Floor materials are of various types. They are used in building construction, and their selection depends on aesthetics, application, and choice of the user.
A building has a leveled surface that can support the occupants and objects etc. Diverse flooring types are based on myriad factors.
TYPES OF FLOORING MATERIALS AND APPLICATION IN BUILDING CONSTRUCTION
Below are the various types of flooring materials used in building construction works:
CEMENT CONCRETE FLOORING MATERIAL IN BUILDINGS
Concrete is the most regularly used flooring material. It suits any type of construction and is economical and durable than others.
Cement Concrete is a blend of 1:3:6 to 1:5:10 or emerald material with 40% 1:2 emerald sand mortar, and 60% crumbled collectively is used as base course. After hardening, 1:2:4 Granolithic finish can be attained from rich concrete with tough quality crumble aggregate mix.
BRICKS FLOORING MATERIAL IN BUILDINGS
Bricks are also used for flooring purposes, but they are not suitable floor materials for public buildings or residential.
Brick floorings are typically used in insignificant rooms, godowns, etc. For this, burnt bricks are preferred, and bricks should be consistent in size and color.
FLAGSTONES FLOORING MATERIAL IN BUILDINGS
Flagstone is a variety of sedimentary rock that is attained by splitting along bed planes. It consists of silica, calcite, and iron oxide. Flagstone is utilized to manufacture tiles of various sizes in various shapes.
MARBLE FLOORING MATERIAL IN BUILDINGS
Marble is a sort of metamorphic rock that is used widely for flooring in kitchens, commercial buildings, bathrooms, etc. They are easily cleanable and stain proof.
Hence they are used where extensively cleanliness is required such as in bathrooms. They are also obtainable in diverse designs and colors.