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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

Cosy Interior 03/10/2017
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Create a cosy home this autumn with these 3 easy additions

This time of year is when people start to appreciate the cosy things in life – warm jumpers, hot drinks, comfort food and staying indoors. With that in mind, it makes sense to make your home as cosy as possible, so that you enjoy spending time in it this season. If you would like some tips on how to improve the comfort levels in your house, then check out these tips on how to create a cosy home this autumn with these 3 easy additions that aren’t expensive or take... Read More

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How to draught-proof your wooden floors

Wooden floors have a ton of benefits which makes them the superior flooring choice, but we have to admit in the winter it can feel a bit uncomfortable underfoot if your floors are cold and it feels a bit draughty to walk across them. Draughty floor boards are no laughing matter, and can cause your heating bills to be much more expensive as you spend more on oil or gas to keep your rooms warm. The main culprits of draughty floors tend to be between the flooring boards and along the skirting,... Read More

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Laminate or solid wood – which is right for you?

When it comes to choosing a new floor for your home, the sheer number of choices you have to make can be overwhelming – colour, wood type, thickness of planks, underfloor heating compatibility. Where do you start? We always think the best place to begin when choosing a new floor is to decide on solid wood or laminate, as this will help you narrow the choices down further until you have your ideal floor. When it comes to laminate or solid wood flooring, how can you decide which is right... Read More

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Light vs dark – which style are you?

When it comes to home interiors, are you more drawn to the dark colours or the light and bright ones? We’re not going to deny that home decorating trends come and go but there just some colours we will always be drawn to more. If you’re not sure which style is right for you, don’t worry – this post has lots of inspiration and a few tips and tricks to help you if you’re not sure which option is more suitable for your room. Creating bigger spaces One of the... Read More

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How to add a vintage modern feel to your home décor

One of the most eclectic styles we’re seen in home décor recently is the rising desire for a vintage modern feel to your home interior. This involves taking vintage style furniture and antique pieces and using them alongside modern pieces to contrast and complement each other, with sophisticated and stylish results. Mixing these two distinct styles can be tricky to pull off, so if you’re interested in finding out more about how to add a vintage modern feel to your home décor then you’ve come to the right place.  ... Read More

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10 things to consider before you pick a new floor

Picking a new floor can be difficult as there are so many different factors to consider before you buy to ensure you get one that’s fit for purpose, and of course one that you love. To help you out here is our handy guide of 10 things to consider before you pick a new floor. These are 10 practical areas to consider when deciding on a new floor to take the risk out of new flooring purchases 1. Size: Consider the size of your room and know how to measure... Read More

Hygge decor 24/08/2017
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Trend alert: Creating a home with a soul

In recent times, interior design favoured a lot of clean, white and minimalistic colour palettes, which could make houses feel a bit clinical and lacking any personalisation or home comforts. Thankfully, trends have moved on (as they do) and now there is a much greater demand for creating a home with a soul. We’re not talking about transforming your home into some kind of spiritual retreat, but instead we’re all in favour of embracing this trend which creates a home which makes you feel happy, peaceful and content to be... Read More

wooden floor wooden worktops 16/08/2017
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Tips for matching your wooden floor to your kitchen worktops

Choosing the right flooring and kitchen worktop combination can be tricky – you want it to look stylish, and yet if you buy them separately it can be a bit of a risk to match them up. To help you decide on the best combination for your home, read our tips for matching your wooden floor to your kitchen worktops for effortless style. Wood and wood Some people think you can’t have wooden floors if you have wooden worktops, or if your kitchen cabinets are wood then you shouldn’t have... Read More