Solving Problems Underfoot: A Flooring Blog

How to keep your limestone floor in top condition

Limestone is a popular choice for flooring because of its natural stone appearance, but it will need proper maintenance if you are to keep it at its best. Fortunately, it is very easy to keep it in good condition. Seal the limestone Firstly, your limestone floor will need to be sealed to give it a protective layer. Limestone is a very porous material that will soak up any spillage and can become stained. Read More 

Is Your Carpet Showing These 3 Signs?

Many Australian homeowners prefer carpets due to the comfort, warmth and beauty they offer. Also, if you invest in quality carpets and take care of them, they will offer you many years of service. Even so, a time will come when you will need to replace your carpets. Unfortunately, many homeowners don't know when their carpets are due for replacement. Below are three indications that new carpet installation is necessary:   Read More 

Why Engineered Oak Flooring Is a Laudable Investment for Your Home

When it comes to flooring, timber remains a much sought-after choice for homeowners that want to achieve a classic yet seemingly effortless elegance in their home. While choosing the species of timber is important, you also need to establish what type of wood flooring to install in your home. The common option is solid timber floors, which refer to dried timber that is installed directly onto the floor. Solid timber flooring is the sanded and finished to protect it from premature wear. Read More 

4 Reasons Carpets Are a Great Choice for Your Basement

When you're renovating your basement, one of the most vital decisions you'll need to make is what type of flooring to use. There are plenty of options from which to choose, but most people find that carpeting is the way to go. Here are just four advantages that come with using carpets in the basement. 1. Perfect During Water Penetration Basements are more likely to suffer from moisture problems than other rooms in your home, which probably makes you think carpet isn't an ideal option. Read More 

Two signs that your home’s flooring system may be deteriorating

There are certain signs that can indicate that your home's flooring system has started to deteriorate and needs to be replaced or fixed. Here are two such signs. The floorboards bow under your weight If when you walk across one of the floors in your home, the floorboards bow under your weight, it is very likely that there is a problem with this part of your property's flooring system. This issue usually arises when the trusses within the flooring system have weakened. Read More