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Wood Floors Greener than Ever

Wood Floors Greener than Ever


Posted in Wood Flooring by Source Wood Floors on August 24th 2015
Wooden floors are a great feature to your home or you
r office. They provide a homey, comfortable, and classic look and feel to your interiors. However, if you are seriously conscious about the environment, negotiating on whether or not to give wood floors a “go” can be a tough decision. It is possible to think green and still have lovely wooden floors. 

Certification by the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR)

There are a number of things that you should discuss with your architect or interior designer before installing. 

First, you must make sure that all materials are responsibly acquired. All floors from Source Wood Floors UK are legal timber. As a trader, we comply with Trader’s Obligations under the EUTR. We have records of the sources where our wood comes from and to whom it gets sold to. Information about these transactions is kept for 5 years.

An Enterprise Aligned with Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)

Most wooden floors of Source Wood UK are also FSC certified. FSC, or Forest Stewardship Council, is an organization that promotes responsible wood harvesting in forests around the world. By aligning with this organization, you can be assured that we comply “with the highest social and environmental standards on the market” (fsc-uk.org).

As a benefit of this certification, Source Wood Floors supplies are secured that it has not been contaminated with illegal timbers. It also means that we are a trustworthy company because our operators are rightfully fulfilling their obligations, such as committing to a due diligence system (DDS). Due Diligence system requires operators to have correct information and undergo risk assessment and risk mitigation in the process of getting raw materials.

Source Wood Floor UK carries different types of floors to fit your specifications. We are also accredited by the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA), which means that our staffs are trained to guide you on your wood floor needs.  We also offer technical advice for free, aside from having a wide range of species for you to choose from, including oak, truffle oak, and walnut. You can also customize the finish, dimension, character grade, color or stain, texture, etc. at a reasonable price. Free delivery is offered from two to five days after the day of purchase.

Need more information about our products and services? We are easily reachable by phone or email. Contact us at your earliest convenience!

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