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December 2020

What is anti-slip lacquer?

2020-12-16T01:46:55+00:00

Anti-slip lacquer or sometimes referred to as anti-slip paint or anti-slip varnish is a product used to improve the slip resistance on surfaces and comply with the Building Code of Australia. From 1 May 2014, treads or nosing to treads (stairnosing) of a stairway must comply with a slip resistance [...]

What is anti-slip lacquer?2020-12-16T01:46:55+00:00

What is Anti-Slip Tape

2020-12-16T01:32:32+00:00

Anti-slip tape can be used on a variety of surfaces to prevent falls or slips around the home or office. Anti-slip tape is manufactured from a unique combination of aluminum oxide and a thick plastic carrier to provide a flexible and durable non-slip solution. Anti-slip tape is: Easy to install, [...]

What is Anti-Slip Tape2020-12-16T01:32:32+00:00

October 2020

What do I need to know about Moisture affected floors?

2020-10-12T04:54:27+00:00

The ATFA on the 14 August 2018 held a technical webiner on 'Moisture Affected Floors'. This was such a great resource it is worth sharing with you. You will need about 1 hour to learn a great deal about moisture and flooring, including: - how to identify moisture - precautions [...]

What do I need to know about Moisture affected floors?2020-10-12T04:54:27+00:00

Why are my floors gapping?

2020-10-17T08:39:09+00:00

There are a couple of reasons why your floors would be gapping. Read on to discover the number 1 possible cause, and how to overcome gapping in floors. Possible causes: Installed outside guidelines without trims Overcoming the problem ​ Rectify installation so it is in accordance with guidelines. Ensure expansion [...]

Why are my floors gapping?2020-10-17T08:39:09+00:00

September 2020

Why are my floors blistering?

2020-10-17T08:39:33+00:00

There are numerous reasons why your floors would be showing blisters. Read on to discover the possible causes, and how to overcome blistering floors. Possible causes: Moisture Overcoming the problem: Identify and eliminate the source of moisture such as leaks Refer to FAQ for how to manage moisture. General information: [...]

Why are my floors blistering?2020-10-17T08:39:33+00:00

Why are my floors lifting and experiencing vertical movement?

2020-10-17T08:40:18+00:00

There are numerous reasons why your floors would be lifting and experiencing vertical movement. Read on to discover the possible causes, and how to overcome lifting and vertical movement. Possible causes: Installed outside guidelines Installed outside guidelines and without trims Moisture Overcoming the problem: Rectify installation so it is in [...]

Why are my floors lifting and experiencing vertical movement?2020-10-17T08:40:18+00:00

Why are my floors cupping and warping?

2020-10-17T08:40:47+00:00

There are numerous reasons why your floor would be cupping, darkening, and warping. Read on to discover the possible causes, and how to overcome cupping, darkening, and warping. Possible causes: Moisture Overcoming the problem: Find and eliminate the source of moisture. Wipe up any spills or messes immediately. Install a [...]

Why are my floors cupping and warping?2020-10-17T08:40:47+00:00

Why has my floor changed colour?

2020-10-17T08:41:14+00:00

There are numerous reasons why your floor changed colour. Read on to discover the possible causes, and how to overcome changes to colour. Possible causes: No blinds installed Floor exposed to direct sunlight for long periods of time Rugs and mats have been left in the same position for longer [...]

Why has my floor changed colour?2020-10-17T08:41:14+00:00

August 2020

What happens with constant mopping?

2020-08-26T07:58:01+00:00

Using too much water when cleaning the hardwood floor can result in problems. What happens with constant mopping or too much water is that it will damage your floor in the long term, the added moisture will be absorbed and cause a reaction in the boards. Excessive moisture may cause [...]

What happens with constant mopping?2020-08-26T07:58:01+00:00

Can Vinegar be used to clean my floors?

2020-08-26T07:58:39+00:00

NO. The method of cleaning with vinegar and water was quite a common practice. Unfortunately, the vinegar’s acidity can have a destructive effect on the floor coatings. In the beginning, the floors may look clean and polished, but eventually, over time, the vinegar will affect the shine of your floors.

Can Vinegar be used to clean my floors?2020-08-26T07:58:39+00:00
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