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Reimagining engineered timber flooring

Updated with a new tri-layer oak construction and refreshed colour palette, GH Commercial’s Chateau Oak engineered timber by Godfrey Hirst provides architects and designers with a flooring solution that combines sustainability, beauty and stability.

Reimagining engineered timber flooring

Chateau Oak – 500 Alpine Oak.

As the state of the environment becomes an urgent global issue, architects and designers are increasingly preferring sustainable alternatives to all sorts of building products, including flooring. One of GH Commercial’s offerings, Chateau Oak engineered timber flooring by Godfrey Hirst, has been updated, making it a standout choice for those looking for an environmentally sound product that does not compromise on performance or aesthetics.

Chateau Oak by GH Commercial
Chateau Oak – 500 Alpine Oak.

The hallmark of the upgraded Chateau Oak engineered timber flooring lies in its unique new tri-layer oak construction, featuring an 100% cross laminated oak core. Utilising a whole-tree approach rather than using only select parts of the tree, it achieves the stability benefits characteristic of cross-grain engineered timber flooring, setting it apart in terms of both design and performance, yet it is constructed from only a single species.

Adding to its sustainability credentials, Chateau Oak engineered timber flooring is Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) Chain of Custody certified, ensuring that its raw materials have been sourced from responsibly managed forests. These forests adhere to the highest ecological, cultural, ethical and environmental standards.

Chateau Oak boasts a 3.2mm European Oak veneer, providing a luxurious appearance with true-to-life distinct knots and grain variation. This veneer not only contributes to the floor’s distinct look, which highlights the authentic texture and grain of European oak, but also ensures durability, making the product suitable for high-traffic areas.

While retaining the top three best-selling colours from the existing range (Alpine Oak, Summer Blonde, and Autumn Amber), the new Chateau Oak range introduces a fashion-forward colour palette tailored to modern design preferences. This collection introduces a mix of contemporary colourways, including neutral tones and reactive stains. The result is a spectrum of hues that not only maintain a clean and distinctive character for each board but also accentuate the natural grain variation found in European oak.

With its on-trend colour palette, environmental responsibility, and enhanced durability, the updated Chateau Oak range is strategically positioned to cater to the multi-residential and workplace commercial market segments and anyone wanting to make a positive impact through their design decisions.

Learn more about GH Commercial’s new Chateau Oak engineered timber flooring range by Godfrey Hirst here.

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