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October 2015

Halloween Here's Jonny 30/10/2015
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Our 8 Favourite Halloween Horror Films

Today, we’ve got something very special for you, and it’s much scarier than another blog about flooring, we promise. We’ve asked the Discount Flooring Depot team what their favourite fiendishly scary Halloween flick is. After a great deal of arguing, we finally managed to narrow it down to our 7 favourites. We also were promised to stressed that this list is no particular order at all. It’s entirely random. Even though everyone knows The Shining is the best. Ssh.   8. Scream Horror legend Wes Craven’s reboot of the dormant... Read More

Fairmount Natural Oak Laminate 29/10/2015
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Go Thick Or Go Home – Upgrade Your Laminate and Save Money!

You might think that the thinner, less durable laminates always work out as a cheaper floor, but this isn’t always the case. Here at Discount Flooring Depot, we’ve a range of top quality laminates, but you might be surprised just how affordable our thickest, most durable floor in fact is. Have a look at the infographic below to see how a wide variety of high quality, beautifully designed, and durable floors might be much cheaper than you expected! Our prices are accurate at time of writing. The price for a... Read More

Pumpkin Warlord 27/10/2015
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5 Ghoulish Pumpkin Carving Hacks

It’s Halloween, and more likely than not, you’ve seen a stack of pumpkins at your local supermarket and have vaguely wondered what you’re supposed to do with them. Sure, you could make them into a delicious fall themed cooking project, but who would want to do that? Pumpkin may taste great, but do you know what’s even better? That’s right, pumpkin carving. Here’s 5 top tips to save you mess and fuss when you start the carving process yourself. You don’t need to compete with the greats, but with a... Read More

Man laying carpet on a wooden floor 26/10/2015
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A Complete Guide To Laying Carpet

Fitting carpet is easy, right? Well, only if you know what you’re doing. We’ve known of people who thought they knew how to lay carpet and actually ended up selling their house by accident. We don’t want you to make the same mistake, so here’s your guide on how to correctly fit carpet…   Doing the groundwork Laying carpet is a bit like a relationship – you have to put the groundwork in before you move onto the next stage. In this case, the groundwork refers to making sure the surface... Read More

London Floors 23/10/2015
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Our Top 10 Best Selling Floors By City

Here at Discount Flooring Depot, we’re always keeping an eye on our best selling floors. It gives us an idea of the tastes of our customers, and helps us see what floors are moving the fastest and where the tastes of our happy customers lie, so we can make sure that the next editions to our ranges will be something that you’ll really love. But something we’ve never properly looked at before is what floor happens to be the best seller in each city across England and Wales. So here... Read More

Man carrying roll of carpet 21/10/2015

Buying Carpet: A Beginner’s Guide

We do love our wooden flooring here at Discount Flooring Depot, but there’s always a place in our homes for carpet, after all there are few feelings as nice as walking on a new, plush carpet in bare feet. If you’re unsure about what to look for when buying carpet, here’s a beginner’s guide to set you on your way.   I’ve Heard About the ‘Pile’ of a Carpet, But What Is It? Good question. Quite simply, the carpet’s pile is the length and thickness of the fibres used to create... Read More

Autumn Trees 16/10/2015
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5 Killer Ways To Bring Autumn Into Your Home

Fall has fallen. While it seems like just yesterday that we were handing out advice on how to make your home a little more Summery, the time of summer sunshine is over. The leaves are falling off the trees, the evenings and the mornings are shrinking to the point that it’ll soon feel like perpetual night, and on top of all that, suddenly everything is Pumpkin Spiced Flavour. With Halloween fast approaching and Winter waiting in the wings, you’ve got a limited amount of time to get all Autumnal up... Read More

Weird Wonderful Floors dolphin ocean 13/10/2015
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Weird Wonderful Floors – 5 Of The Best

Traditional laminates, vinyls, and even solid and engineered floors can be a bit boring. We’re not afraid to admit that. Flooring isn’t exactly the sexiest industry in the world, and while flooring tech advances are few and far between – except for Bolefloor – which is a nifty new floor made by computers, but you can find out more about that here. But while flooring technology stays relatively stationary, you can trust the internet to come up with a slew of weird and wonderful ways to change the nature of... Read More

Artificial grass 12/10/2015

Artificial Grass: A Beginner’s Guide

For black-thumbed gardeners, people lacking enough time in the day or people looking for an easy solution to garden maintenance, artificial grass may be the answer and give you a perfect lawn with minimal effort. Many keen gardeners will spend hours during the year tending their lawns, but if you hate mowing, weeding and sowing then artificial grass could be your solution. Artificial grass is the perfect material for a green garden all year but without the mud, mess or fuss. It is also hygienic and our range is pet and child friendly.   What is artificial grass?... Read More

Free Foam Underlay White Oak Laminate 09/10/2015
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Free Underlay – This Weekend Only!

We’ve another fantastic offer for all our lovely readers and loyal customers. For this weekend only (from Saturday the 10th October to Midnight, Sunday 11th October you can get free underlay with any laminate order, excluding our 6mm floors. Simply place your order in the basket, and we’ll automatically add enough free foam underlay to cover the area of your order! We recommend that every laminate installation has underlayment put down before the floor is laid. For more information on why you need underlay, check out this blog post. Our... Read More