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June 2015

Flooring For Pets Aww 30/06/2015
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Flooring For Pets – What’s The Best?

When it comes to picking your perfect floor, there’s a massive range of variables to consider. What kind of underlay do you need? What kind of subfloor do you have? What will fit with your decor? What will suit your room? What’s your budget?… The list goes on and on, and pretty soon finding that dream floor can turn into a bit of nightmare. Even when you’ve made a choice yourself, what does the rest of the family think? Maybe the kids love it, maybe your partner hates it, but... Read More

How To Clean Laminate Floors 26/06/2015
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How to Clean Laminate Floors

You’ve got yourself a gorgeous new laminate, freshly installed and looking the part in your home. Hopefully you’ve ordered from us here at Discount Flooring Depot, but if not, we won’t hold it against you. Probably. Everything is fine and dandy until someone (who shall remain nameless) spills a glass or wine or a cup tea on the floor. Especially when they do it at least once a week. At that point, how do you keep your shiny new laminate looking in tip top shape? Even more importantly, how can... Read More

Father's Day Lamb 20/06/2015
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Father’s Day – 7 Mouthwatering Meal Ideas!

Hopefully by this point you’ve got your gift sorted for Father’s Day. If not, you’ve got less than 24 hours, get your skates on! We’ve got 7 gift ideas to help you out, if you’re stumped. But once the gift is sorted, you have to consider what you’re going to make that special papa for their Father’s Day dinner. Sure, they’d probably be happy with a Chinese takeaway or even a classic roast, but why not push the boat out a little bit and really make Father’s Day 2015 a... Read More

Father's Day Robocup 15/06/2015
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Father’s Day – 7 Budget Gifts Dad Will Love

This Sunday the 21st June is Father’s Day, and you might currently be facing the same conundrum that a lot of the team here at Discount Flooring Depot have experienced in the past. Dad’s are incredibly hard to buy for! In fact, they might be the hardest of all. If you’ve ever asked directly what your papa wants for Father’s Day, you’ll probably get a grunted answer of nothing or the repeated insistence that they don’t want anything. Or even worse, they come out with some awful dad joke about... Read More

Summer Garden Party dining 12/06/2015
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Garden Parties – 5 Fantastic Summer Ideas

It’s summer, get out into the garden! It looks like the weather finally might be starting to turn the right way, and what better way to make use of the sunshine than to turn your garden into the place to be this summer? Sure you could always go to your local beer garden, but fighting over the seats that get the best sun isn’t everybody’s idea of fun. Why not take the easy way out and bring the party to your back garden? You don’t have to worry about taxis,... Read More

Summer DIY Clay Coasters 09/06/2015
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7 DIY Shortcuts To Bring Summer Into Your Home

Summer is here! Well, what passes for summer in Grey Britain anyway! While you might be tempted to spend your free time chasing the sun across the clouds and racing in and out of the shed with the barbeque while the rain comes on and off, this is the perfect time of the year to fit in some quality DIY time. We’ve gathered up a few of our favourite tips from across the web to help you bring a little summer sunshine into your humble abode. Have a look.  ... Read More

bamboo flooring panda 05/06/2015
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Bamboo Flooring – A Beginners Guide

Bamboo flooring is exotic and unique. It’s got it’s own rich colour and feel. Bamboo floor is made from the bamboo plant, favourite food of pandas world wide. It’s also an incredibly strong material, with a greater compressive strength than wood, brick, or concrete, and a tensile strength that can rival steel. Hopefully you’ll never put your bamboo floor under that sort of pressure! But you can rest assured that a bamboo floor is strong enough to withstand the hustle and bustle of day to day life and a busy... Read More

flooring accessories 03/06/2015
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Solid Oak Flooring – 8 Stunning Rooms!

We’ve already been nattering on about the many benefits of getting yourself a solid wood floor, as well as the different pros and cons of the range of finishes you can get over on our blog, Solid Wood Flooring – What Finish Is For You? But we all know the best way to decide what kind of floor is best for you, is to see them in action. We’ve a fantastic range of Solid Oak Flooring over on our website, but have a look at these gorgeous rooms that are... Read More

solid wood floor lacquered 01/06/2015
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Solid Wood Flooring – What Finish Is For You?

Solid wood flooring has a range of benefits, but how can you choose the right style and finish for you? With such a range of woods and finishes, it can be tough to pick just one. Unless you’ve got the luxury of getting yourself a different solid wood floor in each room (that would be the dream, wouldn’t it?) then you’ll have to double down and settle for just the one. But what is right for you, and what’s the difference? We’re here to help. Solid wood comes in a... Read More