Individual, easy-care and uncomplicated: these requirements are based on the perfect floor covering that suits every room. Today, the range of choices goes far beyond laminate, parquet and vinyl. The attention is directed to designer floors and exotic materials that offer a diverse selection and many options.
Place. Room. Freedom. Flooring 2019
The floor coverings are free, open and relaxed. They leave room for exciting colors and shapes of carpets and are open to bold combinations. The choice ranges from kiwi green to sky blue, midnight blue or curry yellow. In particular colored rugs in combination with a neutral and bright floor covering offer plenty of variety. The unusual rugs not only rely on a striking color, but on contrasting shapes and geometric patterns.
The modern floors do without plasticizers and pvc and still bring real structures and exceptional decor to the floor. (# 01)
Design Floors for Special Living Moments
Designer floors create amazing works of art made of beautiful, small-meshed textiles. From plant-dyed wool to the finest craftsmanship, the selection is often not available at a bargain price. Textiles try this year in the optical illusion. So no one should trust his eyes straight away when he walks over the wood grain and still finds himself on a rug. The mix of wool and silk holds in itself an exciting, optical experience.
The modern design floors with tangible structures are, above all, uncomplicated to handle. They are based on modern production technologies and are a worthwhile alternative to ordinary vinyl. The modern floors do without plasticizers and PVC and still bring real structures and exceptional decor to the floor.
One of the biggest drawbacks of laminate is its sensitivity to moisture. Anyone who has ever turned over a bucket of water should be shocked by the horrors. (# 02)
Water-Repellent Laminate with Anti-Static Joints
One of the biggest drawbacks of laminate is its sensitivity to moisture. Anyone who has ever turned over a bucket of water should be shocked by the horrors. Some manufacturers have in recent years developed new floor coverings and laminate floors that have water-repellent surfaces and tight joints. Now the moisture stays where it should – on the surface. In addition, neither the color nor the grain take a lasting damage. As a practical extra, the joints have antistatic properties, so they no longer attract dust.
Geometric patterns are currently very much in vogue. It goes round, square, in curved or in straight lines through the whole apartment. Especially the combination of bright and neutral colors, expressive color nuances and exciting shapes brings a completely new feeling of living into your own four walls.
The ready-for-sale laminate is equipped with the important icons and symbols that help consumers choose the right floor. The load, the robustness and the light fastness give specific information about the life of the floor. If you invest in decent materials right from the start, you will have something of your laminate flooring for a long time.
Mineral floors made of alternative materials rely on a rich concept when it comes to flooring. Finally, consumers have the choice between different optics of stone, metal, tile or concrete. (# 03)
Mineral Floor as an Alternative to Tile and Stone
Mineral floors made of alternative materials rely on a rich concept when it comes to flooring. Finally, consumers have the choice between different optics of stone, metal, tile or concrete. In contrast to the original, the floor remains warm and pleasant to walk on. Its surface is water-resistant, so these floors are used in almost every room in the home.
A recent forsa survey of the german cork association (dkv) has found that actually 81% of german consumers like cork as a material for the floor. (# 04)
Natural Living Comfort on Cork
If they have been forgotten, cork floors will still impress with their naturalness, elasticity and ecological benefits. After all, nobody has to cut a tree to make that floor. A recent forsa survey of the German Cork Association (DKV) has found that actually 81% of German consumers like cork as a material for the floor.
In the production, the raw materials for this floor covering come from the cork oak, which may continue to grow in peace and is peeled again and again. Hardly any other material is capable of instantly bringing so much coziness into a room.
The cork floor is elastic and pleasantly warm. The material is especially recommended for the nursery and the bedroom. The well-known manufacturers of cork flooring have also convinced Ökotest in recent reviews and achieved good results, as they consistently refrain from chemicals and hazardous materials.
Many appreciate natural materials, such as new wool, as classy carpets. Just the pleasant feeling underfoot is not comparable to a standard carpet. (# 05)
Well-Being Floors on Natural New Wool
Many appreciate natural materials, such as new wool, as classy carpets. Just the pleasant feeling underfoot is not comparable to a standard carpet. Not to be neglected is their warming and lasting effect as well as a certain sound-repellent effect. It is probably so far: The sofa spreads in 2017 down to the floor, because the carpets can now keep up with the pleasant comfort of the seating.
Maybe the snow-white new wool would not be the best idea for the hall, living room and rooms, which are also the meeting place of the whole family. These noble and at the same time natural materials are exactly the right thing for a bedroom. What could be better than getting up on the warm new wool carpet with your feet the next morning? Of course, the size of the room should be taken into consideration, because not every floor is good in small rooms – optical effects should always be included here.
Uncomplicated and Water-Repellent: Vinyl in Different Designs
The technically reworked vinyl has taken on a completely new form. It has a sound-insulating effect, is extremely robust, is easy to clean and is also warm to the feet. The current vinyl floors often imitate their natural role models, such as wood, and convince with truly amazing, visual effects. The uncomplicated material retains its water-repellent, extremely easy-care and robust properties.
Even though vinyl is a comparatively cheap floor covering, consumers should pay attention to their strength, lightfastness and structure. This is finally noticeable in a pleasant living feeling and a certain foot warmth. Too thin vinyl is prone to wear and tear and gives a cold impression.
If a designer floor has its distinctive shape and is full of character, its owners have opted for exceptional flooring. (# 06)
Wooden Floorboards and Natural Floors From The Designer
If a designer floor has its distinctive shape and is full of character, its owners have opted for exceptional flooring. The installation plan of these unique pieces of natural wood looks like a wooden puzzle, which the manufacturers put together on the PC to fulfill very special living dreams. The planks are made of several layers or solid wood, captivating with a warm feeling of living and a mercilessly unique look, which only exists once on the floor.
Basically, the classic parquet scores with an enormous longevity, because the owners grind the surface again and again after years and thus increase their lifespan. When laying, planning and cleaning, however, there is a greater effort that belongs in the hands of experienced professionals.
Not only the visual and the practical characteristics decide on the purchase and use of the floor, but also economic and ecological aspects of sustainability. So the floor should improve the insulation of the house and give as little as possible energy to the outside. The trend is clearly towards natural, environmentally friendly and healthy living floors for a healthy living environment.
Hardly anyone today would like the floor covering off the rack, which could be seen in countless apartments and houses. Much more popular are bold shapes, naturalness and a pithy soil, which gives the feeling of having lived. Once you have decided on a material, you should only contact specialist dealers. (# 07)
Which Flooring Fits In Every Room?
Basically, the personal taste decides on the right flooring. In addition, the load, the degree of utilization and the robustness play a decisive role before the purchase, and the background noise also contributes to the comfort of living. Currently, modern mineral-based materials are easy to install, even in the kitchen and bathroom, as they are water repellent and can cope with the increased humidity. Above all, this year’s trends are aimed at individuality and uniqueness.
Hardly anyone today would like the floor covering off the rack, which could be seen in countless apartments and houses. Much more popular are bold shapes, naturalness and a pithy soil, which gives the feeling of having lived. Once you have decided on a material, you should only contact specialist dealers. They recommend exactly the right floor covering in the correct dimensions, tailored to the needs of your own home.
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