Category: DIY


How Do Professionals Flood-Coat a Tiled Floor?

  • Posted by Integra Direct
  • February 22, 2019

Many tiled floors appear smooth but slight deviations in levels mean that filling just the grout lines or simply applying a thin skim coat will still allow the tiles to show through your new stick-down vinyl flooring. In rooms with minimal natural light falling across[...] Read more


Flood-Proof Timber Flooring

  • Posted by Integra Direct
  • February 19, 2019

Which timber-style floor coverings can withstand being fully submerged for days and still recover? Apart from genuine, structural tongue and groove hardwood flooring fitted directly to joists, NO flooring system containing any wood, MDF or HDF content will remain unaffected by full submersion. Some newer[...] Read more


Which Planks Can Be Laid in Herringbone?

  • Posted by Integra Direct
  • January 18, 2019

Those savvy buyers looking for a striking modern look or something from the past often consider laying planks in a herringbone design, but which planks can be laid in a herringbone pattern? The answer is simple, any size plank can be used as long as[...] Read more


Laying Over Old Vinyl

  • Posted by Integra Direct
  • December 21, 2018

We have all seen those old sheet vinyl floors, still wearing well after 20 years, maybe only a split joint and a few small tears, but in desperate need of an update. Good news, the guys at Integra Direct Helensvale have the solution and make[...] Read more


Are Your Tiled Floors Suitable for Installing Over?

  • Posted by Integra Direct
  • December 14, 2018

We have established that most of our floors can be installed over tiled floors, but how do you know if yours is suitable. Here is a quick guide: Poor Condition: Tiles that are cracking extensively and are noticeable loose will need to be removed as[...] Read more