Slate Flooring

Slate Flooring

Installing a floor on another existing is possible, but certain conditions must be met: the existing floor must be perfectly set, which can be checked by an experienced professional. You need to check whether the increase (however small) floor level after pasting the new finish will not prevent freewheeling door (if it occurs, may be made ​​a cut on the underside of the door leaf) or not cause steps in relation to rooms that do not have your raised floor.

You should also verify if the problem does not occur finishing the meeting of the new floor with sanitary wares. The laying of new flooring is to be executed with the proper adhesive mortars for bonding surface on floor and the surface must be properly prepared for a perfect grip (remove all fat and impurities and sanding with a wire brush).

"The slate was widely used before. Today there are other options for coating the house, "says architect Juliana Fabrizzi. The porcelain (pictured, an aged model), for example, is found in the market in various colors and textures, and does not need special care.

However, if the reader opt for slate, which can cover the floor of the living room and bedroom, there are two tips: the material must not be installed in outdoor areas (that, because of its strong heating when exposed to solar radiation) and in your cleaning, you need to apply resin to disguise scratches and stains that can appear with tempo.também is advisable to use rugs to bring warmth and comfort to heat innermost rooms of the house.