What is a Ceramic and Porcelain Tile Sealer? A sealer is a liquid coat applied to the porous surface of the tile or grout, to protect them from oxidation, natural deterioration and day-to-day wear. Typically speaking, sealers are used to protect unglazed tiles and grouts from absorbing stains. Take a . . . Read more
Before you can stand back and admire your new kitchen floor, there’s a thing or two you need to know about the installation process that will provide your floors with a smoother finish and more stable surface.
Underlayment is a vital addition to your laminate floor installation and serves many functions. It adds a level of comfort to laminate floors, provides soundproofing qualities, and protects the flooring from moisture. It also ensures that the installation surface is perfectly level. Here are some of the major types of underlayment . . . Read more
When it comes to flooring, the more muffled the sound, the better, especially in a multi-story building, house, apartment, or condominium. Fortunately, there are several good flooring choices with effective dampening properties to reduce sound transmission. Sound is transmitted when hard objects, like hard-soled shoes, furniture, dropped objects, or even . . . Read more
Radiant floor heating is rapidly becoming a popular option in new home construction in the United States due to its cost-effective efficiency. There are three different types of radiant heating systems: hydronic, electric, and air-heated. Electric and hydronic radiant heating systems are more efficient, and consequently more popular, than air-heated . . . Read more