Frequently Asked Question About Flooring
How to Make a Room Feels Larger Using Flooring
Flooring can be used to manipulate our visual perception to make a room feels larger or bigger, and here are some tricks to do this :
- Install wood floor parallel to the longest side of your room.
- Use big floor plank rather than the narrow ones.
- Choose big tiles for tile flooring.
- Use bright, glossy and high reflective floor materials.
How to Polish Marble Floors
Marble floors is a popular choice to create an elegant and luxurious space. Thus, you need to keep its shiny and glossy looks to maintain it’s glamorous looks. And here is some easy and simple steps to polish your marble floors :
Before polishing your marble floors, it’s very important to remove any stains. The easiest ways to do this is by gently rubbing the floors using a microfiber cloth with combinations of warm water and natural detergent, and then rinse it thoroughly.
To get the best results, you can use any liquid marble polishing to polish your marble. Using a clean cloth, apply the liquid to the marble floors and let it dry about 3-4 hours. After that, use a microfiber cloth with warm water to gently wipe down the marble in circular motion until you get the glossiness that you want.
To avoid your marble losses it’s glossiness quickly, you can use a liquid marble protection.
Which Direction to Lay Wooden Flooring?
The direction of the wood flooring plank/board can create a different visual effects. Thus, to find the perfect wood floors direction for your space, you need to know what do you want your room looks to be.
If you had a large room but feels empty without too much furniture items inside, install your wood flooring parallel to the shortest wall. This will make the space looks a bit tighter, and it can make your room doesn’t feels quite empty anymore.
As opposite, if you had a small room and want to make it feels a bit more spacious, than you can lay your wood plank parallel to the longest wall. This will manipulate our eyes and make the space a little bit larger.
How to Remove Scratches on Laminate Flooring
Laminate flooring is a synthetic products that created using a multiple layer of laminations with plastic elements on the top layer. Similar with other materials that using plastic as it’s main finishes, scratched laminate flooring cannot be sanded, and you must use wax or putty to repair it.
So, if you want to repair your scratched laminate flooring, the first thing to do is you must buy a wax or putty with the same or at least similar colors with your floors.
For minor scratches, use wax to fill all the scratches, and then use clean cloth to gently buff the edges until the scratches looks disappeared.
For a larger or deeper scratch, you should use a floor repair putty. Apply the putty using the putty knife across the scratch until the scratch filled completely. Then, using the knife, flatten the putty to make it flat and even with the surrounding surfaces. Let it dry for several hours.