CERAMIC tiles are generally made from red or white clay fired in a kiln. They are almost always finished with a durable glaze which carries the color and pattern. This tiles are used in both wall tile and floor applications, are softer and easier to cut then porcelain. PORCELAIN tiles are generally made by dust pressed method from porcelain clays which result in tile that is dense impervious, fine grained and smooth, with a sharply formed face. Porcelain tiles usually have a much lower water absorption rate(less than 0.5%) than non-porcelain tiles making them frost resistant or frost-proof. Porcelain tiles are available in matte, unglazed and high polished finish.
Tile is quarried out of mountains or underground from all over the world and then cut into blocks. The various sized stone blocks are then transported to the cutting and finishing plants where the stones are cut into various sizes and shapes and then the face is finished into a polished, honed, flamed, hammered, etc. One beautiful characteristic of natural stone is that there are no two pieces of natural stone alike.
MARBEL, GRANITE, TRAVERTINE, LIMESTONE, SLATE, SANDSTONE, QUARTZIE.
HARDWOOD floors are constructed of planks made from a single piece of wood tongue and groove edges. Planks can be delivered factory pre-finished or unfinished.
OAK, MAPLE, CHERRY, BIRCH, ASH, HICKORY, WALNUT, BAMBOO.
Flooring is constructed by gluing together a number of wood piles, with real hardwood veneer glued on top. Veneer thicknesses range from 0.6 mm to 6 mm and can be made from any species of wood. The thicker the veneer, the higher the price. If the veneer is less than 2 mm thick the floor cannot be sanded and refinished.
CARPET is made from various items: wool, cotton, nylon, polyester, synthetic fibers and can be a single color or series of patterns. Carpet is the most popular choice for floor covering. It’s inexpensive, quiet, and comfortable. Most CARPET – UNDERLAY is made from recycled materials .It is also good sound, heating & moisture insulation.
LINOLEUM is made from natural materials: linseed oil, resins, recycled wood floor, cork dust, limestone and minerals pigments. Linoleum is very durable that‘s one of reasons it is so popular flooring even this days.
Is electric under-flooring heating wire system, can be used in bathroom, kitchen, basement, entry, etc. “Say goodbye to cold feet forever!”
The majority of CORK used for flooring comes from the bark of cork oak tree. Cork flooring allows warmth to be held in, making it a very warm flooring to walk on, even in winter months. LAMINATE floor is high-tech floor made by fusing together several layers of material into one board. Laminate flooring is durable , scratch , stain and fade resistant , easy to clean , hypoallergenic and perfect for households with pets and children and costs less than solid hardwood every time.
The SUB-FLOOR being the foundation of the flooring should not be compromised, in order to keep your warranty. SELF–LEVELING cement will provide you the smoothest for you floor, and it’s usually one of the best when it comes to putting in vinyl tiles or any kind of flooring.