Preparation

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Expansion Joint Covers

Expansion joint or control joints are a real problem in the commercial floorcovering industry because if it’s not installed correctly the floorcovering will break down at this point very quickly. There are however many different options that can be used successfully to rectify, below are some of those options: Aluminium or brass expansion joint coversThese Continue Reading...

Moisture Treatment

Moisture barriers are a very important requirement prior to the installation of any floorcoverings. There are 2 common areas of moisture problems these are listed below: Curing Concrete Moisture:This is the most common problem in the flooring industry, where all the new buildings these days are built extremely quickly and most concrete slabs have a Continue Reading...

Floor Levelling

Levelling of concrete slabs and timber floors has come a long way in recent years. The product range of self-levelling compounds, bulk fill products, rapid set patching compounds and feather finish skim coats has increased with technology to have a product for all different areas. Below is a guide of floor levelling products: Self-Levelling Screeds Continue Reading...

Diamond Grinding

Diamond Grinding of concrete slabs is the most economical way of preparing concrete floors for the installation of floorcoverings. The following is a list of areas diamond grind is used: To remove existing glue or laitance from a concrete slab, To remove curing agents or burnish from a concrete slab, To prepare the concrete subfloor Continue Reading...

Floorcovering Removal

At Macdonald Floorcovering Group we invested in a Bronco (hybrid) drive on battery operated take-up machine. The bronco is an extremely quiet machine that allows us to work during the same time with shoppers in a trading shop with barricades being installed [that’s how quiet it is]. Unlike Gas and Diesel machines the bronco hybrid is Continue Reading...