Floor Finishing Materials
The following article will help you to check the best suitable flooring materials as per your need.
It is one of the cheapest materials you can find. You can lay linoleum yourself, as in fact, it is a synthetic carpet with a smooth surface. It is easy to clean and can be placed in wet areas (even in the bathroom, but here it will not last as long as in other rooms).
Vinyl or vinyl tile is a more modern version of a series of wood imitations. Laminate is a board that is joined to other boards on the floor one after the other. The quality of the laminate is much higher than linoleum but inferior to modern parquet.
Parquet board is an ideal solution for an easy but at the same time very beautiful repair. Choose fashionable tones, imitations of precious woods, and high skirting boards, and you can even achieve a neoclassical effect.
These tiles are a versatile solution for wet spaces (bathroom, kitchen, and hallway), they are often used in floor design on balconies and loggias. At the same time, ceramic tiles can be located throughout the house if a “warm floor” system is connected to it. True, the tile is hard compared to modern parquet or laminate, because the legs get tired of walking on it.
Porcelain tile, which most often imitates marble, onyx, agate, and other expensive stone options, is a unique solution for floor design. It is best suited to replace ceramic tiles in the bathroom, kitchen, and hallway, as well as on the balcony and loggia. By the way, porcelain stoneware can imitate both wood and concrete – at your discretion. It is best to choose a large format, for example, 50 to 50 or more. The cost of elite porcelain stoneware starts from 150 AED per sq. meter.
Marble, onyx, rhodonite, quartzite, limestone, and travertine are very expensive flooring materials, but they are popular in classical, neoclassical, American, antique, art deco, baroque, rococo, and a few others. It is practical, but for the living room and bedrooms, it is still better to use a much softer parquet. The cost of Italian-made marble is about 2 to 3 thousand AED per square meter. meter. In modern styles such as modern and minimalism, marble is now being used to design floors and walls in every room in the home.
It is an excellent floor covering, which is essentially the same ceramic tile, only the tiles here are folded in a pattern, like a piece of parquet. Usually, it is presented in an unusual format such as 20 by 120 cm. Luxurious ceramic parquet is convenient not only for the kitchen and bathroom but also for the living room and bedrooms, it costs about 1 to 2 thousand AED per square meter.
The carpet is very popular in the UAE, its average cost is about 70 to 100 AED per square meter. meter, it allows you to make your floor very soft and pleasant, which is important for bedrooms and children’s rooms. He has one minus – he needs to be constantly cleaned. But if you still strive to maintain perfect order in the house, then the carpet will suit you. By the way, carpet for 150-300 AED per square. the meter is not intended for daily use at home, it is an option for festive events (carpet paths, separate areas, etc.). Modular carpet tiles are similar to carpets but mounted in a different format, you can even make patterns from them.
Natural parquet is not really a trendy material right now, but it is used in some projects in classic styles. Piece oak parquet costs about 200 AED per sq. meter. Stretch parquet is a new word in parquet laying, here it is laid with the help of tension. The planks are connected into a lock and pulled together with strings.
The self-leveling floor
Self-leveling is a novelty in floor design! There is a self-leveling floor epoxy, polyurethane, ultra-white, transparent for 3D floors and patterns, and antistatic and antistatic self-leveling. Typically, the cost of all work with materials is approximately 600 AED per square meter. meter. Please note that the prices for materials where indicated above, excluding the cost of work, but with a self-leveling floor, the total amount was named.