Summer Flooring Projects Simplified!

Flooring in Duncan, OK

Flooring in Duncan, OK

Flooring, whether laminate or engineered, is a very popular way to improve your home or office. It’s no wonder since it’s expense can be minimal and it’s attractiveness maximal. One choice in flooring is using bamboo. Here are three reasons why I like bamboo so much.

Unlike ordinary flooring materials, natural stone needs to be cared for in specific ways. There are certain dos and don’ts that you should be wary of, especially when trying to clean your floors on your own. Some people do not take this extra precaution and end up damaging their floors instead of cleaning them. If you are faced with the task of cleaning your stone flooring, below are some tips to help you avoid any damage during the cleaning process.

When ceramic tile Flooring in Duncan, OK is placed in the bathroom of the home, there is a possibility that mold may develop on the surface of the flooring, and possibly even in the cracks between the pieces of tiles. It is absolutely essential that you know and understand the steps that are necessary when it comes to how to remove that mold.

While mold may appear on ceramic tile flooring, it is often going for the wood and backing that is attached to or underneath the tile and not the tile itself. If it succeeds in reaching the woods and other building materials, it can be rather difficult to eliminate. As a matter of fact, once it encounters these components, it is quite likely that it will quickly spread to other areas of the home.

Laminate flooring is a relatively new product in the U.S. market, though it has enjoyed widespread popularity in Europe for several years. This flooring is produced by thermo fusing melamine-saturated photographically imprinted decorative paper to a substrate (typically medium-density fiberboard, or MDF). It can resemble wood-grain plank flooring, marble, ceramic tile, and even stone and is remarkably realistic. I’ve used decorative laminate panels for years in cabinetry and have found the material to have many very good qualities. Unfortunately, moisture resistance isn’t one of them. The melamine-coated surface is fine, but the substrate swells when it picks up moisture, which could lead to problems in a bathroom installation.

Once you install laminate flooring, you will be surprised at how easy it is to keep the floor clean. Cleaning laminate flooring will therefore not stress you and once you have the basics, your floor will always look as good as new with very little effort. A soft headed brush will usually do the trick and if you do not have it, use a damp mop to clean. Around the edges, use a vacuum cleaner and this is vital when there is furniture that cannot be moved. Some people who use special cleaning pads are quite satisfied but, cleaning laminate flooring this way can be quite expensive. When you are using a damp mop to clean or any damp cloth, you need to keep the water very little so that you do not soak the floor. Too much water or excess water will spoil the floor and it might start to buckle.

When it comes to garage flooring, many of you may have heard or seen the epoxy floor coverings that are available today, possibly even on TV. You see what looks like a simple process and beautiful results. What you don’t see or hear is that most epoxy floor coverings fail and the process is extremely time consuming and difficult. The biggest reason the epoxy garage floors fail is adhesion, they simply don’t stick well unless the surface has been properly prepped. That doesn’t sound bad, right? Wrong. Here are some of the things you need to do to “prep” for an epoxy floor:

When redecorating or refurbishing bathroom flooring, you want to create new looks that fit one’s style and preference. However, you don’t want to go for the same old designs and ideas. When it comes to the modern bathroom, there are a number of flooring ideas that could really work for you. Here are four ideas to take advantage of which would not have to cost you so much.

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  1. Thinking about porcelain tile in LaPlace.

    Great post! I’ve been doing a lot of research on what flooring would be best for our house. I’m liking all of the patterns and styles that porcelain tile in LaPlace comes in, but my husband wants hardwood throughout. Do you know how much more labor is involved in the installation process for both? – Kathy Bennet