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Nov
21

A lawn that does not need mowing

  • Posted by Integra Direct
  • November 21, 2018

Who would not love to have a magnificent manicured lawn without having to lift a finger to maintain it? Recent improvements to the construction and installation systems, as well as a more natural appearance has brought the original fake-looking grass carpet from last century into[...] Read more

Oct
19

What about the Phthalates?

  • Posted by Integra Direct
  • October 19, 2018

Phthalates are the most common “plasticiser” used in PVC and are used in many vinyl floors. For over forty years, they have been used to give most vinyl floors the flexibility needed to make installation and handling possible, as well as increasing the lifespan of[...] Read more

Oct
19

To Glue or Not to Glue My Loose Lay Floor

  • Posted by Integra Direct
  • October 19, 2018

Yes, why call it loose lay if you are gluing it down? Small rooms up to 10sqm can  be fully loose laid, provided no length is greater than 4000mm and the skirtings are low enough to hold the perimeter plank tight. Larger areas will need a[...] Read more

Nov
15

Why Is New Vinyl Flooring A Great Option To Carpet?

  • Posted by Integra Direct
  • November 15, 2017

Carpeted floors will always have their place, along with tiled floors and rugs. The new generation DIY vinyl floors often cost less than carpet, but this is not the only thing that attracts buyers! There are disadvantages to carpet over DIY vinyl flooring, and we’ll[...] Read more

Nov
5

Why a Vinyl Butt Joint Is Better Than a Tongue and Groove

  • Posted by Integra Direct
  • November 5, 2017

A vinyl butt joint is better than a tongue and groove joint assembly when it comes to DIY flooring solutions, and in this post we’ll explain why. But first, a definition of each type of joint for those who aren’t familiar with what these terms[...] Read more

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