Sunday, January 18, 2009

Hard Flooring in Architecture and Interior Part 1

Hard flooring in architecture and interior.
Hard flooring is part of finishing material which has strong endurance and low maintenance. We can find it in industrial or commercial space, it can be applied to residential space as well. It refers to cold flooring and will break anything if we drop something on it.
What in this category are:

1. Concrete flooring
Used commonly in large public area such as industrial or institutional area. It is usually used as based for flooring finishes or as top layer of finishing. As top flooring, concrete is often layered with cement in order to create better appearance and non-slip surfaces. Nowadays concrete can be apllied in home interior, It is available in many colors and textures. Be sure to find good concrete contractor in order to get perfect result for your home.

2. Terrazo
It is composite material which is made of cement and marble aggregate, lied over the concrete base. Other than machine mixed terrazo also available in slabs or tiles. Commonly applied in commercial places.

3. Polyurethane Resin
It is combination between polyurethane resin and fillers. It creates hardwearing and non slip surface available in many textures and colors. There are other resin floor such as Epoxy Resin and Polyester Rresin, they are groups of hard flooring.


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