Flooring

Cleaning Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo flooring typically comes in bamboo boards and is not a bunch of bamboo shoots as some people might initially think. It looks similar to other wood floor coverings and is installed in a similar fashion.

There are some slight differences though in the installation and care process required for bamboo flooring. Cleaning bamboo flooring can be relatively simple process.

Accidental Spills

Accidental spills happen to all of us. Cleaning bamboo flooring that has an accidental spill is important. Never let an accidental spill be ignored and allowed to set on the flooring. The liquid from the spill will penetrate into the wood surface and potentially cause permanent staining.

Armstrong Stick Tiles

There is nothing like being able to spruce up your home with a tile project. You can completely change the look and feel of a room almost instantly when you put down new tile for the area. There are many advantages to having an area tiled as opposed to carpeting or hardwood flooring. Armstrong stick tiles are wonderful for these types of projects.

Replacement Easy

Advantages of Vinyl Flooring

vinyl floor in bathroomWith over 40 years of experience as the most popular flooring in North America, it’s hard to deny that there are many advantages of vinyl flooring. Although there are many new flooring options now available to homeowners and decorators, vinyl flooring remains the number one choice, not only due to the cost but also the wide variety and way in which it is easily maintained. If you’re still not convinced, here’s a look at the numerous advantages that come with choosing vinyl flooring.

1) Vinyl Flooring Quality

Disadvantages of Cork Flooring

Despite its attractive look, durability and rising popularity, there are several distinct disadvantages of cork flooring. First however, let us find out a little about cork.

The Origin of Cork

Cork floors are produced using the bark of the cork oak tree. It is only after the tree is 25 or more years old that the first harvest of the bark takes place. Following this, harvesting occurs about every nine years and every time the bark grows back with a smoother texture. Cork is therefore composed of compressed cork particles bound together by natural and man-made resins.

Décor Disadvantages

Vapour Barrier under Laminated Floor

In the world of flooring the use of laminate floor is taking a fast pace these days. The look, the finish, and the resultant revolutionary remodeling of the room encourage its uses.

Though laminate flooring looks like proper wooden floors, there are no wood involved in its construction. It is made up of a wear layer, photo layer, fiber board core layer, and a stabilizing melamine layer.