Aug 16, 2012 2:13 pm
We are in the process of designing our new house....just wondering if anyone has used a new flooring system with concrete on a second floor, apparently approx. 50mm of concrete poured over special flooring. This process is instead of a suspended concrete slab and more economical. It has been suggested by our architect but need to research?
Re: Polished concrete floor on second story of house3
Aug 18, 2012 9:13 am
Why can't the architect do the research? I thought that was what you paid them for?
Anyhow I agree that the weight may cause an issue even if it's not a "real" concrete slab.
A blog about our renovation http://notmynightmare.blogspot.com.au/
Re: Polished concrete floor on second story of house4
Aug 18, 2012 10:36 am
Not sure what flooring system you are referring to instead of a suspended slab but one that is used in WA is called FloorTech and it is a truss system with the slab poured on top. All of the ground floor lights and services are run through the trusses....
Lots of builders use this approach over in WA.
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