Solving Problems Underfoot: A Flooring Blog

Fed Up Of Cleaning? 3 Clever Strategies To Lower Your Ceramic Tile Bathroom Maintenance

If you're fed up of constantly cleaning your home, then you'll want easy-to-clean choices when you need to introduce new floor tiles to different parts of your home. Ceramic tiles are a naturally low-maintenance option for your bathroom in comparison to other flooring solutions, but you can also undertake some clever strategies to further reduce your ceramic tile bathroom maintenance needs. Make Sure The Ceramic Tiles Are Large Format Read More 

Answering Some Questions About Timber Decking

A timber deck is a great addition to any home; it gives you a space to enjoy the outside without worrying about a muddy patio area when it rains or having to pour concrete to create a back porch. Many homeowners can even fabricate their own timber deck with a few power tools and a bit of knowhow. If you're thinking of making your own timber deck or want to have one installed, note a few questions you might have about the material overall and about how to keep the deck looking its best. Read More 

Sanding a Wooden Floor: Top Tips

While sanding a wooden floor might seem easy, it isn't uncommon for DIY sanding jobs to leave wooden floors looking uneven and feeling rough. Below is a simple guide to sanding a wooden floor in your home, which will help to create a great finish. Clean any Dust and Debris Before you begin work, it is vital that you sweep and vacuum the floor in order to lift any dust and debris. Read More 

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