Today there are different kinds of coverings available for the plain ground surfaces. While most modern homes are constructed with a pre planned arrangement of tiles on the walls and floors, for those who have existing homes with plain walls and grounds, there are different kinds of solutions available to them which can be utilized to change the look of existing rooms in a building or home.
Unattached covers for grounds
Today floating floors are an innovative solution where the coverings are not glued, nailed or attached in any way to the base surface. In this kind of flooring solution the planks are attached to each other and hence this kind of a flooring solution has gotten its name. The underlying surface might be a plain, cemented ground over which the planks are placed but not attached. The planks on the other hand, are glued or clicked together. In most cases the tiles might be held together by metal clips.
Different kinds of materials used
When you wish toopt for floating floors these can come in different materials, from vinyl, cork. Hardwood or laminate, the materials can be diverse in this form of flooring. The types can be different when it comes to colors, designs and prices. There are certain varieties that come with a pre finished surface while others need to be sanded and refinished after they are installed. There are certain advantages and disadvantages of this kind of ground cover solution and one need to know these points before deciding to use them in one’s home.
Where the unattached covers are useful
You might wonder where floating floors can be installed. If one has cemented, plain grounds and wishes for an easy solution for changing the look of the ground, the installation of floating tiles is the easiest to get done. The installation method is the quickest and cheapest and usually no special tools are required. If one has a concrete or tiled floor that already exists, the floating tiles can be easily installed on top of these surfaces but not on carpeted areas. In humid areas these tiles made of wood can be used as they can expand and contract as required.
Those who are fascinated about the ease of installing floating tiles need to know that improper installation of the same can lead to problems. Again, the tiles need to be placed over a ground that is completely leveled. Also, this kind of floor can lead to loud sounds being created while walking which might be a concern. These limitations need to be considered so that one can understand whether the use of these tiles and this form of construction will be ideal in their home or building.