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March 2017

28/03/2017
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Would you be daring enough to paint your floor black

Thinking of making a dramatic change to your living room? Or perhaps it’s your bedroom that needs a makeover? If you’re bored of the same old ‘neutral’ colour scheme you’ve been sticking to for so long, then consider this – would you be daring enough to paint your floor black? Black flooring is certainly raising a few eyebrows in the design world, but it’s also got serious style points too – if you’re brave enough. While black floor tiles are pretty common in modern bathroom and kitchen designs, it’s less... Read More

24/03/2017
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DIY jobs for your flooring this spring

If the beautiful spring weather has encouraged you to roll up your sleeves and get stuck into your annual spring clean, we hope you’re planning to show your floors some TLC too. Your floors probably don’t get much attention other than the weekly sweep and wash, but here are a few DIY jobs for your flooring this spring to keep them looking great for the rest of the year. Deep clean Take your cleaning one step further and deep clean your floors – but never use harsh chemicals or abrasive... Read More

15/03/2017
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5 must-know ways to look after your wooden floor

Looking after your wooden floor is much less hassle than trying to care for a carpet – a carpet needs to be hoovered, washed, and if it’s in a high footfall area it can quickly look threadbare and shabby so it needs replaced pretty frequently. A wooden floor is a much more maintenance-friendly flooring option, but it does still require some TLC when it comes to looking its best. Here are 5 must-know ways to look after your wooden floor so that it continues to look as good as the... Read More

13/03/2017
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Why herringbone parquet flooring will never go out of style

Ask any house proud individual what their dream flooring would be and there’s a very good chance they’ll respond with “parquet flooring”. This flooring style has been used since the 17th century, initially introduced in Versailles to replace marble flooring, and, despite a short-lived love for lino in the 1970’s, its popularity has never really waned. If you’re contemplating a new floor for your home and are unsure where to invest your money, here are a few reasons why we think parquet flooring will never go out of style. The... Read More

06/03/2017
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What to do with your left over wooden flooring

Here’s the scenario – you’ve just installed a beautiful new wooden floor at home, and thankfully you measured correctly and had more than enough to do the job. But now you’ve got a lot of scraps left – what should you do with them? We understand you’ll be reluctant to throw them away, after all you paid good money for your floor and it would be a shame to see it go to waste. So, here’s a few ideas as to what to do with your left over wooden flooring... Read More