Tips to maintain quartz floor

Quartz flooring has always been appreciated amidst classy homeowners. Quartz is characterized with an innate brilliance, great durability and a very elegant appeal which altogether makes it a much sought after flooring option. Black quartz looks the classiest and most enriched. Have you too invested on quartz tiles for your home flooring? Well, then you must know that these tiles require some must-follow maintenance tips to restore the hallmark sheen for many more years to come. The post below is a brief on how to maintain a quartz floor.

You must polish the black quartz daily to ensure its brilliant shine. Fill up water in spray bottle. Then, spray little mild detergent on your quartz tile followed by water sprinkles that will dilute the detergent. Now, take a soft rag and rub on the soapy surface for a bright polish. Its better if you start working on smaller areas rather than occupying the entire floor at once.

The experts suggest counting on vinegar-based cleaners while you are cleaning your quartz floor tiles. It an eco-friendly process and hence preferred by conscious homeowners. Make a mix of water & vinegar- spray it on the floor followed by buffing. The needed ratio between water to vinegar would be 3:1. If you don

Learn to install glass floor tiles all by yourself

Installing glass floor tiles is not as difficult as it sounds as compared to installing ceramic tiles or marble tiles. They are relatively new in the market and present a very sophisticated and classy look to the house. The most amazing greatness about installing glass floor tiles is the fact that they enhance the lighting of the room without the use of any extra lighting. It helps in increasing the brightness of the room and can instantly alleviate your mood.

Although, one must be careful while installing the glass floor tiles as the glass shards might injure them. Also, the suspension membrane needs to be checked for cracks otherwise the whole thing might simply collapse. Enough friction should be provided on these glass tiles as they tend to be very slippery as can result in grave injuries to children. But if properly maintained and taken care of, these glass tiles will serve you for a very long time and will make your room glow like an oyster.

 

Laying Laminate Flooring around Your Kitchen Cabinets

Laminated flooring refers to surface coated wooden flooring, which, in contrast to affixed hardwood flooring, is used on sub floors and is laid on the floor without a permanent bond. It is generally applied after you have installed your kitchen cabinet. Hence, it becomes quite a challenging task to laminate the floor, especially near the cabinets.

To start with, begin laying the flooring in rows against a straight wall. Continue laying the rows till you arrive in close vicinity to the cabinet. Measure the remaining area & accordingly, cut the flooring with a small margin of about a quarter inch. If you have ample margin beneath the cabinets to accommodate the flooring, create grooves in the flooring. Else, remove them with a circular saw & affix them using some wood glue. Remove the tongue section and flush the boards against each other. Use a standard floor trim to cover any occurring gaps. In case of longer trims, use the circular saw.