At some point in your life, your home may become too small for your family. Undertaking a major renovation such as adding a house extension will give you extra space. But are you better off building a second floor instead? Let’s look at the advantages and disadvantages between adding a storey verses building a new addition.
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Flooring doesn’t have to be boring. Here’s our pick of 8 fancy flooring ideas with a unique twist on carpet, tile and timber. What’s your favourite? Tell us in the comments below.
Floor fun fit for any room! This floor is cut from an assortment of plywood, but a similar effect can be easily done with vinyl. Hire a professional to get the flooring laser cut and laid for a precision finish and save some time and frustration with a jigsaw.
A flooring contractor installs, repairs and maintains floor coverings in residential homes and commercial properties. They often specialize in a specific kind of floor material, such as tiles, or offer services for all floor types. Other specialists may focus on groups of materials, such as vinyl and lino or wooden flooring.
Floor coverings include different types of materials like hardwood, tile, laminate, stone, carpet, vinyl and linoleum. Homeowners hire flooring contractors to prep the floor before laying of the covering, or to repair or refinish existing floor coverings. A contractor is also used to restore historic floor materials including hardwood, tiles and stone.
Homeowners will usually contact several flooring contractors to request pricing and information for their home. A contractor will generally visit the home to discuss this before providing a quote or estimate. A contractor may also organise cleaning up and disposal of existing floor products.
Their work involves carpet, polish, sanding, carpet strippers, strip cutters, vinyl tools, knee kickers, flooring clamps, moisture meters, laminate, hardwood, softwood, cork, tile, mosaic, floorboard.