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Choosing Temporary Floor Protection

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Whether it is a major or minor renovation project, your floors will gather dust, and the tiles will get dents from the impact. Therefore, to avoid additional cleaning expenses or floor repairs, you need temporary floor protection. Irrespective of the floors you have, you can find the perfect surface protection to suit your needs. Read on to get some tips on choosing temporary floor protection.

Consider the Surface in Need of Floor Protection

Interior floors are made from different materials ranging from tiles to wood. When picking a floor protection material, you need to pay attention to the fragility of the surface. Does it easily break on impact? What is the expected traffic during the renovation? Remember the movement of people and the impact of heavy equipment can chip the tiles and dent the floors.

Hard Floors

Floors made with tiles cannot withstand heavy traffic and impact. Therefore, you require a thick floor protection material like correx to reduce the impact of the traffic. Choosing a thin material will only attract extra costs to rectify damages after the construction project. Correx floor protection sheets can protect your floors from damage. The sheets are sturdy to withstand massive impact. Besides, correx is easy to install in comparison to hardboard. Ram board is also an excellent option for hard floors. Apart from preventing scratching, the boards are breathable making it ideal for newly finished floors. Ram boards also roll out easily. You need to cut the right size, lay it on the floor, and seal the edges with tape.

Soft Floors

Soft floors usually have a carpet. Therefore, they do not suffer from traffic and impact. However, that does not mean they do not require protection. Unless you are planning to get a new carpet, you need to protect it from dust and spills. Floor protection sheets like an adhesive roll can keep away dust and seals. Also, the protection film will stick to the carpet without a tape. However, it is advisable to remove the protection films within a month to prevent residue.

Duration of Protection

If the renovation projects take long, you need durable and breathable floor protection. Durability ensures that after a couple of months, the protection sheet can still withstand impact. Wood floors need breathable floor protection. The moisture build-up can wreak havoc. You need a ram board for such a floor.

With multiple temporary flooring options, choosing the right one can be a daunting task. Trio Plus can give you recommendations and get you the right floor protection for your need.

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