5 tips to choose the right flooring for your balcony
Elegant and warm, this type of wood flooring will adapt itself and can withstand climate change. It’s cheap and the pine can have a 25-year warranty. Local wood contributes to sustainable development. This isn’t the case for exotic woods, which are more resistant to rot – but because of this are also more expensive. All wood should be treated as Class 4 for perfect moisture resistance.
An ecological alternative to exotic woods, this type of wood is heated to the extreme to become resistant and stable. This exercise doesn’t yield any toxic elements and takess advantage of local woods.
The first option requires the second one to be installed. Nowadays, we often skip the second step to enjoy a concrete slab. You can also apply specific paint colors to obtain a more cheerful atmosphere.
Without any doubt the most elegant material. And the most long lasting one as well. It’s worth trying on small surfaces. Reconstituted stone is cheaper and offers great technical qualities but each year you’ll need to give the flooring a patina.
Before laying out any flooring, you’ll need to find out the weight that your balcony can support. The co-ownership association can provide this information. Otherwise you’ll need to call an architect who can give you the exact calculation.