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Saturday, January 26, 2013

Be creative with waste wood

Used wood can still be processed for useful purposes

Be creative with leftover wood has its own expertise. You can use wood waste from wood craftsmen so the price will be cheaper.
Wood residues are considered worthless in a particular process. But the remnants of the wood can still be used for other processes and time.

The remnants of the timber industry can be a log end, core logs, veneer damaged and saw dust.
Meanwhile, the remnants of the neighborhood may be the remains of the building. Wood type of building materials are usually hardwood with good quality.
You can be creative so that the remains of wood and can be useful.

Wood recycling is very popular nowadays. An example is the use of recycled wood as the floor. Old wood has proven strong, even stronger than new wood. Timber trees of antiquity has strong resistance and can survive until now. Wood nowadays mostly malnourished and grow longer and the wood produced is not like the days of old.

f you want to exploit directly used wood from the remains of the building, make sure the timber does not have holes that are too much as this can reduces the strength of wood.
Besides the timber will also have the thickness, length and width are varied.

You also need to understand the function of each of the materials used or recycled them. The function of these materials can be either structural or function of the building just as a filler. In this case the material can be strong, brittle or quality is already far down so that it is advisable not to use it anymore. Examples like this are already fragile roof structure you can use for material to use to cover a wall or decorative elements.

You can also be creative with used wood for interior accents such as for tables and chairs. Door of the old material can be used for the table and a roof secondhand can be used for decorative element or an interesting mosaic.
For the exterior you can use as exterior wall coverings.

All the ingredients that the former has the advantage as it is environmentally friendly and cheaper because it is not used anymore by the old owner.
The drawback is the material has deteriorated and should be carefully selected according to the needs.

Wooden floors are considered art to create a different kind of geometric figures for the design. The process of assembling the parts may be performed manually or using a machine designed for this purpose. The process is similar to the installation of tile floors. The materials used differ only in that the parquet uses softwood.

Installation is easy if you know the right procedures. But if you think that you can not do it, it is advisable to hire a skilled worker who can install it for you so that you do not waste time and money.

If the wood floor is properly installed, check thoroughly and make sure there are no gaps in the surfaces. Gaps can cause deformations in the future. It is also important that you learn to pay attention to your investment to avoid damage.

As with any wooden floor, avoid any liquid on the parquet surface. In case of spillage, clean immediately with a damp cloth or mop. Avoid moving objects or furniture on the floor as this can cause serious scratches and even disappearance of the surface.

The cleaning of this type of floor is very easy with a suitable polisher and a cotton cloth. Only use cleaning solutions for wooden floors. The use of cleaning agents that are not suitable for wood floors can cause stains and damage due to chemical reactions. Regularly remove dirt and dust to maintain the smooth surface of the floor and to get a new look.

When using a vacuum cleaner, be careful not to overdo it as it will carry the finish.

If the floor of your floor has visible scratches, you can use retouching pens, usually wax, that match the color of the striped areas. Use a spatula to remove excess material, then polish the treated area.

You can also use markers with wood stains that you can buy on your local hardware. These markers can be used to treat scratches on any part of your floor.

If your parquet is badly damaged you can treat the area yourself. Use a tape around the damaged area, then use a fine sandpaper and sand off the damaged part. After sanding, repaint the area and apply a new finish. Buff the affected part until you are satisfied with the result.

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