Over the years, we’ve come into contact with people that are just at the end of their tether from the disruption caused by chronically noisy chipboard floors! To those that don’t suffer this problem, it may well seem somewhat trivial. For those that do, it can very literally be depressing.
Imagine constantly living on an 18th century ship (without the rocking of course)?
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Over the years of dealing with and solving chronic noisy chipboard floors and their other associated problems, we’ve clearly been given the chance to gain a great deal of feedback from our clients. When I started this company, I don’t think I was fully aware of just what effect these floors were having on people.
Of course, the effects of noise is down to perspective and type of constitution a person has. However, everyone has their limits. Continue reading “The Emotional Effects Of Noisy Chipboard”
Coming from a lengthy wood floor installation background of collectively more than fifty years, clearly we’re well placed to provide you with good quality information. Over the past several years addressing failed chipboard floors, we’ve developed a deep understanding of how it works and why it fails on a regular basis.
Here’s a previous article highlighting five main reasons why chipboard fails , but in this article we’ll be looking at why it is destined to fail, even when all installation and acclimatisation guidelines are strictly met. Continue reading “Why Is Chipboard Destined To Fail?”
Bedroom floors are by far one of the most common of all floors to squeak and of course, it’s really not the ideal place for this to happen. The floors never seem to be squeaky in an obscure part of the room. Always just where they have most chance of waking the house up!
There’s another unexpected nuisance that squeaky creaky bedroom floors present. That’s the horrendous drum like resonance that invades the rooms Continue reading “Noisy Squeaky Bedroom Floor”
Over the last four years we’ve had emails and jobs booked in all over the country. The problem of squeaky creaky floors is and always will be nationwide. If you’re sat there wondering if it’s only ‘your’ house that has this problem, well, by virtue of this article, it certainly is not!
Here’s a brief oversight of locations we’ve visited or people that have been in contact for help to solve this epidemic. Perth (Scotland), Edinburgh, Dumfries, Carlisle, Leeds, Southport, Manc Continue reading “Squeaky Creaking Flooring Nationwide Problem”
Confusing floorboards for chipboard is an easy and common mistake to make. Generally it’s simply the terms used that are incorrect and not the actual visual image of what people are describing. If you’ve ended up here because you’re on a quest to solve noisy flooring, then it may be helpful to understand the difference. Floorboards and chipboard are two very different animals and can require a unique approach to resolve noise. If you’re just here to find out the difference for another reason, then stick around…
Floorboards are made from whole trees. The tree is cut in a particular way to produce one solid and long length of wood. Typically at dimensions of between Continue reading “The difference between floorboards and chipboard”
It’s easy to attack chipboard as the sole reason for noisy floors. However, there are typically five other culprits that often require dealing with to remove noise.
1. The most common noise after chipboard squeaks, is a very angry growly noise near walls. This will be one of two things. The most likely is the nails used to secure the partition wall base timber. These nails go through the timber and Continue reading “Are squeaky floor noises always down to chipboard?”
We’ve been fixing squeaky creaky chipboard noise now for some time. We originally thought our target audience (so to speak) was going to be new style properties build from the 90’s on-wards. However, since we started, we’ve found a lot of our work has also been solving this issue in new extensions. It would seem the go to flooring for builders is chipboard…
The overwhelming sentiment our clients have expressed, is that they simply Continue reading “Squeaky floor in new extension”
Yep, pretty powerful title. Chipboard flooring is rubbish! I have absolutely no problem sharing my honest opinions with people. I’ve been crawling around floors for a long time. That kind of work tends to remove any traces of pretence from ones character!
Over my time in the flooring trade, I’ve had one thorn that has never left me alone. You guessed it, CHIPBOARD!
Continue reading “Chipboard flooring is rubbish”
Buying a new house is a double edged sword. It can be both one of the most stressful things in life and most exciting at the same time. If the house you’re wanting to buy is of the so called ‘new style’ or ‘modern’ (typically, any house built from the 1990’s to present day), then it’s likely the chipboard floors upstairs are noisy.
Is there a solution? Well, I’m here to tell you there is. We’ve developed a Continue reading “Buying a new style house with squeaky floors”