Discount Flooring Depot Blog

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Creating a warm and inviting home this Christmas

Have you embraced Christmas yet? It’s hard to escape at the minute, and if you haven’t already started your Christmas decorating at home, you’ll need to get on it pretty quickly. Whether you’re having a quiet Christmas or expecting lots of visitors and guests over the festive period, you’ll want to create a warm and inviting home. Thankfully, there are lots of ways to achieve this. Here’s our best tips for transforming your home into a cosy wonderland you’ll never want to leave. Adding a Christmas tree What home would... Read More

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Round up – 2017 customer flooring favourites

It’s nearly the end of another year, and at Discount Flooring Depot we’d just like to say a huge thank you to our customers who supported us over the last year. We have helped you pick some truly stunning floors for your homes, and even though we love all of our wooden flooring choices equally, you certainly have your favourites too. With that in mind, we thought we’d do a round up of your favourite floors from 2017 – so if you’re thinking about a new floor for your home... Read More

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Don’t make these mistakes when choosing a wooden floor

Choosing a wooden floor is a complex process – what colour should you go for? Is this the right style for your room? What finish is best for you? Once you have sorted out the obvious things, there are some less obvious factors that you need to take into account which are just as important if you want your floor to give you years of hassle-free enjoyment. Don’t make these mistakes when choosing a wooden floor, or you could end up with a floor which doesn’t fit, needs to be... Read More

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Tips for picking the right flooring for your kitchen

Are you considering new flooring for your kitchen? We know what a challenge it can be to find something that suits all of your criteria, and of course you’ll have lots of questions before making your decision to ensure the end result is one you are completely satisfied with. Fear not – we have heard it all before, so in our expert opinion here are our tips for picking the right flooring for your kitchen. What kind of flooring is available for your kitchen? First of all – do you... Read More


Modern flooring trends for a stylish home

For a stylish and contemporary home interior, you need to think about every element of your fixtures and finishing touches so that they work together to create a sleek décor style. One area you can’t overlook is your flooring. Your flooring choices can instantly transform the whole look and feel of your room, so naturally you’ll want to know more about modern flooring trends for a stylish home. Read on to be inspired by the modern flooring options available and how we can help you achieve each of these trends.... Read More

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Advice on picking the right flooring finish

Are you struggling to choose the right flooring finish for your new solid wood floor? With so many options available it can be overwhelming and stressful trying to find the right one for your room – after all, a new floor is a long-term investment in your home and a decision you’ll have to live with for some time. Allow us to help you take the guess work out of floor shopping, with this guide on floor finishes and our expert advice on picking the right flooring finish for you. Lacquered... Read More

Mopping your wooden floor 31/10/2017
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Protecting your wooden floor properly

Now that you’ve finally installed the wooden floor of your dreams, you’ll want to look after it for as long as possible so that looks great for years. There’s more involved in protecting your wooden floor than just taking your shoes off before you walk over it (although that helps!), so here is your full guide to protecting your wooden floor properly and making sure you guard this beautiful investment in your home. Every day floor care Dirt and debris are quickly noticeable on a wooden floor, even more so... Read More

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How to match your wooden floor to your décor

Creating a seamless look for your home with design and décor is a tricky thing to master, in no small part thanks to the huge number of decorating styles and trends out there at the minute. There really is no shortage of ways to make your home unique to you. It does however pose the problem of how to match your wooden floor to your décor when you can experiment with so many different styles. This guide should steer you in the right direction. Modern décor If sleek and contemporary... Read More

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Inspirational flooring for every room in your home

You want your home to look at good as possible, so naturally you’ll spend time thinking about ways to make improvements that reflect it in the best possible way. When it comes to décor and furnishings these choices can be easy as there are lots of sources of inspiration, trends to follow and distinctive styles to decide between. When it comes to finding the right flooring for each room in your home, we can provide the source of inspiration, as we have hundreds of floors to choose from. Whether you’re... Read More

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Golden rules for laying a wooden floor

Now that you’ve decided on the perfect wooden floor for your room, it’s time to think about installation. The process of laying a wooden floor requires a bit more time and preparation than any other flooring type, so it’s important that you familiarise yourself with the basics. Here are the golden rules for laying a wooden floor successfully 1.Moisture testing Before you even think about putting down your new floor, you need to carry out moisture testing on the sub floor. Your fitter or joiner should be able to carry... Read More