is worth every penny.
Older rustic antique hardwood floors that have old wide planks and larger knots provide the durability and sustainability that can’t usually be duplicated. Call Clay Floors today and let us show you samples of these beautiful reclaimed woods for your home or business. We are confident that once you see them you will be totally spoiled to their beauty. Let us put our skills we have acquired in the last 25 years to work for you and complete that dream you have been seeing for so long.
If you are interested in antique hardwood flooring for an institution, school, university, office building or commercial location, you may need to have some additional questions answered. You may be able to qualify for credits under certain categories. The EPA and Leeds Green Building Standards are viable considerations for your investment.
The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System is the USGBC’s benchmark for designing, building and operating green buildings. To become certified, projects must first meet the prerequisites designated by the USGBC then earn a certain number of credits within the six categories: sustainable sites, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, materials & resources, indoor environmental quality, innovation & design process. By using reclaimed wood for your antique hardwood floor, you can earn credits towards achieving LEED project certification. Because reclaimed wood is considered recycled content, it meets the Materials & Resources criteria for LEED certification and because some reclaimed lumber products are FSC certified, they can qualify for LEED credits under the certified wood category.
Keith Clay has been in business for almost 28 years serving Dallas, Frisco, Plano, Richardson and all Dallas Metroplex suburbs. We know wood floors and can answer any questions you may have. If you want the best job from a company of professionals, call us today. 972-463-6604. World Class Craftsmanship. Reasonable Prices.