Parquet Flooring 101: A Comprehensive Guide to Choosing, Installing, and Maintaining Parquet

Parquet flooring is a classic and elegant choice that adds a touch of sophistication to any space. Its intricate patterns and natural beauty make it a popular option for homeowners seeking both style and durability. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the process of choosing, installing, and maintaining parquet flooring. Additionally, we’ll introduce a range of high-quality products from MAS Paints, specifically formulated to enhance and protect parquet floors.

Choosing the Right Parquet Flooring:

When selecting parquet flooring, consider factors such as wood species, design patterns, and finish options. Different wood species, such as oak, maple, or walnut, offer distinct characteristics in terms of color, grain, and hardness. Choose a design pattern that suits your aesthetic preferences, whether it’s herringbone, chevron, or basketweave. Finally, explore the various finish options available, for example polyurethane products offered by MAS Paints.

Installing Parquet Flooring:

Proper installation is crucial for the longevity and beauty of your parquet flooring. Ensure that the subfloor is clean, level, and dry before beginning the installation process. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions carefully and consider hiring a professional installer for precise and seamless results. With expert installation, your parquet flooring will become a stunning focal point in your space.

Maintaining and Protecting Parquet Flooring:

To keep your parquet flooring looking its best, regular maintenance is essential. Here are some key tips:

  1. Regular Cleaning: Sweep or vacuum your parquet floor regularly to remove dirt and debris. Use a damp (not wet) mop with a gentle wood floor cleaner to keep the surface clean without damaging the wood.
  2. Prevent Scratches: Place felt pads or protective mats under furniture legs to prevent scratches. Avoid dragging heavy objects across the floor.
  3. Protective Coatings: Apply a high-quality varnish or lacquer to protect your parquet floor from wear and tear. MAS Paints offers a range of excellent options for parquet floor finishes, including PU PARQUET TOPCOAT, PU PARQUET AS, or PU PARQUET EXT for external floor. These products offer outstanding resistance to abrasion, flexibility, and durability, ensuring your parquet floor remains beautiful for years to come.
  4. Prompt Repairs: Address any spills or damage to your parquet flooring immediately. Clean up spills promptly to prevent staining, and repair any scratches or dents to maintain the integrity of the floor.

Parquet flooring adds timeless elegance and warmth to any space. By following this comprehensive guide, you can confidently choose, install, and maintain your parquet flooring for long-lasting beauty. With MAS Paints’ premium products, you can ensure your parquet floor is well-protected and looks stunning for years to come. Embrace the beauty of parquet flooring and transform your space into a truly remarkable masterpiece. To get a free consultation on your flooring project, contact us at