Andy Hill

5 Tips for Selecting and Installing the Right Laminate Underlayment

There's a lot more to think about when installing laminate flooring than just the final colour of the floor. The underlayment is a layer that can be made from different materials, whose main purpose is to keep moisture from reaching your laminate and reduce the noise that comes from walking on a hard floor. Underlayment is especially important when working with concrete subfloors, which can release moisture more than other flooring materials, especially if it isn't cured properly. Read More 

A Step by Step Guide to Cleaning Your Tile Floor Grout

Grimy grout lines can affect the appearance of your tile flooring. For this reason, it is essential to not only clean the tiles but also pay attention to the grout to keep it clean and healthy. Grout cleaning doesn't have to be a difficult task. With a few supplies, you can set a weekend off to clean the grout on all your floor tiles and restore their beautiful appearance. Here is a step by step guide to help you accomplish this:  Read More 

Answering Some Commonly Asked Questions About Timber Floor Refinishing

Timber floors are very popular for homes today, as they offer a classic look that never seems to get outdated or dull and which works for any style of furniture and any paint colour on the walls. However, timber floors can suffer damage and wear over the years, just like any other flooring material, and they will then need to be refinished in some way. Note a few commonly asked questions about this refinishing work so your timber floors always look their best. Read More 

Two Ways to Keep the Floor of Your Timber Deck in Excellent Condition

The floor of a timber deck is subjected to a lot of wear and tear. Without adequate maintenance, the constant exposure to foot traffic and the elements can leave it looking shabby and neglected. Here are two ways to keep your timber deck's floor in excellent condition. Continue to sweep the deck during the autumn and winter seasons Most people sweep their decks regularly during the warmer seasons when they are regularly using this area of their homes. Read More 

4 Great Flooring Options

Are you looking for flooring options for your new home? The right flooring will add comfort to your home and could accentuate your decor. A good flooring material will withstand wear and tear and will give you service for a long time. Here is a rundown of some popular flooring options. Linoleum Flooring A linoleum floor consists of organic material like pine rosin, solid linseed oil or wood flour combined with fillers such as calcium carbonate. Read More