There are many different flooring materials to choose from for your home, and we install all of them. Ceramic, stone, tile, granite, marble or slate could each be provided and installed for a homeowner or business at reasonable and competitive rates. Our clientele includes many different industrial, commercial, and residential customers who have been extremely satisfied with their new flooring and the professional job we provide. Even if you have already purchased your flooring from somewhere else, we can help by installing it for you.
We also think it’s important to know everything about the new laws governing our trade —and flooring. Did you know that as of Sept. 09, 2010, it became illegal to import or manufacture any architectural coating containing volatile organic compounds or ‘VOC’s?. We strictly adhere to these laws.
This is a directive from the Canadian Environmental Protection Act – Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Concentration Limits for Architectural Coatings. It successfully prohibited 31 of the hundreds of products used in wood-coating, stain-sealing, glazers and finishes along with wood stains.
It is important to prepare a concrete floor before applying any style of floor covering. This is done by creating a ‘subfloor’ typically made of a plastic and then a moisture-resistant subfloor over that – marine plywood is usually used. Once a subfloor is laid down, any type of floor covering could be secured on top of it asa beautiful foundation to any style room.
What is underneath a floor is almost as important as what is on top of it. There are new advancements that allow a construction company to install quiet systems or what’s known as ‘quite walk systems’ so that when a person walks across a wood floor, no noise is heard. There is another system which warms the floor in addition to keeping the noise down, no matter if it’s a wood floor or ceramic tile floor. This warming system will keep feet warm and toasty when walking barefoot across the new floor.
Another new flooring trend, especially in condos and apartment buildings (particularly because of the noise absorbing properties) is natural cork floating floors. These cork floors consist of three layers of 1’x3’ planks. Typically, the surface is 100%high density cork with five coats of UV-cured acrylic finish that contain no VOCs (Volatile Organic Compound).
An engineered floor is worth mentioning. It offers the beautiful look of real wood, but the veneer of real hardwood is laminated to a more stable and uniform plywood substrate.
Sanding down an existing hardwood floor versus adding a new hardwood floor can be a difficult decision because both cangive your house a new and exciting look. However, sanding down existing hardwood floors could bring out small imperfections in the wood that have formed over the years. If a homeowner doesn’t mind a little ‘character’ with their floor, then this might be the way to go, but if you are looking for a more uniform look, with each piece neatly nestled into the last one and looking nearly exact, then a new hardwood floor or snap-together floor would be the answer for you.
Space Converters Ltd. works from the ground up and will install laminate, ceramic, hardwood, granite or marble all at reasonable and competitive prices. Our clientele includes residential, commercial and industrial customers, developers, builders, and investors.
We know your time is valuable — we are able to start many contracts on short notice, working in shifts and weekends when your timeline is ‘get it done now.’ Additionally, we guarantee the quality of our work and our worksite is always left clean and tidy after we finish your project.
We are licensed professionals, and are proud to bring our experience and craftsmanship to every contract. Ask us, and we’ll be glad to share our references and testimonials from pleased customers.
Space Converters Ltd. is also capable of providing water damage restoration services to your floor!