Perhaps , there is little in our country, an adult who does not know what the linoleum. However, not everyone knows what we usually see almost everywhere, in banks, schools, offices and other similar institutions , in most cases , it is not natural linoleum, and its synthetic counterpart. Linoleum is used quite rare, but it does not involve any of its negative characteristics, on the contrary , this material has many positive attributes.
As in many industries , the development of which can be replaced natural materials in their cheaper artificial counterparts and offer simple layman this particular chemical products. Do not spared this trend and the scope of production of floor coverings. Rapid development of chemical and petrochemical industries has led to the fact that natural linoleum was practically forced out of the market floor coverings similar to those of synthetic samples that allow the manufacturer to increase their profits. Today, there are very some companies which produce natural linoleum flooring , among them the most famous are the Forbo , Armstrong , also has a linoleum Tarkett . linoleum - it's eco-friendly , durable and aesthetically pleasing material . Invented in the first half of the nineteenth century, natural linoleum flooring was made of linen, oils, resins, with the addition of wood flour and chalk. then the whole mixture was rolled on jute or hemp fabric in the form of a grid , allowing the material to ensure durability . Actually the word «linumoleum», literally means " flaxseed oil ».
The greatest advantage of natural linoleum rated hospitals, kindergartens , clinics, and private clients . This choice was due to the unique properties of natural linoleum:
Linoleum, antibacterial, it completely prevents the development of bacteria on its plane, which explains its use in pharmaceutical industries, hospitals, operating rooms, nurseries.
Linoleum is not flammable. In his performance material has good fire safety (flame spread, smoke density, melting it all relates to the linoleum to a lesser extent)
Indicators of linoleum wear quite high , it does not hurt a fallen cigarette , dirt , large cross and he will serve for a long time , but linoleum requires mandatory buffing and polishing putty almost immediately after installation. Mastic protect linoleum from the wrong household chemicals, chlorinated water , and others, not intended for linoleum care products that can fully whiten the material or make it unusable . Apply mastic is required at least once a year. With proper care , even after ten years of linoleum will look like new.
Linoleum is antistatic. The material does not accumulate static electricity and stores security appliances.
Now that you have dispelled the last doubts concerning the choice of the covering , we present the advantages of the material again: linoleum compared with PVC coating has a longer service life (10 to 30 years, depending on the brand ) , but because of linseed oil , a part of composition has antibacterial properties and does not accumulate static electricity. He did not contribute to the spread of flame in case of fire . Does not burn and does not change color, it can be placed on the "warm floor ". Linoleum has a pretty wide color range , but is most common solid color with marble stains . As for the transportation and installation - it is better to entrust it to professionals , because linoleum does not have a synthetic base and if not handled properly can break and crack. Also we advise to know what antistatic linoleum .
If you're after a lot of doubt, made the decision to purchase natural linoleum, for this please contact our managers and consult on the availability of material. We will help you choose what is most will suit your tastes and preferences.
Linoleum is not cut in pieces, the material released multiple rolls in their original packaging. One roll weighs at least 150 kilograms.