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 

Answering Some Questions About Exterior Tiles

To create an outdoor patio or seating area, you might set down exterior tiles, rather than having a timber deck installed. Many homeowners can set down tiles themselves, so that installation is faster and easier than creating a timber deck. These tiles can also extend into the yard for a nice walking area or path, or be used to create edging around a garden or landscaping feature. If you're thinking of using exterior tiles for your outdoor space, note a few question to ask so you can get the right type and know they will work for your particular needs. Read More 

Carpets: Various Repairs You May Need To Engage In

When it comes to floor coverings, carpeting is one of the most popular solutions for households. There are several reasons for this. Firstly, carpets give you a wide assortment of colours, designs and textures to choose from when it comes to interior decorating. Secondly, carpets add a sense of warmth by having plush flooring underfoot, which will make your home cosier. Nevertheless, carpets are bound to acquire their fair share of damage over the years due to heavy usage, especially if they are installed in areas that experience high traffic. Read More 

Clean Timber

If you're lucky enough to have Blackbutt timber flooring then you'll understand the need to look after and maintain it. Fortunately it's a hardwearing material and can withstand a variety of treatments to help protect it, from staining to painting. Timber floors can be expensive, but make for one of the main focal points of any room, especially when paired with a gorgeous Persian rug. For new timber floor owners this little guide will give you some simple tips for cleaning and maintaining your floor, without the need for damaging, harsh chemicals. Read More 

Expert Tips for Maintaining Engineered Timber Flooring

Engineered timber flooring is consistently making inroads in the market as more and more people select them for their flooring. The reason is pretty simple; they combine the style of real timber with ingenious construction to deliver the best results. It consists of two or more layers with the bottom layers being made of wood or even high-density fibre. Real wood, preferably hardwood, is used on the top layer. This configuration allows the flooring to withstand fluctuations of temperature and humidity that often affect solid timber flooring. Read More