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The Return Of Oak: Engineered Wood Flooring For Every Interior

Thursday, 27 April 2017


Increasingly popular, engineered flooring has become a part of our homes: more economical and easier to install than hardwood parquet, the engineered wood flooring offers a comparable aesthetics and is available in various sizes of boards and types of wood. But the one that conquers all hearts is definitely the oak wood!

Oak, noble and traditional wood, makes its return to the engineered wood flooring. This classical and inland wood species, with its remarkable qualities, is renowned for its natural durability, solidity and resistance to insects and fungi. The wood can be in the form of many different aspects: you will necessarily find the one which will suit your interior!

Oak floating floor: a multitude of colours and decors

 You can count on BRICOFLOR, your renovation partner, to help you make your choice of oak floating flooring! Oak wood reveals a whole colour palette, ranging from blond to auburn, and even tinted colours such as black, grey or white. Moreover, you can find natural oak engineered wood flooring, more or less tailored to your preference. Indeed, it is possible to acquire an engineered wood floor with veins and nodes that are apparent or on the contrary wooden floors much more homogeneous and uniform.

Natural oak engineered wood flooring


If you are looking for oak wood flooring with natural shades, be aware that the brown and auburn oak colours are ideal because they fit together with all decorative styles: it is perfect if you like to redecorate your interior often! This kind of rustic engineered wood flooring offers soft and reassuring shades and is clearly the best for country style rooms and lofts.

Scandinavian design enthusiasts will be satisfied with floating parquet flooring in light colour, such as beige, which is appreciated for its simplicity and serenity. The atmosphere will definitely be more peaceful and the vitality of the natural light will be boosted! Another advantage would be that light coloured engineered flooring will combine very well with concrete, for a trendy and modern effect!

Tinted oak for a modern floating floor

If you want to lay a luminous and original floor, you can choose a white engineered wood floor! White oak, king of the minimalist style, brings out the elements of decorations, and will ideally fit with white and black furniture, and a few touches of more intense colours.

Tarkett Viva Line "Oak Black"

Tarkett Viva Line "Oak Black"

Associate it with navy blue for a seaside look: classic but effective! The grey, sober and soothing colour has the advantage of suiting easily all other colours. However, it is often unexpected on engineered wood flooring and will be an excellent solution to have at home an exceptional decoration! Urban and trendy effect is guaranteed!

Finally, black floor enthusiasts have something to rejoice: the black engineered flooring is back into fashion! It will bring intimacy and modernity into all your rooms, and will be particularly comfy in bedrooms. We recommend the Tarkett Viva Line "7831004 Oak Black": a model more than elegant and mysterious with its intense black colour.

Engineered hardwood floor: easy installation and maintenance!


All our oak engineered wood floors are easy and quick to install, thanks to their floating installation: ideal if you appreciate tinkering, without calling a professional! They will completely suit your interior. To maintain your floating natural oak flooring, you just have to vacuum and clean it with a slightly moist mop. We advise you to install an underlay to reduce the sound when walking your wooden floor. Please do not install engineered wood floorings in damp rooms; it would damage your floor badly.


Wide selection of oak engineered wood flooring on BRICOFLOR

If our selection of oak parquet has made you want to renovate your floor, you can discover all our engineered floating floors on our BRICOFLOR online shop. To help you with your renovation and purchase process, you can order samples to choose the oak wood flooring that is right for you! Please notice that not all our products are on the website, but feel free to contact us to have more information, just call 01264 980370 or send us an email at We guarantee you the best prices, free samples and a customized offer on request.

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