Bush Inn – Solid oak & concrete block and beam floor Blog

Welcome to the Bush Inn flooring blog, in this blog you’ll find lots of useful information relating to different flooring types¬†from solid oak flooring, To its block and beam floor counterpart. We will be taking a look at the flooring industry in general, and looking at the latest trends that are going on in the sector.

Bush Inn – A look at a solid oak flooring

Solid oak flooring has been around for years, way back in history we can see that some of the earliest floors were made from Materials like oak and large, the reason for this is is that solid oak floors are built to last, which is perfect for bed and breakfasts and places like the Bush Inn. It is the characteristics of the woods that are used themselves that make this method of flooring so we liable, people who use this method of flooring can rest assured that it is a tried and proven method.

The benefits of solid oak flooring over other types of wood

The reason that solid oak works so well when used four floors is due largely to the fact that broke as it would is extremely strong and durable. That’s not to detract from other words used in this way, Cherry wood and Larch both have their strengths many of which are the beautiful aesthetic qualities that they offer, however the most common type of flooring remains oak. It should be noted however that this type of flooring that may not necessarily be the cheapest, and it can be costly if mistakes are made during its construction.

Characteristics of solid oak

  • Strong
  • Durable
  • Beautiful
  • Can be expensive

As a carpenter for many years myself, I have worked with solid oak flooring on a regular basis, because of this experience I know both the pros and cons. It is very important for a client that the wood is obtained from the right source, by this I mean that prices can vary widely for oak, so it is always best to be diligent when looking around.


Below is an example of a solid oak floor that I worked on many years ago, I was able to achieve a beautiful effect that left the clients happy:

A Quick look at a block and beam floor and concrete fence panels

One of my favourite flooring types to work with are block and beam floor, the reasons for which I will discuss below.