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Buying Marquee Flooring - What Types Are Available?


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Once you have decided what type of marquee you want to hold your wedding reception in the next thing you need to decide upon the kind of marquee flooring for is inside. For a wedding reception in a marquee often a number of different types of flooring will be used to allow various activities to take place. Below we look at just what types of marquee flooring are now available.

However, before you actually decide on the type of flooring to use you need to think about the surface on to which it will be laid. If there is a problem with the surface then the marquee hire company should provide some sort of sub structural flooring first on to which the actual marquee flooring chosen by you can be laid. This sub structural flooring is generally constructed from a rigid metal frame on to which then a sub base made of plasterboard or wooden slates is placed. This will help to ensure that the surface on to which the actual flooring is laid in the marquee is sound.

So just what kind of flooring can one have laid in a marquee?

1. Carpets - This is the simplest and quickest type of flooring that can be laid in a marquee today and will be used in those areas where guests are going to be sitting or standing. One big advantage that this type of flooring has over others is that it can come in a wide array of different colours so you will be able to choose one that matches your decor perfectly.

2. Coconut Matting - This does not come in a number of different colours as carpet does, but is also simple to lay and is more stylish. One thing that gives this type of marquee flooring an advantage over carpets is that it is far more durable and is better able to cope with people walking on it as they come in and out of the marquee.

3. Wooden Flooring - In most cases a small area of the marquee will be laid with this kind of flooring to allow an area where guests to the wedding reception can dance. Often this type of flooring is constructed from oak plywood panels which interlock, but to add a touch of dramatics to the event why not go for a black and white one.

4. Plastic Flooring - For you to get the right results using this and wooden flooring the surface needs to be as even and flat as possible. However, this type of flooring does not look as warm and inviting as wooden flooring but is ideal for use in areas of the marquee where people are moving around a lot say for example at the entrance or around the bar.

In this article we have taken a look at some of the kinds of marquee flooring that can be used today. It is crucial that not only do you speak to the marquee hire company about what kinds they have to offer but also arrange to see some samples of it. Certainly for a wedding reception you may well find that a number of different types of flooring will need to be laid in order to ensure that all activities taking place at it can be accommodated.

Now you have a better idea of what types of marquee flooring is available, you can start contacting some companies who will be able to give you a quote for hiring or purchasing the flooring. You may find you also need to buy or hire some outdoor furniture such as tables and chairs to go inside your marquee.


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