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What Are Original Delphin Knives?

19th Feb 2024  Caitlin Davis

What Are Original Delphin Knives?

Original Delphin knives were invented by Berns Reddig who was a self employed floor layer in Germany. The company that formed around the original Delphin knife then became Reddig GmbH, Which has been running for over 35 years. The knives are designed

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How To Maintain Commercial Flooring?

14th Feb 2024  Caitlin Davis

How To Maintain Commercial Flooring?

Maintaining commercial flooring is important to ensure the long lifespan of floor coverings. If neglected, flooring can become damaged if not properly looked after. Using our recommended floor cleaners and preventative methods will lead to

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What Are Stubbi Flooring Tools?

7th Feb 2024  Caitlin Davis

What Are Stubbi Flooring Tools?

Stubbi Flooring Tools is an Australian based company that entered the flooring industry in 2020. Winner of the 2020 flooring innovator award, this is the best commercial flooring tool you will discover. Designed by vinyl layers, for vinyl layers, thi

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What Kind Of Flooring Is Used In Schools?

6th Feb 2024  Caitlin Davis

What Kind Of Flooring Is Used In Schools?

Depending on the school and the specific area, the flooring can vary for the required usability. In an average school, carpet tiles are often used in classrooms and vinyl is usually used to cover big spaces such as halls and gyms. Whereas schools tha

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Why Is My Laminate Flooring Lifting?

29th Jan 2024  Caitlin Davis

Why Is My Laminate Flooring Lifting?

Laminate Flooring is an excellent flooring option. It’s durable, cost-effective and looks fantastic. Unfortunately, if it’s not professionally installed, laminate flooring becomes tired very quickly. One of the most common problems with laminate floo

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Cam Gauge Screed Rakes by Midwest Rakes

26th Jan 2024  Caitlin Davis

Cam Gauge Screed Rakes by Midwest Rakes

What are Midwest Rakes?Midwest Rakes is an American company founded in 1972. They specialise in coating tools and are trusted by coatings experts around the globe. They offer a range of tools such as squeegees, spiked rollers, trowels and rakes, whic

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Guide to Adhesives

22nd Jan 2024  Caitlin Davis

Guide to Adhesives

What are flooring adhesives?Flooring adhesive is permanent glue that adheres floor coverings to a subfloor or underlayment. There is a variety of adhesives for different types of floor coverings like, Carpet Tiles, Linoleum and LVT. There are solvent

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What is a Sonic Groover?

17th Jan 2024  Caitlin Davis

What is a Sonic Groover?

The Sonic Vinyl Groover & Trimmer Tool is used by flooring professionals to make a u-shaped groove along the join between two sheets of vinyl, before welding. The sonic groover has both a front and rear blade, which allows you to cut cleanly from wal

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What Makes ProKnee the Best Knee Pads for Flooring?

3rd Jan 2024  Caitlin Davis

What Makes ProKnee the Best Knee Pads for Flooring?

What are ProKnee knee pads?ProKnee is an american based company that was founded by Lee Richards in 1987. Lee started his career in flooring, then quickly came to realise the toll it was taking on his knees. This is when ProKnee was born. A full cove

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How To Prepare And Fit Linoleum Flooring.

18th Dec 2023  Caitlin Davis

How To Prepare And Fit Linoleum Flooring.

What Is linoleum?Linoleum is a flooring material made from linseed oil, pine resin, ground cork dust, sawdust, and mineral fillers like calcium carbonate. It’s predominantly on a burlap or canvas backing. Pigments are often added to the materials to

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What Are Delphin Blades And Which One Should You Use?

12th Dec 2023  Caitlin Davis

What Are Delphin Blades And Which One Should You Use?

What Are Delphin Knives?The original Delphin knife is manufactured in Germany by Reddig Gmbh. The Delphin knife is the most popular knife among floor fitters for its unique shape and durability. The Delphin Knife can be used for cutting carpets, PVC

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What is Screed & Why Is It Important?

19th Oct 2023  

What is Screed & Why Is It Important?

Screeding is absolutely essential during the subfloor preparation process and ensures that you have an adequate sub-floor before you continue the installation process. We have a wide range of screed and self-levelling compounds available at Floormart

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A Step-by-Step Guide: How to Fit Carpet Tiles for a Flawless Flooring Installation

5th Jun 2023  

A Step-by-Step Guide: How to Fit Carpet Tiles for a Flawless Flooring Installation

Are you considering carpet tiles for your home or office space? Carpet tiles offer a versatile, durable, and easy-to-install flooring solution. Whether you're a DIY enthusiast or a professional installer, fitting carpet tiles can be a straightforward

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What Are Grinding Discs and What Are They Used For?

2nd Jun 2023  

What Are Grinding Discs and What Are They Used For?

What Are Grinding Discs Used For?Grinding Discs can be used across multiple applications and with various machines but can typically be found being used in sanding machines for the purpose of refining and sanding flooring. There is an abun

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Cleaning Guide for Resilient floors

25th Feb 2023  

Cleaning Guide for Resilient floors

How to clean safety floor?What is the best vinyl floor cleaner in the UK? When cleaning vinyl flooring or when cleaning wet room vinyl, you will need a commercial floor cleaner to ensure a deep clean and an effective disinfection of the vinyl floo

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Mitre Block FAQS

22nd Feb 2023  

Mitre Block FAQS

What does a mitre block do?A Mitre Block is used to provide an excellent guide, when hand cutting joints at different angles. Mitre blocks usually provide the outline for 45 and 90 degree angles. These blocks make it easy for many different types of

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LVT Install & Tools FAQ

22nd Feb 2023  

LVT Install & Tools FAQ

What Tools do I need for LVT Flooring?A tape measure, pencil, cutting knife, LVT Guillotine, gloves, PPE, Adhesive or Double-sided tape depending on the LVT Also consider subfloor preparation before fitting your LVT.Wh

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Retail Flooring Guide

20th Dec 2022  

Retail Flooring Guide

There are several different considerations and requirements for Retail Flooring. First of all, retail flooring needs to look good - and it needs to be tough enough to look good for a long time in service. For customers, retail flooring needs to be cl

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Laboratory Flooring

20th Dec 2022  

Laboratory Flooring

Laboratory Flooring has to fulfil several requirements. At Floormart - we stock and supply everything needed for a successful lab flooring project. Lab Floors need to be slip-resistant, non-staining, non-absorbent, durable and easy to clean and maint

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Commercial Vinyl Flooring Guide

20th Dec 2022  

Commercial Vinyl Flooring Guide

Commercial Vinyl Flooring is a popular choice for many commercial buildings & industries - and it’s used across a range of businesses and organisations, from factory floors to university corridors. It’s popular for many reasons; there’s a massive arr

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