Creating customised timber flooring solutions
Creating customised timber flooring solutions
For floors & stairs
Timber flooring project management services
Timber flooring project management services
For floors & stairs

SUPPLY

Australian & Imported Solid Timber Flooring, Engineered Flooring & Parquetry Flooring
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INSTALL

Proven systems and processes to manage the entire timber flooring installation seamlessly
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SAND & FINISH

Classic clears to on-trend greys, we work with a broad range of stains & finishes
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Portfolio

A selection of our new & noteworthy
Enginered Oak Flooring Sydney Engineered
Timber Flooring Naremburn
Custom Floating Stair Case Manly European Oak

STRONG & TRUE

The traditional timber floor is renowned for its strength, durability and character

TIMBER SPECIES

Australian & Imported Timber Species for Floors & Stairs
American Oak Floors & Stairs
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American White Oak is a popular species for flooring due to its interesting and pronounced grain pattern. American White Oak is also a species that takes stain extremely well, meaning that a multitude of colours can be achieved with little fuss. American White Oak is grown predominantly on the East Coast of the United States. The name “White” Oak refers to the bark of the tree which is a whitish, ash grey colour. Look & Features Large distinctive growth rings, some medullary rays may be present. Botanical Name Quercus Alba. Colour Golden honey browns, some boards can have hints of soft pink tones.

Blackbutt Floors & Stairs
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Blackbutt is a species that grows in abundance in the coastal forests in New South Wales and southern Queensland. The common name is derived from the distinctive black, charcoal look that is only on the base of the trunk. The timber is renowned for both its strength and versatility of application. Blackbutt is a straight grained timber, with a warm nutty hue which will compliment a range of interior designs where a lighter neutral palette is required. Look & Features Exhibits pinholes, dark gum veins and some surface checking. Botanical Name Eucalyptus Pilularis. Colour fairly even from a light honey through to golden nutty browns - sapwood is distinctively paler. Natural Durability Class 1 (above ground), Janka Rating 9.1.

Blue Gum Floor & Stairs
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Sydney Blue Gum is a popular species that grows on the New South Wales Coast. A large tree that has a distinctive bluish tinge to its smooth bark, it is very common in the Sydney and Blue Mountains area, thus the origins of its common name. Sydney Blue gum is a relatively straight grained timber, with some small amounts of interlocking. The beautiful colour and its strong and hard natural attributes make Sydney Blue Gum sort after for both domestic and commercial flooring project the world over. Look & Features Exhibits large cathedral back sawn patterns, hobnails, pinholes and gum veins. Botanical Name Eucalyptus Saligna. Colour Light red through to medium reddish brown, sapwood can be paler. Durability Class 2 (above ground), Janka Rating 9.

Grey Ironbark Floors & Stairs
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Grey Ironbark offers a large variety of colour from dark chocolate to nutty honey with some dark reddish brown. Grey Ironbark has an interesting tight cathedral grain pattern. Recognised as one of the hardest hardwood flooring available in the world, Grey Ironbark is an extremely hardwearing timber that makes it perfect for timber flooring in high traffic commercial and domestic situations. Grey Ironbark is a large size tree that grows along the coast of New South Wales and southern Queensland. Look & Features Tight interlocking cathedral grain and very little gum vein. Botanical Name Eucalyptus paniculata, Eucalyptus drepanoph, Eucalyptus siderophloia. Colour Dark chocolate, nutty honey with some dark reddish-brown. Natural Durability Class 1 (above ground), Janaka Rating 14.

Spotted Gum Floor & Stairs
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Spotted Gum is a rich individual timber, desired by Architects and Designers the world over, particularly for its striking backsawn grain structure, attractive fiddleback and vibrant colour palette. Spotted gum is a large native hardwood that is grown in a variety of forest types along the NSW coastal strip into Queensland. The word “spotted” refers to large spot like features that form on the tree as it sheds its bark in strips. Look & Features Backsawn grain, Fiddleback, Distinctive sapwood, gum veins. Botanical Name Corymbia Maculata. Colour Light coffee brown to dark chocolate with some reddish tinges. Natural Durability Class 1 (above ground), Janka Rating 11.

Roasted Peat Floors & Stairs
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Hurford Roasted is a process that has been developed to enhance timber flooring properties. It uses ultrahigh temperature and humidity to change the molecular structure of the hardwood and creates an extremely stable, more durable, denser product while darkening the natural colour. Heating wood to extreme temperatures permanently changes several of its chemical and physical properties. The change in properties is mainly caused by thermic degrading of hemicelluloses. The Hurford Roasting process is carried out in a purpose built Kiln in which the temperature is increased to 185–215 ºC, depending on the processing level. The colour of the wood fibre changes drastically as the ultrahigh temperature is introduced – the higher the temperature, the darker the change to colour of the fibre is. The colour change is permanent and penetrates the entire piece of hardwood, thus eliminating the need to stain flooring to achieve a rich dark coffee brown colour. The Hurford Roasted process increases greatly the stability of flooring. The process reduces the normal shrinkage and swelling that traditional Kiln Dried hardwood can experience by up to 50%, making it an ideal flooring product. The Hurford Roasted process increases the natural durability by 3 to 4 times greater than the same species unroasted, without the use of chemicals to treat the timber. Since no chemicals are required and only water and heat are used, the Hurford Roasted process is extremely environmentally friendly.

Tallowwood Floors & Stairs
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Tallowwood flooring has long held a majestic presence in Australia, with its golden honey toning, its exceptional durability and its interesting grain features. Sought by Designers and Architects Tallowwood offers an elegant neutral toned palette, with no compromise on density or durability. A large tree that grows in the dryer climates of Northern New South Wales and Southern Queensland, Tallowwood is one of the original timber species used for hardwood flooring in Australia. Look & Features Moderately coarse but even texture with an interlocked grain. Botanical Name Eucalyptus Microcorys. Colour Golden honey brown with a tinge of olive. Natural Durability Class 1, Janka Rating 8.6.

Turpentine Floors & Stairs
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Turpentine is a large hardwood that grows in the rich lush soils of the north east coast of Australia between Sydney and Cairns. With its beautiful deep chocolate reddish brown colouring, Turpentine is a floor that matches well with modern elegant spaces. Turpentine has an even texture with a very tight interlocking grain. Botanical Name Syncarpia glomulifera. Colour Dark chocolates to reddish brown. Natural Durability Class 1 (above ground). Janaka Rating 12.

VERSATILE & STABLE

Engineered flooring offers added stability while maintaining the appearance & characteristics as solid timber flooring

Projects

Solid Timber, Parquetry & Engineered Flooring by Insight Flooring
American Oak Flooring Neutral Bay

American Oak Flooring Neutral Bay

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Timber Flooring Duffys Forest

Reclaimed Oregon Duffys Forest

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Blackbutt Flooring Palm Beach

Blackbutt Flooring Palm Beach

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Timber Flooring Stairs Greenwich

Hurford Roasted Peat Greenwich

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Timber Flooring Warrawee

Hurford Roasted Peat Warrawee

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Blue Gum Flooring Chatswood

Blue Gum Flooring Chatswood

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Timber Flooring Neutral Bay

Tallowwood Flooring Neutral Bay

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Brush Box Flooring Seaforth

Brush Box Flooring Seaforth

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Timber Flooring Cammeray

Turpentine Flooring Cammeray

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SOPHISTICATED & TIMELESS

Parquetry provides many options of combining block orientation, size and species to transform floors into an outstanding feature.

What our clients have to say

View our happy clients, fully satisfied with our service.
What an amazing all-round experience. Our initial contact was with Sarah and we were impressed with not only her knowledge of products and options, but her responsiveness, professionalism and willingness to accommodate. Sarah and Sandro were passionate in providing a custom colour that we were ultimately thrilled with, with quite a detailed process to ensure satisfaction. The installation of the high quality American oak flooring and custom floating stairs is incredible. They worked very well with our Builder in a tight program. Couldn’t be happier and would recommend to anyone particular if you are after a team that can deliver various bespoke solutions!
Andrew Gammo

Andrew Gammo

Home Owner

Congratulations to you for being brave and trying something new and innovative. We just knew that we wanted the stairs to look fabulously smart and stylish. You provided that by thinking up your cutting edge concepts to allow us to keep the dark timber on the stair treads - true innovation. So lovely to say we have an Award winning floor!! Thank you for giving us the opportunity to say that.
Alex & Peter

Alex & Peter

Home Owners

Insight Flooring laid the American Oak flooring and floating stairs in our new home and we are delighted! Sandro's attention to detail is impressive and shows in the amazing results, which are commented on by any guests to our house. His experience and passion for his work shone through . Sandro took a lot of time to understand and guide us through the process to ensure our floors and floating stairs exactly matched our vision. Sandro, Sarah and the team at Insight Flooring made the entire process easy and were great to work with. We would highly recommend them.
Peter & Kylie

Peter & Kylie

Home Owners

As a Professional Residential Designer, I have had the pleasure in working with the Insight Flooring team on many of my projects. Their knowledge and attention to detail is impressive and the outcome has always been beautiful and well crafted. My clients have always been extremely happy with Insight Flooring finishes. I will continue to recommend them to all my clients for their timber floors.
Catherine Finlay

Catherine Finlay

Designer & Client

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