Archive

October 2016

31/10/2016
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Why wooden flooring is more versatile than you think

If you think wooden floor has no place in a kitchen or a living room, then think again! It has long been argued that timber is one of the most versatile building materials available, and when it comes to decorating, the same can be said for wooden floors. Here are a few reasons why wooden flooring is more versatile than you think, and why you’ll love incorporating it into your next decorating project. Colour With the vast array of colours, wood grains and textures available, wooden flooring provides so many... Read More

27/10/2016
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Gorgeous ideas for wooden flooring in the kitchen

Recently in home interiors magazines and blogs, the trend when it comes to kitchens is to replace the traditional tile or vinyl type flooring with a sophisticated wooden flooring alternative instead. We love this look, and as wooden floors are one of the most versatile flooring options you can choose for your home, we thought we would gather some gorgeous ideas for wooden flooring in the kitchen to inspire you. These ideas range from contemporary designs to rustic home interiors, so there should be some inspiration here for you no... Read More

19/10/2016
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Is Your Wooden Floor lifting? Here’s Why

It’s every homeowner’s worst nightmare – you’ve just laid a beautiful, and expensive, solid wood floor and after only a few months it seems like your wooden floor is lifting. What’s causing it to do this? And more importantly, what can you do about it to reduce the amount of damage done to your floor? Find out more in our blog post below. When your wooden floor starts to lift, this process is also known as buckling or bulging. It’s common for this to happen in any area of the... Read More

14/10/2016
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4 reasons you need good quality underlay for your floors

Underlay is normally something people consider for carpets, but it’s just as important to get good quality underlay for your floors too if you are installing engineered wood or laminate wood flooring. This has lots of benefits and advantages, but here are the 4 reasons you need good quality underlay for your floors. 1.Levels the floor It so important when you are installing wooden floors that you have a level surface to work from, and a good quality, thick underlay will help you achieve this. Uneven floors can result in... Read More

House Guests Infographic 06/10/2016

House guests – a great idea in theory but what really annoys you about them?

Check out the survey results via this infographic detailing the things British home owners find annoying about house guestsCheck out the survey results via this infographic detailing the things British home owners find annoying about house guests. Having guests over in your house is always nerve-wracking – is your house clean enough? Do they like your interior? But house guests themselves also need to adhere to certain standards of behaviour and etiquette. We asked over a thousand people what they felt were the biggest house-guest etiquette faux-pas, and we arrived... Read More

03/10/2016
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Important things to know before you refinish your flooring

If you have solid wood floors at home, you know that they are really a beautiful addition to your living space, but that they also require a little more maintenance and care than other flooring options. They are one of the most long-lasting flooring options, and as such one of the more expensive, but that shouldn’t put you off considering these for your own home. Over time, they can lose their lustre, become scraped or scratched with general wear and tear or become stained with spills that can’t be removed... Read More