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Porcelain takes to the floor

Whether being sourced for a commercial or domestic property, the material chosen needs to be stain and scratch resistant too, or it will quickly need …

Home Improvement

James Latham supplies flooring for rustic barn conversion

The UK’s biggest independent distributor of quality timber and panel products, James Latham, has supplied 110m2 of E47 Amboise French Oak wood …

Rustic

Which Is Better? Engineered vs. Solid Hardwood Flooring

<i>In line with our</i> <i>new content direction</i><i>, Architizer is highlighting a different building-product and how to specify it. This week’s topic is Wood Flooring. If you’re looking for the perfect wood flooring for your next project, search for it on Architizer’s new network marketplace for</i> …

Home Improvement

Can All Concrete Be Polished?

The first thing to understand is that concrete is not a uniform product! Each job will present different conditions and challenges that may require …

4 sleek flooring trends for your bathroom

Steering away from the utilitarian zone, bathrooms have become the central point of relaxation in a home space, irrespective of their size or …

Floor Joist Spans: 4 Scenarios That Help You Calculate Your Own

In the case of floor joist spans, more wood is not always better. For example, joists that are 12" deep are, logically, stronger than joists that are …

Woodworking

A Lesson on How to Create the Perfect School Floor

Educational facilities need to create environments that engage and inspire, which means not just hiring great teachers and getting the best learning …

Day Care

Porcelain Tiles - Cabana from Aparici

<b>Aparici</b>'s <b>Cabana</b> is a Gem-Inspired <b>Porcelain Collection</b>. Unpredictable brushstrokes with differing hues and tones that takes its inspiration from …

Interior Design

Finnframe

​Finn​​frame®<p>The Finnframe flooring system is an integrated state-of-the-art solution that provides floor structures quickly, efficiently and …

Itec at heart of NHS refurbishment project

Itec Contract Floors has provided over 1,000m2 of commercial vinyl flooring for Heartlands Education Centre Ltd, a crucial facility and the Heart of …

6 beautiful flooring ideas for you to copy!

Floor coverings are an important part of furnishing the house and the options are countless. Vinyl flooring, tiles, wood in different tonalities, …

Interior Design

Home decor: the 10 most common flooring mistakes (to avoid)

Getting your flooring right isn't always a walk in the park. From restoring old tiling in an apartment from the last century to choosing the right …

Floor murals – the bespoke way to make an art out of flooring

How to Install Laminate Flooring | Hunker

credit: PaulTessier/iStock/Getty Images<p>Laminate boards rarely fit together tightly without some persuasion.<p>Subfloor Preparation and Acclimation<p>Layout …

Underfloor Heating – A Brief Guide

<b>What is Underfloor Heating?</b>Image courtesy of Warmup Underfloor heating systems use a pipe network, of either electrical or water systems to heat the …

‘Eastern promise’ with Gerflor - Specifier Review

<b>The council-run Eastern Leisure Centre in Cardiff had more than 250,000 users last year, but was in urgent need of modernisation. New features have</b> …

E.coli

Specified: Flooring

<b>Composite flooring planks</b><p><b>Esthec</b><p>When the chairman of the board said he wanted a new strategy-plank, I was scared stiff as. Still, there was no …

Home Improvement

WHAT FeRFA STANDS FOR

FeRFA, the Resin Flooring Association, represents the leading manufacturers, contractors and associated companies involved in resin flooring …

Codes

Car Parking Solutions that Gain LEED Credits

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is changing the way we think about how buildings and communities are planned, constructed, …

Oil & Gas Industry

10 reasons to choose InBound® indoor flooring

<i>Looking for something a little different to the usual internal flooring options?</i><p>InBound® indoor flooring is ideal for bathrooms, kitchens, …

Home Improvement

Seamless class for Fucina London

Posted at 09:15h in Interior Design, News, Terrazzo by Sophie Bridge 0 Comments<p>Italian restaurant Fucina in Chiltern Street, Marylebone is the …

Dining Rooms

The Right Type of Flooring for Every Room in Your Home

Wood wins the prize as America’s favorite hard-surface flooring type, outselling vinyl, porcelain tile, and every other ­option, according to …

Underfloor Heating and Screeding | The RIBA Zone

Flowcrete UK explains the process of applying screed over underfloor heating - and why both products must be considered together at the design stage …

Home Improvement

Is Epoxy Flooring the New Polished Concrete?

Why this high-shine, durable material is finding its way into home design<p>Epoxy flooring isn't just for warehouses and hospitals anymore. Just ask designer James Saavedra, whose home boasts white epoxy floors that are as sleek and reflective as the Ralph Pucci gallery. The surface isn’t just …

Light Up The Floor: Smart Materials Light The Way To Success

Lighting, both natural and artificial, can have a powerful effect on the mood and atmosphere of an interior space. Not only does it complement a …

High Heels

Why Terrazzo Floors are Still Bursting Back on the Interior Design Scene in A Big Way

Terrazzo is a highly versatile, solid and durable surface that has been around for centuries. Its history is shrouded in the romantic notion of 15th …

Metsä Wood Kerto–Ripa® floor element

<b>Metsä Wood has launched a new Kerto–Ripa floor element for intermediate and base floor structures in residential and public buildings. The new</b> …

Fabrication