Blue Gum Flooring Chatswood

View St, Chatswood

Sydney Blue Gum Flooring

Architect
Contemporary Architecture

Builder
Newmark Group

Timber Mill
Hurford Hardwood

Flooring Product
130 x 19 mm Select Grade Sydney Blue Gum Tongue & Groove Flooring

Finish Specification
Synteko Classic 50 / Semi-Gloss

Print Media
Article by Daily Telegraph Aussie developers build feng shui homes to meet growing market

“SMALL property developers have turned to feng shui principles in a bid to snare foreign buyers, following in the footsteps of larger corporate companies, such as Stockland.”

Television Media
A Current Affair View St Chatswood development incorporates feng shui principles in building design

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Sydney Blue Gum (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.

Select Grade

Providing a floor where the feature present or natural discolouration will not dominate the appearance of the floor. Features that are permitted still include short narrow gum veins, a limited number and size of past borer activity and small knots

Solid Timber Flooring

Can be fixed direct to joists, to sheet subfloors of particleboard or plywood over joists, plywood or battens over concrete slabs and in some locations, direct fixing to the concrete slab is common. The traditional timber floor is renowned for its strength, durability and character. Throughout its life, solid strip timber floors can be rejuvenated to near new condition by sanding and refinishing. It is ideal for new houses or to match existing floors in renovations and they can be top (face) nailed, or secretly fixed in combination with adhesives.

Synteko Classic

Is a fast-drying, two-component, acid-curing hardwood floor finish for interior use based on modified amino and alkyd resins in a solvent mixture. This finish has an amber colour, enhancing natural wood colours. Synteko Classic delivers an extremely durable, long lasting beautiful finish. Suitable for finishing of hardwood and other timber floors in residential as well as in commercial areas offering excellent grain clarity,depth and colour. Synteko Classic acts as its own sealer has excellent workability properties and fast drying time provide the benefit of one-day job application. Synteko Classic is available in three gloss levels: Matte, Satin, Gloss. Synteko Classic complies with the latest VOC rules in Europe.