Tile Grip: the Non-Slip solution for your slippery tile

Tile Grip the Non Slip solution

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Legislation:

The American with Disabilities Act passed by Congress provides that all Public, Municipal and Commercial Buildings must maintain floors that have a co-efficient of friction of 0.60 in order to be considered safe to walk on. This Act provides strong penalties for not keeping within the law

TILE GRIP was developed to improve the coefficient of friction on walking areas that are slippery when wet. Materials such as: ceramic tile, marble, quarry tile, terrazzo, stone, porcelain and smooth concrete can now be safer to walk on.

TILE GRIP is a liquid Bio-degradable solution that creates a microscopic tread that increases the coefficient of friction on various types of natural materials such as, Marble, Ceramic Tile, Quarry Tile, Travertine, smooth Concrete, Porcelain Tubs and Porcelain Tile. When treated as prescribed the area will meet or exceed the requirements of the American Disabilities Act. […]

The Flooring Supply Shop is Saving the Planet!!!

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Here at the Flooring Supply Shop, we care a great deal about the environment. We know the value of sustaining our natural resources, reducing the amount of waste, and recycling old things to make them new again. Our natural stone products are one great way that we are protecting the earth while adding style and value to your home. Natural stone is environmentally sound and will last a lifetime. The problem is that for a long time the products you used to maintain and beautify your stone and tile were not. That has all changed.

Flooring Supply Shop is offering a full line of Eco-friendly products for the care and upkeep of your stone and tile floors, pathways, patios, etc. Take a look at some of the exciting new products we have to offer: […]

How Do I Choose the Right Tile for Me?

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So you have decided you want to use tile for your next home or home improvement project. Which one is the right one to use? How do you make sure you get the best tile for your needs? When choosing tile for your project, there are a few factors to consider that will help guarantee your success. So hold on tight and enjoy your ride.

Strength: The last thing your want is to get a great looking tile on your floor, start walking on it, and have it crack and crumble beneath your feet. To avoid this you need to know the break strength of your tile. Tiles used for floors must have break strength of greater than 250lbs. to be used safely. […]

Hardwood Care & Maintenance what and how

Hardwood Care & Maintenance

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Protect the natural beauty of your Hardwood flooring

A few simple maintenance steps will help protect your investment and keep your Hardwood flooring looking like new.

For cleaning, make sure you…

• Use a damp cloth to blot spills and spots as soon as they happen. For tough spots, such as oil, paint, markers, lipstick, ink, tar, or cigarette marks, use acetone/nail polish remover on a clean white cloth, then wipe with a damp cloth. Always avoid allowing liquids to stand on your floor.

• Sweep, dust, or vacuum the floor regularly with the hard floor attachment (not the beater bar) to prevent accumulation of dirt or grit that can scratch or dull the floor finish.

• Occasionally wipe the floor with a damp mop or cloth. Periodically clean the floor with R2X Hard Surfaces Flooring Cleaner from Shaw’s line of floor covering care products.

While cleaning is easy, there are a few things to avoid:

• Don’t use oil based, wax, polish, or strong ammoniated or abrasive cleaners. […]

Installing Hardwood Floors over Radiant Heated Sub Floors

Installing Hardwood Floors over Radiant Heated Sub Floors

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Installing Hardwood Floors over Radiant Heated Sub Floors

• Oak, Ash, Hickory, and Walnut species Engineered Hardwood products, > ½” thickness normally are approved for installation over radiant heated subfloors using either Adhered or Floating installation methods if applicable for the product.

• Nail or Staple Down installation methods are not recommended for Radiant Heated Sub Floors.

•  Engineered product constructions thinner than ½” will require review by the Hardwood manufacture before installation; along with a location registration and an acknowledgment letter, verifying that the project is approved and warranted. […]