Timber and bamboo
Bamboomax engineered bamboo in Rustic Grey, $79/m² (supply only) Durable, scratch- and stainresistant, eco-friendly bamboo is a top choice for flooring, especially in homes with pets. The 130mm tongue-and-groove boards are easy to install. Also available in Chestnut and Carbonised stains. Harvey Norman; harveynorman.com.au
‘Plantino Native Elemental’ engineered timber in Blackbutt, from $84/m² (supply only)
This richly coloured and subtly patterned engineered-timber flooring is bound to be the star of the show. The sustainably sourced boards come in two widths, 136mm (shown) and 180mm.
Easy to DIY install, too.
Choices Flooring; choicesflooring.com.au
‘Soul Elements Forest Retreat’ engineered timber in Blackbutt, $119/m² (supply only)
For a low-maintenance, quick-toinstall flooring solution, engineered timber is hard to beat. This blackbutt style will add a warm, rustic touch to your interiors. It comes in two widths, 136mm (shown) and 180mm.
Flooring Xtra; 1300 356 679 or flooringxtra.com.au
‘Pecchioli Wood’ decorative timber planks, from $770/m² (supply only) These showstopping engineered-timber boards (120mm, 160mm, 200mm and 230mm widths) feature a top layer of oak and ceramic inserts that can be custom configured and coloured. In nine timber stains, suitable for all areas except wet zones.
Academy Tiles; (02) 9436 3566 or academytiles.com.au
‘Variano’ engineered oak in Espresso Blend, $93/m² (supply only) With a rich colour and ultra-matt lacquered finish, these engineered boards will add a sophisticated, contemporary touch to living and dining rooms, and bedrooms. They can be installed with a click-lock system or glued down, making them quick and easy to install. Quick-Step; (03) 9798 0808 or quick-step.com.au
Blackbutt engineered timber, $127/m² (supply only)
Durable and stylish, this engineered flooring features a top layer of blackbutt that can be resanded and finished multiple times to maintain its good looks. It’s quick to install and can be walked on within hours of installation. Available in a range of Australian hardwoods. Boral Timber; 1800 818 317 or boral.com.au/timber
‘Architect Collection’ White Smoked Chevron engineeredtimber panels (305x1672mm), $164/m² (supply only)
This patterned chevron flooring features a layer of European oak on an engineered base for improved stability. It comes in panel form so you can install it with minimal time and fuss.
Royal Oak Floors; (03) 9826 3611 or royaloakfloors.com.au
‘Nero Oak Vulcano’ engineeredtimber boards, $290/m²
If you’re looking for a natural option, these engineered-timber boards are sure to appeal. Rather than paints, stains or chemicals, they have been naturally darked using the brand’s Vulcano heat treatment. Also available in 150mm and 230mm widths.
Mafi; (02) 9698 7877 or mafi.com.au