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Chipboard Flooring FAQs

In the flooring business, the choice of sub-floor (meaning the material underneath the actual choice of flooring such as wooden, laminate or vinyl) is a vitally important one for a number of reasons. Chipboard is one such option, offered right here at Theo’s Timber Ltd. Let’s look at some of the most frequently asked questions for those companies considering utilising it.

What Is Chipboard Flooring?

Generally speaking, chipboard flooring, sometimes also known as particle board, is a collection of wood chippings (chips, shavings or sawdust) from parts of forests that don’t see much use. These chippings are bound together with a synthetic resin or another relevant binder to form boards. Theo’s Timber Ltd. offers three different types which cater to the different needs of businesses.

Is Chipboard Suitable For Flooring?

chipboard flooringYes, for a number of reasons.

  • It’s easy to lay
  • It’s safe
  • It is budget-friendly
  • It is smooth and consistent
  • Easy to cover

Why Use Chipboard Flooring?

As above, the installation process will be smooth, you can rest assured it’s safe and it won’t break the bank.

How Thick is Chipboard Flooring?

Theo’s Timber Ltd’s T&G chipboard flooring is 605mm thick.

Is Chipboard Stronger Than Plywood?

No, but there are a number of other advantages to choosing chipboard, such as price, smoothness of surface and environmental friendliness.

Can I Replace Floorboards With Chipboard?

Yes, as long as you ensure the particular chipboard you opt for suits your needs and you follow the instructions for laying it carefully.

What Is The Best Chipboard Flooring?

P5 chipboard flooring. For a variety of reasons, including bang for buck and ease of installation.

What Is P5 Chipboard Flooring?

P5 chipboard flooring is T&G chipboard flooring grade. This means it’s moisture resistant, easy to install and has additional strength to regular chipboard flooring. Theo’s Timber stocks P5, boasting slots for easy interlocking. In addition, another version which comes in peel clean form, keeps edges clean thanks to a convenient tear-off plastic strip.

Catering to all your chipboard flooring needs, Theo’s Timber is a family-owned, high-quality wholesale merchant based in Manchester, serving clients all over the North-West of England. You can buy all your materials directly on our website and choose delivery or collection for your convenience. Visit us today to learn more about us, view our wide range of products and contact us for further information and assistance.

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