Flooring installations are often complex because of the multiple variables that make each and every project unique. Installing a floor is hardly as streamlined as the production process at a beer bottling plant, for example, as there are many parts of the project that can't be predicted or planned for.For flooring contractors, the successful preparation of the substrate, the application of product ...
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Flooring installations have become significantly more complex because of technological advances designed to overcome challenges faced by installers.
Stakeholders in the flooring industry need to focus on collaboration to address industry challenges as well as to uplift standards in the sector. Some of the top challenges in the flooring industry, according to iTe Products, include inappropriate products, lack of training, lack of experience and pricing pressure. 1. Inappropriate products Many flooring products utilised in South Africa were des ...
Failing to properly prepare a flood can cause even the most beautiful flooring to be undermined. The 'rule of the 7 Ps applies to correctly and professionally installed flooring: Proper Prior Planning Prevents Particularly Poor Performance. Some of the most common potential pitfalls seen in the market are outline below.Not investing in a thorough screed assessmentThis should always be the first st ...