Different techniques and its supporting materials and operating devices will, of course, be utilized for a variety of floor surfaces. Vinyl floor coating, it could be said, may only require a basic service level agreement and the ability to deliver. Floor tiling, on the other hand, will always require an artisanal skillset which may well include masonry work. Tiling work is complex and varied in terms of the variety of materials that will be used.
Stone and the traditionally utilized ceramic tiles may well require two different sets of techniques. In the case of stone work, more emphasis may be placed on artistic talent and/or creativity alongside of the ability to cut stone, whether this is done at the coalface or pre-prepared at the factory. Ideally, all floor masonry work would be carried out at the client’s premises. Wood floors entail an entirely different skillset altogether.
The techniques and processes involved will be entirely different as well. Most gaping and cupping repair portland or work, would you believe, will be done by hand. At the very most, power tools, should they be used, will always be handheld. And of course, other handheld tools utilized during these intrinsic repairs will be using no power at all, other than the muscle and ingenuity of the wood flooring artisan.
It might be worth mentioning that this artisan may require or have a love or appreciation for nature, this in the sense that he is able to discern the subtleties and intricacies of different grains and textures. And of course, there has to be a love for artwork, not too dissimilar to that of the cabinetmaker or carpenter who, of course, is also working primarily with wood. Further than that, painting skills should also be part of this last-mentioned discipline.