Solving Problems Underfoot: A Flooring Blog

Top Tips On Removing Tongue and Groove Floorboards

From time to time you may find that you need to remove a floorboard in order to carry out maintenance work in your home.  If you have tongue and groove boards, you'll need to go about removing them in the right way in order to avoid causing damage. Here are some top tips on how to remove a tongue and groove floorboard quickly and easily. What you'll need pipe and cable detector floorboard saw electronic drill with large wood bit pad saw Everything you need for this job can be bought from a good hardware supplies store, such as Peninsula Timber Pty Ltd. Read More 

Building with Recycled Materials: 6 Reclaimed and Recycled Materials to Consider

If you are looking for a cost effective and environmentally friendly way build or remodel your home, then you are headed the building-with-recycled-materials route. There is a wide range of recycled materials you can use for your floors, ceilings, and walls among other places. In addition, recycled materials can be used for both indoor and outdoor applications. Since building with recycled materials can help you save a significant amount of money in costs. Read More 

Tiling tools that every tiler can’t do without

If you are planning on handling a major tiling job, it is important that you invest in the proper tools for the trade. Laying new tiles is a worthy investment in terms of giving your house an aesthetically-pleasing look that is durable and simple to maintain. The type of tiling tools you make use of to perform these installations will determine the success or failure of the project, so you need to tackle a project with the right tools designed for the task at hand. Read More 

What Are Some Reasons to Choose Cork Flooring?

If you are planning on having new flooring installed in your home, there are many different types to choose from. One of them is cork, which comes from a cork oak tree. It may seem odd to use this material, but there are actually many benefits to using cork flooring. Here are just a few of them.  There is a High Comfort Level One of the best reasons to choose cork flooring is that it is extremely soft underneath your feet. Read More 

How to Choose Artificial Turf for Your Home’s Lawn

Artificial turf can be a great solution for areas with poor soil composition that will not support natural grass or for areas around a swimming pool. The chlorine and other chemicals in the pool water that splash onto a lawn can easily kill the grass and, in turn, you may wind up with brown, patchy areas on your property. Artificial turf can provide you with a lawn that is durable and long-lasting and which means no weeds to pull, fertilizer to put down, and so on. Read More