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Selecting Flooring: A Guide To Choosing Flooring Materials.

Author: Bulleyment, A.
Type: Book
Year: 2000


This publication describes the major groups of flooring materials available in New Zealand and Australia, and identifies the factors which might influence the type of flooring chosen for a specific purpose. Flooring is a key feature of a building and can have a profound effect on a building's appearance. Resistance to wear, ease of cleaning, slip resistance, sound absorption, resistance to moisture and cost are some of the factors that must be considered.

Further Details

Pages: 96 p.
Publish Location: Wellington
Publisher: BRANZ (Building Research Association of New Zealand)
ISBN/ISSN: 0 9582161 2 6
Accession Number: 28.8.03
Keywords: New Zealand, Australia, safety improvement, design, regulation compliance, floor
Reads: 250