Flooring: a brief overview
A home needs walls, a roof and a floor. Starting from simple dirt floors in caves to the advanced flooring types we see today – there’s been a massive improvement.
A Bit About Flooring
Flooring is the term for a permanent covering of the floor, and floor-covering is the finished material over the floor structure used to provide a walking surface– like rugs, carpets or vinyl flooring.
Flooring Types :
The common types of flooring are-
- Natural Stone Flooring
- Man-Made Stone Flooring
Resilient Flooring includes-
- Vinyl Composition Tile
- Vinyl Asbestos Tile
- Sheet Vinyl
Benefits of resilient flooring is that they come in a wide range of textures, colors and designs. In addition to these natural patterns and colors, designers can create any pattern or combination of colors they feel will best meet the demands and needs of customers in the market. Although pocket friendly, resilient flooring bears the hazard of toxicity of Volatile Organic Compounds, used for manufacturing this type of flooring.
Natural Stone Flooring- this can be obtained by using natural stones like-
Beautiful and elegant, natural stones are expensive. High level of maintenance is required to keep them clean and reflecting.
Man-Made Stone Flooring , requires the use of –
- Terrazzo Tiles
- Glass Tiles
- Ceramic Tiles
- Brick or Clay Tiles
- Porcelain Tiles
Pocket friendly and attractive , tile flooring is a wise choice for budget-friendly consumers.
Advantages & Benefits of Tile Flooring:
Eco Friendly –
Volatile Organic Compounds,(VOC) contribute to a wide variety of health problems.Since tile is fired in kilns to extremely high temperatures, there are no volatile organics in the finished product that can be released . In addition, there are adhesives and grouts available that contain zero, or very low VOCs.
Tile flooring lasts more than any other flooring option. If properly installed and maintained, it retains its color and original qualities.
The large range of choice of selection of tile offers a limitless palette of textures, colors, shapes, and styles to create custom expressions. Synonymous with elegance and tranquility, tiles adorned on/in great buildings over the ages have connected us to a rich cultural and artistic heritage.
Tile Flooring comes with very low maintenance and lower per square foot cost than any other type of flooring
Clean and Healthy-
Tiles, specially ceramic and porcelain tiles are inhospitable to dust mites, molds and bacteria and are very easy to clean.
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