CAN I INSTALL WATERPROOF VINYL FLOORING OVER THE EXISTING FLOATING FLOOR OR LAMINATE?

When installing waterproof flooring, laminate, or other floating floors the old flooring must be removed if it is a floating installation. Floating floors expand and contract and can buckle, lift, shift or move much more than a fully adhered flooring installation. Not to mention the height issues of base boards, appliances, doorways and abutting surfaces such at carpet and tile. I hope this helps you on your next project. Continue reading CAN I INSTALL WATERPROOF VINYL FLOORING OVER THE EXISTING FLOATING FLOOR OR LAMINATE?

WHY PUT CARPET IN THE BEDROOM?

Carpet is a great choice for a bedroom flooring for many reasons. Carpet is a textile so it adds warmth and comfort to a room. Between the carpet and pad both it acts as an insulator and can be a safer flooring choice for small children and elderly. Typical carpet can install for about 50% of the cost of hard surface products such as hardwood and LVT. Carpet installation in most cases will install quicker and without the need to disturb base boards. Good luck on your project. Continue reading WHY PUT CARPET IN THE BEDROOM?

SCHLUTER DITRA- SMALL QUANTITIES

If you are looking for small quantities of Ditra for tiling purposes, call your local flooring stores and someone should have stock rolls they use or left over plunder they would be glad to sell you. You may need to call several stores to find one that has what you need. This will save you the cost of purchasing a full roll for such a small project. Another method is to use 1/4” hardi backer and thin set that down and nail it if you are on a wood subfloor. These sheets come in small quantities and can be purchased … Continue reading SCHLUTER DITRA- SMALL QUANTITIES

GYM FLOORING INSTALLATION PROJECT

We were invited to provide and install a new Cork Composite Sport Floor in the gym at the new Cava Robles Resort in Paso Robles, Ca. The option they chose was a 3/8″ black rubber in roll goods. As the project neared in June we delivered the materials to acclimate at the job site for two weeks. The weather was warm and it was great to have the materials at a working temperature when our crew returned. The gold electrical covers for the machines worked out flat and flush. The project turned out great and our client was pleased with … Continue reading GYM FLOORING INSTALLATION PROJECT

BEST FLOOR TO KEEP YOUR HOME CLEAN AND HEALTHY?

This question reminds me of an article I read a few years ago. The article was about commercial hospital flooring. Flooring, janitorial and hospital industries were working together to decide what was the healthiest environment for their patients recovery rooms. … Continue reading BEST FLOOR TO KEEP YOUR HOME CLEAN AND HEALTHY?