Floors vary from simple dirt in a cave to many-layered surfaces made with modern technology.
Floors may be stone, wood, bamboo, metal or any other material that can support the expected load.
The levels of a building are often referred to as floors, although a more proper term is storey.
Floors typically consist of a subfloor for support and a floor covering used to give a good walking surface.
In modern buildings the subfloor often has electrical wiring, plumbing, and other services built in.
As floors must meet many needs, some essential to safety, floors are built to strict building codes in some regions.Read more