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Biggest Mistake Homeowner Make
Some homeowner thinks a DIY flooring option can save them lot of money but what they end up getting is lot of hassles and problems ruining their home and interior style. Unless you are an expert and know what you are doing never go for a DIY, instead call a professional and let him help you with all flooring work.
The Extensive Flooring Option to Choose From
You have such an exhaustive range of option in flooring that includes – tile, stone, cork, wood or vinyl. You definitely want style under your feet, if you want a Scandinavian look. But at the same time you also want a flooring solution that fits all your parameters like – budget, design, colour, durability, water resistance, maintenance etc. So this list of flooring options will be a good read for you and help you making the right choice for your house. Most popular flooring choices includes :-
1. Hardwoods, the Solid and Sturdy
It is not only elegant flooring, but gives a unique characteristic and a subtle depth to any space. There are plenty of options in hardwood flooring which can be tailored according to your choice, but the most popular ones are red and white oak, maple, cherry, white ash and hickory.
2. Bamboo, the Eco-Friendly one
With ability of grow from tiny sprout and being ready to harvest in matter of three to four years, bamboo is a pretty popular flooring option. The biggest plus point is it being eco-friendly, fire-resistant, comes in easy-to-install planks and is 27 percent harder than Northern red oak and 13 percent harder than hard maple.
3. Engineered, High Density and Solid in Appearance
The basic composition of this flooring is core of hardwood, plywood or high-density fibreboard with a top layer of hardwood veneer of any species. About three to seven layers of the materials are glued together. They are then compressed under high pressure and heat that creates flooring which is completely resistant to humidity but very not sturdy.
4. Linoleum, Durable and Low-Maintenance
This flooring is composed of materials like wood flour, cork, linseed oil, limestone and tree resins which makes it extremely durable and low-maintenance. Available in many patterns and colour shades, it can be either bought in form of sheets or more intricate cuts.
5. Marmoleum, Natural Looking, Dust and Allergen Resistant
An environment friendly flooring as it is made from renewable resource as it is composed of recycled materials. Its biggest characteristic is being dust resistance, low maintenance, allergen-free, and doesn’t have a strong odour. Marmoleum is available in sheets or tiles and makes it excellent choice for high traffic areas of your house.
Article is written by Rebecca Dawkins, the Marketing Manager at Malford.com.sg
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