Hello, I'm new to the group, and have just bought my first home.
I have 2 bathrooms, one about 6sqm, & the other approx. 2sqm. I would
like to install rubber flooring.
After a search on google, I have found three companies I would probably
I was also trying to see via Google.Groups any opinions or
reccomendations (for either these companies or rubber flooring itself),
but I must have been typing in the worng words - I couldn't find
Could anyone reccommend which company I should go for? Or any relevant
links? Or any tales based on people's exerience? Thanks in advance
Aha, we too are looking at rubber flooring for our bathroom. Our original
thoughts were to have coin-dot rubber flooring but my mum says it's really
hard to clean, i assume because the dirt just gets stuck behind the dots, a
bit like limescale gathering in the bottom of a rippled bath.
Here are some of the sites i found (excluding the ones you already
http://www.polyflor.com/home (only do rubber tiles but this may be a good
idea for ease of repair in case of damage)
but dalsouple and the rubber flooring company (trfc) are my favourite.
The problem we have come across is this, we have a chipboard floor and trfc
say this :
6mm Plywood is the only recommended wooden subfloor for use with our
products. Hardboard, chipboard, particleboard, wafer board, strand board and
fire retardant plywood are not recommended. The Rubber Flooring Company
flooring should not be laid on wood subfloors that are directly in contact
with concrete subfloors, even if built on sleepers."
I am sure i found information somewhere that says you have to lay 6mm
plywood over your existing unsuitable flooring but i can't find that now -
I shall be watching this thread with interest.
Thanks to everyone who has replied.
Tony, I would be very interested in your experiences at the show.
Are there any readers who have already laid down a "wet room" or rubber
flooring, either themselves or by a professional? How are you finding
the floor? Is it worth the preparation (ie waterproofing, any damp
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