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Wood Flooring in Exeter | How To Choose Your New Flooring

We believe that there’s no home that won’t look good with our wood flooring in Exeter. There’s so many options to choose from and each piece of natural wood is beautifully unique. Once installed, your floor will last for many years and won’t require much maintenance. Devon Wood Floors employ a team of craftsmen who lay beautiful wood floors in Exeter and across Devon. Find out more about how wood flooring could benefit your home in our handy guide below.

Material Options

Devon Wood Floors have a range of options to choose from. Our wood flooring in Exeter is suitable for any property. Find out more about everything we have to offer by reading on.

Solid Wood

The traditional look and feel of solid wood flooring is hard to beat. As well as this, it’s long lasting and low maintenance. It’s very robust and desirable, so it’ll add value to your home. You can choose from many different colours of wood for a truly bespoke finish. For solid wood flooring in Exeter, make Devon Wood Floors your first call!



Parquet flooring has a beautiful finish and brings a touch of elegance into any home. It was viewed as a very expensive option for many years due to it’s painstaking installation process. Nowadays, modern manufacturing has made it much easier to fabricate and install. This means that it’s much more affordable. You can choose from many different patterns, so the customisation options are endless!


Engineered Wood

The concept for engineered wood flooring began as a solution to solve the compatibility issue of having solid oak floors with underfloor heating systems. Because engineered wood floor has a solid base, it’s much more versatile than solid wood but still has an authentic feel.


Wood Flooring Care & Finishes

Once your wood flooring is installed, you’ll want to take good care of it. There’s a few different wood care options you have to choose from.

Hardwax Oil

These protective oils are used to improve the appearance of your floor. Hardwax oil is suitable for all wood surfaces, including wooden bowls and furniture. Some hardwax oil is suitable for interior use, but you can also find exterior use oils too. This is a versatile finish that can also be used on similar surfaces such as cork and wood fiber. Application usually requires you to apply the product and let it settle before removing any excess with a cloth


This is more easily done with an electric floor buffer. The hardwax then needs between 24 and 72 hours to dry and will be completely cured in a longer time. The cure time can take anywhere from a week to a month, depending on the product used.


Unlike oil, lacquer doesn’t sink into wood. It sits on top, giving the floor shine and protection. Lacquer is much more durable than oils, so it’s a great choice for rooms with heavy footfall. It’s also great where spills might happen often, as liquid won’t be able to penetrate the protective coat of lacquer.

application of floor finishing product

Natural Oil

Natural oil is a great option for those who want their floors to feel traditional. When applied to your floor, the oil will penetrate the wood and harden. This strengthens the floor and also adds a beautiful finish.


For Wood Flooring in Exeter, Choose Devon Wood Floors

Our team lay beautiful floors in Devon every day. Choose our experienced team to transform your home. We can come to your home and carry out a survey at no cost. We’ll offer you a free quotation and install your floors without fuss. Our team will leave your home looking beautiful. Call us today to find out more about our range of products.

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