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how to lay laminate flooring 07/11/2019
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How to Lay Laminate Flooring on Stairs

While self-installing laminate flooring is relatively simple, navigating areas such as staircases can be tricky. Thankfully, when it comes to how to lay laminate flooring on stairs, there are a few tips and tricks that make the job easier. Here at Discount Flooring Depot, we’ve created a handy step-by-step guide for you to follow and ensure you’re left with a great end result.  The Steps to Install Laminate on Stairs Step 1: Remove Existing Flooring and Underlay Before you start laying your laminate flooring, the first step is to ensure... Read More

24/05/2019
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These 7 Bank Holiday DIY Home Hacks Will Blow Your Mind

With a bank holiday weekend coming up, there’s no better way to spend that extra to yourself than to give your home some extra love and attention. While a little bit of DIY can be daunting, it doesn’t have to be. These 7 DIY home hacks will help you to get the biggest results with the least effort. Sounds good to be true? Read on and see for yourself.   DIY Tip 1 – Upcycle Old Drawers Into Stylish Shelves   If you want to save money and save the... Read More

17/05/2019

May’s Mood board

What’s inspiring us this month? As we edge ever closer to summer and the temperature starts to rise we are getting inspired by soft, washed out colour. Living Coral is Pantone’s colour of the year for a reason.  It is vibrant, yet mellow, and has a warming comfort to it.       The deep, rich colour of a solid bamboo floor, pairs beautifully with the warmth of coral, helping to create a space that is soft and welcoming.     For a relaxed look, Renove has renovated and reupholstered vintage... Read More

Hydro Regenerate - 5mm Tile Effect Laminate Flooring - Black Slate 26/04/2019

What is Luxury Vinyl Tile / LVT Flooring?

What is Luxury Vinyl Tile / LVT Flooring? LVT Flooring can perfectly recreate the look of a real wood floor or stone tiled floor but at a fraction of the cost to purchase and install. Luxury Vinyl Tiles are a type of multi-layered flooring which are created entirely without any wood, making them entirely waterproof. So they are perfect for your bathroom and kitchen. LVT floors can be made in a number of different ways. The most common types are created predominately from Limestone or PVC which is then mixed... Read More

01/04/2019

What Is AC Rating For Laminate Floors?

Laminate Floors and Vinyl Floors come with an AC rating which indicates how much traffic, stains, impact etc they can withstand. To receive an AC rating the laminate flooring must pass a series of tests. So when you buy a Laminate Floor or Vinyl Floor with a certain rating you know beforehand if it will stand up to your lifestyle. At Discount Flooring Depot we only sell floors with a rating of AC3 or higher. This ensured that any floor you buy from us with be able to withstand average... Read More

29/03/2019

High Gloss Laminate Flooring!

Say Hello To High Gloss Laminate Flooring If you’re looking for a floor that’s as bright as you are, then you’re looking for high gloss laminate flooring. This floor is shiny enough to almost see your reflection in if you were so inclined, and while you can see yourself in this floor, can you see it in your home? All joking aside, if you’re looking for a floor that’ll stand out, then our range of High Gloss flooring is perfect for you. We have a huge range of high gloss... Read More

Mopping your wooden floor 21/03/2019
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Caring for your floor

Now that you’ve finally installed the laminate, solid wood floor or engineered wood flooring 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 does help!), so here is your full guide to protecting your wooden floor properly and making sure you guard this beautiful investment in your home. Daily Wood and Laminate Floor Care Dirt and debris are... Read More

https://www.discountflooringdepot.co.uk/horizon-grey-brown-oak-8mm-v-groove-ac3-1-99m2-p1081 14/03/2019
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How much does it cost to install Laminate Flooring?

When pricing the cost of installing laminate flooring, sometimes you can be in for an unexpected surprise. The cost of the actual work of installing the floor can actually rival the price of the floor itself. Crazy, right? Laminate flooring can be picked up for as low as less than £6.50 per square meter, but a standard installation could cost anywhere between £8 to £12 per metre squared. Most fitters will charge per metre squared, while others will charge a daily rate – generally around £150. Most fitters or installation... Read More

13/03/2019
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Our Top Oak Laminate Flooring

There are many benefits to laminate flooring options over solid and engineered wood flooring. One of the main benefits is that it is a cheaper flooring option. Our oak laminate flooring starts from as little as £7.99 per square meter (don’t worry we can also work in square feet). Laminate floors are more resistant to scratches, moisture and general wear and tear. This also makes it easier to clean as well. While real wood Oak flooring is desired for its character and texture of deep knots and elaborate grain. The... Read More

28/02/2019

Colourful motifs and abstract patterns

  Mediterranean tiles Colourful motifs and abstract patterns… Inspired by traditional Moroccan tiles our laminate Mediterranean collection makes a practical flooring option. The influence of Morocco’s position in North Africa, boarding the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, is prevalent through its local art and design. With cobalt and saffron being reminiscent of the of the oceans and sweeping deserts. While the epic mountain ranges and ancient medinas have inspired travellers for centuries. Originating in Morocco in the 10th century the original tiles were in subdued hues of white and... Read More