Floor testing is it really needed? Flooring failure can be the result of product, installation, site, maintenance, specification or other error. At the time of an onsite visit flooring inspectors such as the Weinheimer Group will often perform floor testing to help identify and verify the concern being investigated. Some tests are performed on the product and the structure. Other tests are performed only on the flooring products, structure or a component of the installation. Sometimes additional testing will need to be made in a certified lab.
Laminate or real wood flooring is a decision that we may find ourselves faced with. Whether you have just built a new home, or are considering a change to your current flooring, perhaps you are intrigued by the addition of wood. There is nothing more classic than hardwood floors. It is found in the most expensive of homes and lends a certain charm to every room. Real wood flooring, while beautiful, is also expensive. It may or may not be the right choice for you. This article will explore the terms laminate and wood flooring and why you should be familiar with their individual meanings.
Filling gaps in prefinished wood floors, should I need to? It is normal for a prefinished wood floor or any other flooring to expand and contract and you will get gaps. Small gaps, cracks, dents and holes can occur in wood flooring. Filling gaps in prefinished wood floors is really not hard and most anyone can do it.
A troubling decision for many homeowners is the choice between factory or site finished wood floor. If you are planning on purchasing a new hardwood floor you too may be wondering if flooring that is finished on site following installation is best or are you better off with a floor that comes with a factory prefinished. There are advantages to each and listed here are several pros and cons that should help you choose the hardwood floor that is best for you.