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PRESENTED BY AMEENA H HONYAL
TYPES OF FLOORING
FLOORING TYPES
Soft Flooring
Carpet
Rugs
Resilient
Hard Flooring
Wood
Stone
Tile
WOOD - MOST POPULAR
• Strip Flooring
• Tongue and groove
• Nailed to sub floor
• Pre-finished or unfinished
• Random Plank...
STONE
• Marble
• Various colors depending on origin
• Verdigris (v r-d -grēs)ə ə : marbles that have a green
color
• Limes...
STONE
• Terrazzo formed using marble or chipped stones
embedded in full concrete.
• artistic and very reliable
• best for ...
STONE
• Travertine: porous limestone used on floors or walls
• Comes from mineral springs
• Holes from escaping gas
• Hole...
CERAMIC TILE
• Bathrooms, kitchens, entryways
• Made from baked clay
• Durable, moisture resistant, easy to clean
• Can cr...
OTHER TILES
• Ceramic Mosaic
• Individual tiles mounted together
to keep together and make
installation easier
• More ofte...
VINYL
• Vinyl Tiles
• 12 in. X 12 in.
• Sticky backing
• Place together like a puzzle
CARPET
• Insulates against drafts
• Decreases noise
• More comforting feel
• Quality
• Pile (nap): visible surface of carp...
CARPET FIBERS
• soft
• durable
• long lasting
• expensive
• moth sensitive
• shrinkage
• allergies
• hard to clean
Wool:
BACKING OR CUSHION
• Extends life of carpet
• Shock absorber
• Less than ½” thick
THANK YOU
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  1. 1. PRESENTED BY AMEENA H HONYAL TYPES OF FLOORING
  2. 2. FLOORING TYPES Soft Flooring Carpet Rugs Resilient Hard Flooring Wood Stone Tile
  3. 3. WOOD - MOST POPULAR • Strip Flooring • Tongue and groove • Nailed to sub floor • Pre-finished or unfinished • Random Plank • Wider than strips • Screwed to sub floor • covered with wood plugs
  4. 4. STONE • Marble • Various colors depending on origin • Verdigris (v r-d -grēs)ə ə : marbles that have a green color • Limestone: most common, usually white but may have cloudy streaks
  5. 5. STONE • Terrazzo formed using marble or chipped stones embedded in full concrete. • artistic and very reliable • best for outdoor spaces such as verandas or patios. • strong but 50% chance of breakage at quarry
  6. 6. STONE • Travertine: porous limestone used on floors or walls • Comes from mineral springs • Holes from escaping gas • Holes filled with resin which may or may not be same color
  7. 7. CERAMIC TILE • Bathrooms, kitchens, entryways • Made from baked clay • Durable, moisture resistant, easy to clean • Can crack if not installed on even surface
  8. 8. OTHER TILES • Ceramic Mosaic • Individual tiles mounted together to keep together and make installation easier • More often on walls • Mexican • Made from clay • Shaped by hand • Dried in sun • Quarry • Fired Earth/Clay • Warm brown to beige
  9. 9. VINYL • Vinyl Tiles • 12 in. X 12 in. • Sticky backing • Place together like a puzzle
  10. 10. CARPET • Insulates against drafts • Decreases noise • More comforting feel • Quality • Pile (nap): visible surface of carpet • Density: how close the tufts are made together, more important than depth • Heat setting • Twist • Depth
  11. 11. CARPET FIBERS • soft • durable • long lasting • expensive • moth sensitive • shrinkage • allergies • hard to clean Wool:
  12. 12. BACKING OR CUSHION • Extends life of carpet • Shock absorber • Less than ½” thick
  13. 13. THANK YOU

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