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  1. Common Flooring Used in Prisons

    Common Flooring Used in Prisons

    There are many institutions which require specialised flooring solutions in order to meet stringent demands. This is particularly the case when referring to buildings intended to deal with a great deal of foot traffic and that are required to maintain superior levels of hygiene. Continue reading

  2. How do Vinyl and Laminate Flooring Differ

    How do Vinyl and Laminate Flooring Differ

    Vinyl and laminate are two of the most popular flooring choices within today's marketplace. Not only are both of these materials durable, but they can be procured in a nearly limitless number of styles and tones. Continue reading

  3. How is Sheet Vinyl Made?

    How is Sheet Vinyl Made?

    Vinyl floors are able to offer homeowners with a truly attractive and hard-wearing option if they are looking for alternatives to traditional materials such as wood and stone. Continue reading

  4. How To Lay Anti Slip Vinyl Around Bathroom Furniture

    How To Lay Anti Slip Vinyl Around Bathroom Furniture

    One of the challenges associated with bathroom flooring is that it will be required to cope with levels of moisture that are not present in other areas of the home. While tile and stone are always options, the fact of the matter is that these materials can be expensive and difficult to install. One interesting alternative can be seen in the use of vinyl. Continue reading

  5. How is Slip Resistance Measured For Floors?

    There are many scenarios when slip-resistant flooring will be required in order to reduce the chances of an injury occurring. This type of material is often seen in wet rooms, public entrances, hospitals, schools, and play areas for children. However, you might not be aware that there are different grades of slip-resistant flooring depending upon the requirements of the customer...
  6. A Guide To Commercial Carpet Underlay

    Not only are carpets intended to provide a unique aesthetic appeal to an environment, but they are meant to be extremely comfortable and stable in terms of foot traffic. Many customers will therefore take into account metrics such a the pile thickness, the style and size when addressing a commercial location. However, what occurs "behind the scenes" is just as...
  7. What is the Safest Type of Flooring for Seniors?

    Senior citizens are associated with a host of special needs in regards to the type of flooring that should be chosen. Whether referring to a home or a care centre, there are two main concerns to address: safety and maintenance. Thus, it is clear that traditional vinyl options might not be entirely appropriate. This is why it is important to appreciate those brands brands which have been specifically engineered for seniors. Let's take a closer look. Continue reading

  8. How Thick Should You Have Your Flooring?

    There are many variables which should be taken into account when choosing the best flooring for a domestic or commercial location. Wear and tear, maintenance, style, and safety are four common concerns. However, it is just as important to address the concept of thickness. Continue reading

  9. Benefits of Rubber Stud Tiles

    Why You Should Choose Rubber Floor Tiles   Rubber is a polymeric substance that is famous for its versatility. Its recent use in flooring industries has gained popularity due to the design flexibility and durability. Rubber flooring is made from recycled and natural rubber. They come in the form of sheets, planks, and tiles, which can be installed as permanent...
  10. How to Prepare Your Tile Floor for a Vinyl Overlay

    Tile floors are very popular within areas of the home such as bathrooms, kitchens and entrances. However, you might be looking for a change with the help of vinyl flooring solutions. Not only is this a relatively inexpensive material, but the installation process is rather straightforward. What steps will you need to take and are there any professional suggestions to...

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