Will TFM move my furniture and remove existing floor coverings?
This can be done at a minimal cost or free. Let your TFM consultant know the details and they can provide you with a quote.
What is a floating floor?
A floating floor is not directly stuck to the subfloor. It simply sits on top of a layer of plastic sheeting or foam underlay. When joined together at the edges, they float as an interlocked sheet across the floor.
What is the benefit of a Laminate floor?
Laminate floors closely resemble natural timbers or even stone and they cost a fraction of the price. They often contain an integral foam underlay adding insulation to the floor and makes your floor more comfortable underfoot. Laminate floors are easy to maintain, hard wearing, hygienic and environmentally friendly. It is much hardier than timber and while it does not age, we recommend you attach felt tips to your furniture. Your TFM specialist can advise on the best way to protect and maintain your laminate floor.
Can laminate flooring be installed outdoors?
Unfortunately, laminate flooring is not intended for outdoor use. There are some ‘weather-resistant’ laminates on the market, however most laminate floors are made strictly for indoor use. … As for spaces such as sun rooms which have a lot of exposure to the outdoors, laminate flooring can absolutely be used.
How much is laminate floorboards?
Laminate floors vary in cost, depending on the thickness, lengths, and brands. Prices start from 16$/m2 for 8 mm thickness or $22/m2 for 12 mm thickness (which may or may not include underlay – around $3–$5/m2).
What floorboards covering is practical in a bathroom?
A slip-resistant floor: vinyl
How is Vinyl laid?
Vinyl planks are more commonly glued down so the surface needs to be completely level. However new and innovative products in this category are now available in Click and loose lay specifications. Your TFM specialists can advise on the best way to lay your vinyl flooring.
How do I maintain my Bamboo flooring. Will it scratch and age?
Just like a real timber floor, bamboo will scratch and age. We recommend you protect your new Bamboo floor from furniture with felt tips.
Is Underlay important?
Underlays are available in a range of quality each offering a different level of comfort and support to suit your budget, lifestyle and to deliver maximum life out of your new carpet. High quality underlays will feel more luxurious, give more support to your new floor and will be more quiet – an important consideration in second floor installations.
Can a Timber floor be installed on concrete?
Yes, you can lay timber over concrete. Your TFM timber specialist can recommended the best practices for laying timber strip floors over concrete.