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What is Compressed Marble?


What is compressed marble? Truthfully, a lot of people have seen compressed marble (also called agglomerated marble) – many have actually stepped upon it, especially for those who live in big cities. Many lucurious buildings use compressed marble as their floor material. But for the most part they only call it “marble”, when it is actually compressed marble. So what…

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natural vertical bamboo flooring

How is the Bamboo Floor Made?


Today many people have used bamboo flooring for their home floors. The authenticity and beauty that it displays makes this bamboo floor so fast to lure homeowners to buy it. But some people may still be wondering. Is the floor made of bamboo trees safe to use? As it is known that bamboo stems have very sharp fibers and can…

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Natural strand woven parquet bamboo flooring

Alternative Materials for Flooring: BAMBOO FLOORING


Bamboo flooring is quickly becoming a popular alternative to hardwood flooring for both domestic and commercial use. A bamboo floor is a type of flooring manufactured from the bamboo plant. Bamboo has been used as an alternative for flooring because of its physical similarities to true hardwoods. Bamboo floor manufacturers and sellers promote its strength, durability, its eco-friendliness and its natural resistance to insects and moisture. The majority of…

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The Engineered Wood Flooring Installation Process


The elimination of conventional onsite multiple sanding, oiling and lacquering processes lead to higher productivity on site as compared to conventional solid timber flooring. Since engineered wood flooring is a pre-finished product, it is advisable to install it after all the wet trades are completed including painting and door frame installation.   The following is how the engineered wood flooring…

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How to Lay the Engineered Wood on Floor?


Where to lay the engineered wood on floor? Engineered wood flooring can be laid directly onto the sub-floor or an underlay based on the following systems: Direct Lay to Sub-floor With Underlay and Fixed With Underlay and Floating   Direct Lay to Sub-floor For direct laying of engineered wood, the flooring strips are glued to the sub-floor using compatible adhesive.…

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structure of engineered wood plank

Engineered Wood Flooring


High property costs, high end-user expectations for quality finishing, in the midst of a tight construction labour market have motivated the search for more productive, ecologically well disposed and sustainable building products. Timber flooring is a common and popular choice with end users because of its assortment of styles and examples and patterns as well as exuding a warm homely…

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How to Check Ceramic Tiles Quality?


Once you have selected the color and size of the ceramic that you will use for the floor or wall of your house, you should check the quality of the ceramic tile.The first step you should do to check the quality of the ceramic tile is to ask the suppliers. Is the quality of the ceramic tile you selected that…

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Body of rectified tiles

Types and Characteristics of Tiles


The manufacturing process of ceramic and homogeneous tiles has undergone considerable changes in recent times. More automated methods have been employed in production and a wide range of tile products with different characteristics are available on the market for various uses.   The following section identifies some new developments in tile production and in particular rectified tiles, which can be…

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Engineered quartz stone - kitchen countertop

Quartz is Engineered Stone for Kitchen Countertop


Countertop is the surface of kitchen set that is used to prepare food. Typically, sinks and stoves are also mounted on this countertop. So it should be the material to be used for the countertop is good quality materials, strong, and durable. Currently, engineered quartz stone is the best material for your kitchen countertop. In the past, natural stones, especially…

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Flooring With Agglomerated Marble


What is agglomerated marble? Currently there are materials made from the basic materials of marble chips, which can be used for the floor, be it for the floor of the house or other buildings. The material is known as Agglomerated Marble. Agglomerated marble is produced by binding selected marble chips (93 to 95%) with specially formulated resin (7 to 5%).…

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