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5 Indispensable Floor Installation Tips

Maybe you are unhappy with the way your floor looks, or you just want to try out something different for a change. Also, you may be fed up with floor cleaning and require a...

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Wooden Flooring and Underfloor Heating – The Basics

Wooden flooring is available in many different types of wood and different types of construction. There are solid wooden floors in both softwoods and hardwoods in the form of long, narrow boards or planks, or smaller pieces used in, for example, parquet floors. Solid wooden floors are usually nailed or screwed to the sub-floor. There are also engineered wooden floors that consist of several layers glued together with the top layer only being solid wood. These are most often installed as a floating floor above a series of joists. […]

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What Type of Flooring Should You Select for Your Kitchen Remodel?

When you’re remodeling your kitchen, you have a lot of choices to make, and those choices aren’t cheap. You want to get the best value for your money, but you also want to stay within your budget. When it comes to selecting a floor type for your kitchen, it can be one of the toughest decisions to make. You have to factor in everything from price to practicality to style.

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The Different Tile Choices Used in Flooring Today

Flooring tiles come in many different materials, styles and uses. This article will break down the basic definition, and uses of those tiles most popular in today’s home renovations.

Ceramic tiles

What are Ceramic tiles? Ceramic tiles aremade from clay fired in a kiln. A coloured glaze is added, and the tile is fired again, making the colours that have been applied come alive in vivid variations. Ceramic tiles can be slippery, so they are usually treated with an abrasive if they are to be used as floor tiles. Unglazed ceramic tiles, called quarry tiles, are also available. They stain easily, so they should be sealed for use as flooring. Remember that slick surface tiles are not ideal in places like the bathroom, pool changing rooms, or anywhere water may collect. […]

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Wooden Flooring in a Conservatory?

Conservatories are used for many different purposes – a kitchen extension, children’s playroom, additional living space – and are very popular to gain that additional space without the expense of moving house. The most...

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Choosing The Right Flooring For Your Conservatory

When selecting the best type of flooring for a new conservatory there are a number of factors to bear in mind. Will it be used frequently by children who will be going in and...