What is Merbau timber flooring?
The species Intsia bijuga grows naturally in much of South East Asia, particularly the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Pacific Islands and Papua New Guinea.
Merbau is one of the hardest and most durable timber species available. Merbau is so tough even termites hate it.
Engineered Merbau Hardwood flooring consists of a layer of natural solid wood on top of a base of high-quality plywood. Engineered flooring is increasingly demanded by designers in both residential and commercial spaces due to ease of installation, durability, versatile design ranges, aesthetic appearance and cost-effectiveness resulting from long durability.
Engineered Hardwood is proven to be more resistant to variations of moisture and temperature than solid wood floors because of the stable base of high-quality plywood layers which also helps to avoid gaping and peaking.
Merbau engineered flooring is good for the following areas
Merbau is a classic looking timber which is suitable for all areas of the home, excluding wet areas. It's hard wearing properties are perfect for high foot traffic and day-to-day use such as living areas and kitchen.
Sizes and Variations
Merbau is available in 2190/1830 x 136 x 13.5 mm tongue & groove boards with a 25-35% semi-gloss finish.
Merbau flooring durability and maintenance
A hardwood with a high Janka hardwood rating of 8.56kN, it’s a highly resilient and durable flooring option exuding raw, natural beauty.
We recommend using the Bona cleaning products on your new timber flooring. Bona floor cleaning products are made in Sweden and include ranges which are designed specifically for timber flooring.
Bona floor care products are non-toxic, PH Neutral, water-based and Greenguard certified.
Where to buy Merbau engineered flooring
The Eastern Flooring Centre is the provider and reputable supplier of the Merbau range in Melbourne.
When choosing your flooring product, we provide a free, no obligation consultation, as well as design advice and tips with guidance on how to install and take care of your product.
Guarantee and quality service
Merbau timber flooring is guaranteed for durability and quality when purchased and installed by the Eastern Flooring Centre. It comes with a 25 year residential wear warranty and a lifetime structural warranty.
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