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Floor Tiling of Wet and Dry Rooms

The floors of a dwellings are often finished with tiles of various materials to provide a more practical and aesthetically pleasing finish. Also, in wet areas, tiling often provides the first part of a water proofing system to protect the fabric of a building from water damage.

Types of hard Floor Tiles

Floor tiles can be cut from naturally occurring types of rock, can be made from fired clays and can be manufactured from a large variety of materials. The choice of tiling materials is extensive. On this page we will cover the more common products.

Ceramic – This is broad term for tiles made from heating clays of various types to high temperatures in a kiln.

Porcelain – This is a hard ceramic made from kaolin clay fired at a high temperature.

Terracotta – This is a softer backed earth and porous material

State –  Sedimentary rock

Granite – Igneous rock

Marble –  Metamorphic rock

Travertine – Limestone sedimentary rock

Tiles can also be made from vinyl, timber, and a broad variety of natural and man-made materials.

That ever the type of tile they must be laid well. See Laying Tiles and Tiling Defects.

ABIS building and pest inspections are conducted to the highest standard by building inspectors with a minimum of 10 years experience together with the highest professional qualifications in their field. ABIS has been in business over 27 years conducting both building and timber pest inspections.

Our highly recommended home inspectors are all long term trusted employees not here today gone tomorrow sub-contractors. ABIS Inspectors are supported by a unique computer aided inspection system and the latest inspection equipment such as high sensitivity thermal cameras costing thousands of dollars that others don’t often have.

When you book a pre-purchase inspection with ABIS, our friendly local (they know the area and are not in a interstate or overseas call centre) staff will make the whole process easy for you. Our Office team make all the arrangements with you, your agent, the vendor, the tenant (if there is one) and you will be sent an email to confirm the inspection time along with a pre-engagement letter which covers the scope of the inspection. Good communication and local knowledge are key to you getting the most out of your building and pest inspection. We are always happy to answer all your questions and you are most welcome to be on site when we do the inspection. Our technology, systems and processes also mean you get your high quality report shortly after your inspection is completed.

And all this for an incredible low price.

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