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Floor to ceiling – we’re a one-stop shop for renovations!

With so many more people working from home now and the price of new property in Cape Town still rocketing, renovations are the order of the day. Office spaces, Granny flats, rentable apartments and entertainment areas, both indoors and out, the demand is high for people to renovate their homes or offices as opposed [...]

2021-09-23T12:37:27+00:00September 7th, 2021|Blog, Laminate Flooring|

Is Vinyl a Good Flooring Option?

Flooring should always looking great, be comfortable to walk on and functional enough for its intended use. Vinyl flooring is a cost-effective and highly durable, attractive flooring solution that competes with laminate flooring and is available in a wide variety of styles and colours. Why is Vinyl Flooring Becoming so Popular? In terms of [...]

2021-08-31T11:46:07+00:00August 31st, 2021|Vinyl Flooring|

Pet-friendly flooring options – inside and out

Having been suppliers and installers of almost every type of flooring surface, both inside and outside the home, we are often asked by those with pets what would be the most pet-friendly options for both. Well to begin with let’s look at flooring options inside the home. As we know the two biggest problems [...]

2021-07-18T11:19:54+00:00July 18th, 2021|Blog|

Underfloor heating – the treat under your feet!

Winter is really upon us now with thoughts turning to heating, and along with that always comes the question “What are the best types of heating?’’ Many things have to be considered like heating efficacy, energy efficiency, convenience, cost etc. Since COVID-19 we are also seeing a huge spike in home renovations with people [...]

2021-06-15T14:06:06+00:00June 15th, 2021|Underfloor Heating|

Libra Flooring participate in prestigious Cape renovation project

The Iziko South African National Gallery is the national art gallery of South Africa and it is located in Government avenue Cape Town. It became part of the Iziko collection of museums – as managed by the Department of Arts and Culture – in 2001. It is rated as South Africa's premier art museum [...]

2021-06-18T09:31:25+00:00June 10th, 2021|Parquet Flooring|

Just keep carpets clean and you can breathe easy!

Recent research conducted by the CRI (Carpets and Rugs Institute) in North America dispels the long-held belief that Carpets are problematic for Asthma sufferers as they contain harmful allergens that affect them adversely. This is simply not true according to the CSI’s report and they also say, “Our research has consistently shown how carpet [...]

2021-06-05T10:27:36+00:00June 5th, 2021|Carpets|

Flooring trends in 2021 – Types and styles

As we go into 2021 flooring is being revolutionised with new types, looks, colours, patterns and textures. This mini-series of 2 articles will give home renovators, builders and decorators a few ideas of what will be trending this year and beyond. Because of their popularity and tried and tested durability the four main flooring [...]

2021-01-27T07:34:17+00:00January 27th, 2021|Carpets, Laminate Flooring, Vinyl Flooring|

Virgin Vinyl vs. recycled – there’s no contest

Have you ever wondered why we consistently recommend Virgin Vinyl when recycled Vinyl is less expensive? Well, there are a couple of very sound reasons and as trusted flooring specialists we always have our customer’s best interests at heart. So let’s look at the evidence… What is Virgin Vinyl? For the uninitiated Virgin Vinyl is sometimes also [...]

2020-11-12T07:16:26+00:00November 12th, 2020|Specials|

Brawn and beauty make carpet tiles the latest style!

Traditionally carpet tiles have been seen as a pretty dreary carpeting option used mostly for practical reasons in predominantly commercial applications. Well this is changing as carpet tiles are now becoming more freely available in a great range of styles and colours and suddenly not only Churches, Restaurants and Communal centres are using them [...]

2020-11-12T07:10:11+00:00October 16th, 2020|Specials|

Laminate Flooring ratings – Know your AC from your class!

When trying to think of ways we can give useful advice we often overlook some of the technical terms with which we in the industry are so comfortable, but with which our valued customers are not. One of these, and an important one if you are in the market to purchase Laminate flooring, is [...]

2020-11-12T07:09:28+00:00October 2nd, 2020|Laminate Flooring|
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