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Frequently Asked QuestionsFrequently Asked Questions about Bergo multi-functional floor tiles

First, your general FAQs. You’ll find specific subjects on the drop down menu.
Q. How long will my Ecotile Lifestyle tiled floor last?
A. Thirty years? Forty years? Fifty? We’re still counting...
Q. What keeps a Ecotile Lifestyle floor in position?
A. Gravity - aided by a unique interlocking system. No nails, screws, bolts or glue are needed
Q. Can you install Ecotile Lifestyle tiles on concrete?
A. Yes - find out more here ...
Q. How can I trust a system like that?
A. Our users will tell you that EcoTile Lifestyle withstands the demands of everything from tennis, to retail parks, to industry.
Q. Why your tiles perforated?
A. 5 Good Reasons:
  1. A breathing substrate reduces condensation and dampness.
  2. Outdoors it aids drainage.
  3. Grip and Safety.
  4. Reduces raw materials - saving cost, transport and the environment.
  5. Good looks - don’t you agree?
Q. But what if something falls through those holes?
A. It would have to be something very small..... To retrieve it, simply unzip and then replace one or more tiles; another benefit of our interlocking design. If you’re working with really tiny parts, a drop-sheet might be a good idea.
Q. Can you combine resilience and comfort with strength and durability?
A. Yes indeed! Some of our floors are thirty (30) years old.
Q. Can I lay your tiles on the damp floor of my cellar?
Yes - they’ll alleviate the problem. Instead of sealing in the moisture - which causes smells and rot, EcoTile tiles create an air gap - a breathing space for the floor. Result: wholesome atmosphere - and safe storage.
Q. What about vehicles on a Ecotile Lifestyle floor?
Ecotile Lifestyle are used in garages, factories, warehouses. Even studded tyres are no problem - though, obviously, they may increase wear & tear.  Read about 'things to consider when selecting a surface for your garage floor'
Q. Does snow make Ecotile Lifestyle flooring slippery?
A. Nothing is 100% non-slip, they ensure that melting snow swiftly drains away - so why not apply a little salt?
Q. Do I need to take my outdoor Ecotile Lifestyle Tiles flooring up over the winter?
 They’re unaffected by rain, snow, or ice.
Q. What are Ecotile Lifestyle tiles made from?
Most are made from polypropylene - the world’s most versatile and rugged thermoplastic.
Q. How does polypropylene affect the world’s ecology?
Very little. Its production consumes very little energy and creates less pollution than most paper mills. Recycling polypropylene consumes even less energy.
Q. Can Ecotile Lifestyle tiles be recycled?
Yes. In fact, Bergo has recently introduced ECO - a new range of recycled tiles


What Our Customers Say...

The tiles which I bought from you have been installed and look supurb. All our friends remark about them. I bought them for two reasons; (1) to cover the black waterproof membrane which tends to leave shallow pools of rain water which are now covered by the tiles and the balcony is now useable all the time. (2)for a pleasing finish to the balcony at a reasonable price and which I could easily install myself. Both these criteria have been met and if it wasn't always raining we could drink our Pimms in some luxury !!

Don Budds

"Like any school, we needed a long term solution offering the best value for money, with as little disruption as possible. I'm amazed we had to go all the way to Europe to find it, but it was worth it - we're absolutely delighted with the results and the children love their new play and sports areas."

Peter Yates, Headmaster, The British School Tehran