The use of wooden framework (ไม้ โครง which is the term in Thai), both in residential and commercial areas, is a trend among architects and decorators. The material is timeless and gives a more rustic, and at the same time sophisticated, tone to the places where it marks its presence.

There are several different wooden floors. Commonly, they come from natural wood, in all its composition, although from several different species. However, the most common floors are coumaru, peroba, ipe, almond, tauari, and oak floors.

There are differences in the resistance and hardness of these species, which can be found in specialized stores. Commonly, the establishments have a note about the resistance and durability of each wood.

Wood Floors: Know Their Differences

Parquet floors and parquet floors are some of the names of different wooden floors. However, the difference between them has to do with the thickness and width of the wooden boards that make up the floor.

According to a survey, its thickness usually varies between one and two centimeters, depending on the type of finish. In addition, it is also possible to make several designs with different floor formats. However, at the beginning of the 20th century, the drawings on the wooden floors were a work much appreciated in Brazilian constructions. After all, many examples of this trend in flooring have resisted until today, such as

Carpets And Rugs

The carpets started to be manufactured through the nomads, with the wool of goats and sheep. Thus, they made the material a shelter due to the severe climate of some regions. However, on one of his trips, navigator Marco Polo got to know the product and brought it to the West. After that, rugs and carpets gained increasing popularity around the world.

Currently, carpets and rugs are fundamental pieces of decoration. In addition, they perform essential functions, such as reducing the impact and absorbing sounds in the environment.


Cork is a material derived from a cork oak. Its use has been going on for thousands of years, and as a natural product, it has many applications in the modern world. Cork is also an old material. Its use has been going on for thousands of years, and it is known that the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans already used it for countless functions. However, in 1680, it began to be used for the manufacture of stoppers.

This material is highly versatile, produced from the bark of the cork oak, going through several stages until its final application. The main characteristics of cork: thermal and acoustic insulation, elasticity, high shock absorption, and fire resistance. After all, it is highly sought after for floor coverings, both for residential and industrial environments.

The wooden floor is undoubtedly one of the best flooring options regardless of the room – living room, kitchen, stair handrail (ราว จับ บันได ,which is the term in Thai) and bedroom. In addition, it is a type of floor considered warm; that is, it does not vary much in temperature; it is also beautiful and super cozy.