By . Flooring. At Sunday, August 12th 2018, 13:40:59 PM.
However, if you do have to replace it, consider using cork flooring, since it is durable, uses no toxic adhesives, comes in many colors and designs, and is comfortable to walk on. And cork is easily renewable.
The latest flooring design ideas from Amtico incorporate the use of striping to highlight the floor pattern and to create a floor design that is absolutely unique. The color scheme of the stripes on the floor are supposed to coordinate with the rest of the elements in the room like the furniture, wall paper or paint and the upholstery or floor covering. Other flooring design ideas that Amtico flooring of all kinds come with are the use of highlighting features like borders and motifs. The use of striping, borders and motifs in floors easily lets you create a floor that is absolutely unique and customized for your own home and décor.
Let us start with laminate flooring. There are many different types and most have a wood effect finish but there are ones that mimic ceramic, slate or terracotta and even metals such as copper and brushed aluminium. This is usually installed on a thin piece of foam without nails or glue, which makes installation fairly easy but can create a noisy floor. Laminate floor coverings basically have the following layers:core, laminate and protective foil. The flooring is made from lengths of high density fibreboard (HDF) and they tend to be a locking or tongue and groove versions.