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Sections of flooring.
A generic term for a material composed of wood and other vegetable material that is bound together with glue.
- Pattern End Matched
When the pattern on flooring panels match up with the next panel end to end to create a continuous pattern.
When raised seams meet and form a peak.
Flooring boards that are usually 3" to 8" wide and are installed in parallel rows.
Layers of wood glued together in a cross-grain pattern, making them more resistant to expansion and contraction. They are used in engineered wood floors.
- Pre-Glued Flooring
An easy to install type of flooring that has adhesive pre-applied to the back or to the tongue and groove of each piece of flooring.
The process of combining materials together using pressure.
- Pull Bar
A device used to tighten tongue and groove joints.