End of Life Options for Solid Flooring

By |2021-05-25T13:26:04+00:00December 10, 2009|Hard Flooring|

So what can you do with your old solid flooring once you have decided to replace it? We're talking here about sheet flooring made from lino (linoleum), vinyl and other plastics but it's important to know the material, or at least to know if it's lino or plastic based. Some [...]

Recycled Ceramic Tiles

By |2021-05-25T13:26:06+00:00March 14, 2008|Hard Flooring|

For those looking for sustainable, environmentally-friendly flooring, recycled is definitely the way to go. Reclaimed wood and recycled glass tiles are some more common options but recycled ceramic tiles are also worth considering. They are incredibly durable, with a very hard, scratch-resistant surface, and often more stain- and moisture-resistant than [...]

The Impact of Quarrying

By |2021-05-25T13:26:07+00:00January 17, 2008|Hard Flooring|

Quarrying is necessary to provide much of the materials used in traditional hard flooring, such as granite, limestone, marble, sandstone, slate and even just clay to make ceramic tiles. However, like many other man-made activities, quarrying causes a significant impact on the environment. In particular, it is often necessary to [...]

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