Basically, the material of the timber, very, very vulnerable to changes in weather and termites. But with treatment and technology available today, wood flooring as an alternative to floor luxury homes or offices. But with poor processing or undercooked they will make the house look bad appearance and function of these floors can be disrupted.
To get a quality wood floor and in accordance with the expected, then the maximal function of the wood material, must observe several things, including the need to select the type of wood is weather resistant and termite. For example, teak, ebony, iron or ironwood, marine resin, bangkirai and merbau. Also be sure the wood used has a very minimal water content. Because of high water content can make the wood into expanding, shrinkage, or cracks. Also do the same finishing processes and coatings with anti-termite. And if you want to obtain the surface texture, use a varnish or lacquer, you can also paint it with paint timber.