How to Care for a Timber Floor

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We are often asked how to best care for a timber floor. The good news is that timber floors are easy to clean and maintain. With regular cleaning and maintenance, a timber floor can look beautiful for a lifetime.

Based on our experience, here are a few guidelines we recommend when caring for your timber floor.

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Introducing Bosk Engineered Timber Flooring

Bosk Engineered Flooring in Ryrie

Our Bosk engineered timber flooring adds warmth and character to your home. Bosk features a European Oak top layer that displays a beautiful grain pattern. All boards are unique and will have colour, grain and feature variations. Stair nosing is available to enable continuity of floor covering throughout your build. Bosk is available in two…

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These screws have got the look

Vintage Decking Screws

We’re excited to be stocking AnchorMark’s Vintage Decking screws in our hardware store.   These 304 grade stainless steel screws are already catching the attention of our trade customers, largely owing to the vintage colour (similar to a bronze colour) and how it looks with some of our popular decking species – Spotted Gum, Silvertop and…

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EZY JAMB – available at Barwon Timber

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EZY JAMB ??? The metal jamb set that designers and architects are specifying more often for new housing.  Ezy Jamb is a metal clip together jamb set that creates a clean sharp finish as you don’t require architrave.  The jamb slides over the plaster and has perforated section to enable plasterer to finish off direct…

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Close the door on guarantee problems

Barwon Timber Showroom Corinthian Doors

One of the great mysteries of the building trade is what is and isn’t covered by guarantees on doors. Particularly external doors.  Customers need to remember that doors, just like any other building product, come with instructions.  These include how to hang and finish your door. Here are some of the most common questions our…

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Matt Black handles now available

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New door furniture finishes rarely hit the market, so when they do we get excited and two of our suppliers have released new black door furniture ranges worth looking at.  We’ve combined what we think is the best of both to give our customers a complete range of black door furniture for their next build.…

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Need a tough security door? We can help

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Unfortunately home security is becoming an increasing problem in our area.  Barwon Timber can help you out with a Strong Ox security door to fit your needs. Strong Ox is a family owned business just like Barwon Timber and has been operating for 3 years.  Strong Ox manufacture an impressive product.  The doors are tough…

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Weatherboards, which type is best for your house?

Weatherboards-Barwon Timber

You’ve finally made up your mind to clad or reclad your house with weatherboards, now all you have to do is decide on the profile you like and if you should use timber or fibre cement weatherboards.  Ask someone to describe an Australian home and the word weatherboard is sure to come up. We’ve been supplying…

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Timber battens – make your project stand out


Timber battens are an excellent way to add a timber element to your design or project.  Timber battens look fantastic indoors and outdoors.  Barwon Timber has a wide range of timber batten species and sizes available,  our mill can rip, saw, dress and oil to your desired size and finish.   Many of our customers have created excellent designs…

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