Published at Saturday, September 01st 2018, 13:39:16 PM by Kathy Ruiz. Flooring. 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.
Published at Thursday, July 26th 2018, 05:37:48 AM. Flooring By Gloria Moss. Wall to wall carpet can be installed over any other flooring. You have so many choices to choose from in carpeting texture, softness and color. Stain resistant carpet is a great idea for families with small children just learning to walk. If you hate stepping onto a cold hard floor in the morning carpet is perfect for you.
Published at Thursday, July 26th 2018, 05:37:34 AM. Flooring By Marjorie Sosa. The number floor ideas for different types of floor coverings are numerous due to the new materials being brought to the market every day. The choice is remarkable but replacing that old carpet with a new laminate floor or stripping the old floor boards can give your house a brand new look. Floor coverings which are no longer adequately supported or which rest on uneven ground can split or crack under pressure or movement. The moving or dragging of furniture and equipment can cause indentation and deep scratches. Old carpet that is fraying at the edges and with stubborn stains suggests it time for a change. The purpose of this article is to look at the different type of floor ideas.
Published at Thursday, July 26th 2018, 05:31:13 AM. Flooring By Marjorie Sosa. Twenty years ago, the main choices for flooring were very limited and not all that attractive. Times have changed greatly and now with those changes comes a wide variety of beautiful choices. No longer are homeowners limited to a small scope of cheap laminate flooring choices or vinyl flooring. Go to any specialty home improvement store and you will see endless flooring ideas that you can incorporate into your own home. Redoing your floors can instantly give your home a whole new feel and freshen it up with out a huge financial investment. Now is the time to look into your options.
Published at Thursday, July 26th 2018, 05:26:23 AM. Flooring By Jeannette Mcneil. One of the most important parts of any interior's design is the flooring, and in today's time, it is finally getting the attention that it deserves. New ideas and concepts in flooring are being regularly introduced in the market and homeowners who want their houses to stand out from the rest now have a million options in floor designs to choose from. When it comes to introducing new floor design concepts and ideas, then Amtico can definitely be called the pioneer.
Published at Wednesday, July 25th 2018, 03:12:38 AM. Flooring By Marjorie Sosa. Usually, the color of the floors is chosen after the color of the walls is chosen. However, in many expensive houses, where beautiful custom designed flooring such as tile, marble and parquet is installed, the flooring material is an integral part of the original architectural design, frequently requiring that the color choice of these expensive materials be made early in the design process. There may be some room for flexibility; for example, elaborate mosaic floors are used in limited areas and wood floorings are in natural colors that blend with any color scheme. Natural wood floorings even from the lightest to the darkest can blend with most color schemes and because of their tone become almost neutral with a strong color scheme. Some may even consider this a negative feature of wood flooring, since flooring can be considered such a strong feature of a room, combining the appearance of strength with the ability to blend into the background.
Published at Wednesday, July 25th 2018, 03:11:37 AM. Flooring By Dollie Ashley. For basements, we all know that moisture is present down there. So you have a very narrow choice of flooring types for your basement. You need a flooring type that cannot be damage by a long exposure to moisture. That means, hardwood, laminate flooring and vinyl are not suitable for basements. One of the best flooring type for basements is ceramic tiles and granite tiles. These are easy to clean and easy to install materials that are capable of withstanding longtime exposure to moisture.
Published at Wednesday, July 25th 2018, 03:08:11 AM. Flooring By Jeanie Kelley. You also have ceramic tiles. This kind of tile is the inexpensive way to achieve the look of granite or marble floors. They can give the effect of having water on your floors that's oh so dramatic. Another kind of tile you can use as flooring is metal tile. These are either industrial gratings or stainless steel. If you want your floor to have the look of brass, bronze or steel, this is the one to go for. You can mix and match this tile with other kinds of tiles to accent the floor and create a point of interest in the room.