Lino Flooring | Linoleum Tiles


Lino Flooring | Linoleum Tiles

It is true that Lino or linoleum flooring is less popular now than it was in it`s heyday of the early and middle 1900`s but it has been in regular use since its invention back in 1855 and is still a viable and relatively inexpensive floor covering which can be used throughout the house and even in outdoor buildings, it is most frequently used in kitchens and bathroom due to its waterproof and easy clean properties.

Eco Friendly Flooring

Installing lino in your home could yield some great advantages, linoleum is made from renewable sources and hence is more economically friendly and will biodegradable. One installed lino is really easy to maintain, it is stain resistant and wipe clean so if you look after the surface it will look after you in return by lasting a long time. Another advantage to lino that most people don’t know about is that it is a anti microbial material, which means it is natural resistant to bacteria, mould and mildew. If it is properly sealed and looked after Lino can be a relatively cheap floor covering which can be relatively inexpensive to install and will last for years.

 

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Types Of Lino Flooring

Lino comes in a few different forms, for you to choose form, each has it`s on advantages and disadvantages and may be more suited to differing floor areas. If you are looking for easy installation then Self Adhesive Backed Linoleum Tiles are probably the best bet for you, though simple this type is susceptible to moisture and such is probably not suitable in bathroom or wetter areas in your home.

Comfortable Lino Flooring

Another option available is a floating lino floor, these are click together tiles usually made with a cork lining for padding and makes them feel softer lino floorto walk on. This floor may be comfortable but for the same reason as with Self Adhesive Backed Linoleum, the seams make it susceptible to moisture penetration and will most likely be no good in your bathroom.

Bathroom Lino Flooring

If you are looking for Lino for your bathroom then your best bet is Sheet Linoleum, they come in twelve foot rolls and don’t have any seams so are more suitable in wetter environments such as bathrooms. It usually comes in larger rolls of up to 15 feet and is suitable for larger areas and can be cut to larger sizes. Convenient though it might be it is really tricky to install and should only be undertaken by an experienced person.

How Much Does Lino Cost?

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