Solera Home Improvement will help with your bathroom remodeling, when you live in an around San Jose, CA
Bathroom Remodeling – San Jose – Bathroom Flooring – Wood
The lead article (the table of contents if you will) is titled Bathroom Remodeling.
This article is also part of a mini-series of articles about bathroom flooring.
Wood flooring can be great for your bathroom, IF you understand what is needed to make it moisture resistant.
There are different types of wood flooring, two of which work in bathrooms and one of which does not.
A laminate is a very thin veneer applied on a base of particle board.
Laminate is NOT recommended for bathrooms, in fact it is recommended you do NOT install laminate flooring in your bathroom.
Engineered wood is similar to a laminate on how its built, but is not similar in terms of quality.
Engineered wood is high quality pre-finished real wood (and a pretty thick piece too) applied to a base of fiber board.
Engineered wood is real wood, while laminates could be considered to be a very thick paper.
Bamboo is especially practical for bathrooms as bamboo is naturally moisture resistant even before the finishing coat is applied.
Hardwood is real hardwood, typically oak, sometimes maple or cherry or something else, that comes un-finished and does not come with any base at all.
When installing hardwood an underlayment plywood or fiberboard) is installed on the sub-floor, then the hardwood planks are installed on the underlayment.
By contrast, with laminates and engineered wood the underlayment is built into the product.En
Which is best?
In terms of water resistance, either engineered wood or real hardwood is best.
However, laminates tend to be cheaper and require less maintenance, and as such are more popular.
And speaking of your bathroom remodeling, when your home is in the greater San Jose metro area, we would very much appreciate an opportunity to be of service…..
….. so please let me tell you a little about us.
When you work with us, you get guys who know customer satisfaction is a low bar to aim for and guys who know customers like you want to be delighted, not satisfied.
You get guys who know the best source of new customers are referrals from you. For that reason, we treat you to the level of service we wish everyone treated us.
The set of services available to you includes (but is not be limited to) lighting and electrical, plumbing, trim molding (baseboard molding and crown molding), cabinetry installation and cabinetry alterations, painting, bathroom remodels, kitchen remodels, window replacement, door repairs and door replacement, removal of acoustic ceiling material, heater repairs, garden and yard fountains and garden and yard decorative lighting, toilet rebuilds and installations, furniture assembly (IKEA and others), sports and exercise equipment assembly, deck installations and repairs, wall mounting of flat panel TV hiding the wires, installation of home theater systems.
Our services are available to you in the following cities; Redwood City, Woodside, Portola Valley, Atherton, Menlo Park, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Stanford, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, Cupertino, Saratoga, San Jose, Milpitas, and Alviso.
While working with us, you get a company that knows about green building practices, green remodeling, and green home repair, for the benefit of you, your family, and your home.
We provide you with remodeling and handyman services for you, your family, your home, and even your place of work.