We understand how hard it can be selecting the flooring for your application but with such an extensive range of surface textures, structures, finishes, edge and joint options, the Tuscan Flooring collection is sure to have an option to help achieve that perfect finish. To help you decide which floor to select, we have developed this flooring product overview, which features a range of easy to identify ‘icons’ which we display against all of our flooring ranges, this will allow you to quickly make the right choice for your application. This page will guide through the definitions and meanings of commonly used flooring terms mentioned throughout this website and its individual product listings.  

Flooring Product Overview – Structure

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A triple layered product, consisting of a top surface of solid hardwood bonded to a softwood core with veneer backing to create a stable wood flooring solution.

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Conventional solid oak flooring planks machines from a single piece of timber – ideal for those who want a traditional oak floor.

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Featuring a top surface of solid wood bonded to multiple layers of cross-laid ply to create a highly stable hardwood flooring solution.

Flooring Product Overview – Surface Texture

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 flat sanded

A smooth, sleek and even surface that retains the inviting texture of the wood.

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 hand distressed

A hand textured surface that evokes the mellowed and time worn surface of a floor from yesteryear.

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The surface of the boards are wire brushed to bring out the surface grain, creating rich textural appeal.

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 hand scraped

Hand scraped processes texture the surface creating a time work look that celebrates the natural character of hardwood.

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 enhanced hand scraped & brushed

Deeper hand scraping to the surface and around filled knots creates a unique look of a floor rich in history.

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Featuring large knots and splits, the flooring is visually striking and heavy in character with a dramatic look and feel.

surface finish

bevel edge


under floor heating


This creates a higher sheen, with light bouncing off the hardwearing and durable surface.

 matt lacquered

A modern, matt finish that’s long-lasting but allows the natural beauty of the floor come through.

 uv oiled

The classic beauty of an oiled finish, combined with the resilience of a UV cured coating.

 wax oiled

A traditional ultra matt, tough finish, which also creates an inviting charm and warmth.

 square edge

There are no grooves or gaps between the planks of the flooring boards, virtually erasing the joint lines.


Bevelled edges along the length of the boards.


Featuring noticeable bevelled edges to all 4 sides of each board.

4V micro

Featuring discreet bevelled edges to all 4 sides of each board.


The original floating floor click system.

 drop loc

Quick and easy to install self locking system.

tongue & groove

Classic easy locating jointing system.

 electric mat

Flooring is suitable for use over electric mat underfloor heating systems in accordance with the manufacturer’s installation instructions.

 water piped

Suitable for use over water piped underlfoor heating systems set in concrete screed, in accordance with the manufacturer’s installation instructions.

Note: All finishes are multi-coat applications