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May’s Mood board

What’s inspiring us this month? As we edge ever closer to summer and the temperature starts to rise we are getting inspired by soft, washed out colour. Living Coral is Pantone’s colour of the year for a reason.  It is vibrant, yet mellow, and has a warming comfort to it.       The deep, rich colour of a solid bamboo floor, pairs beautifully with the warmth of coral, helping to create a space that is soft and welcoming.     For a relaxed look, Renove has renovated and reupholstered vintage... Read More

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Colourful motifs and abstract patterns

  Mediterranean tiles Colourful motifs and abstract patterns… Inspired by traditional Moroccan tiles our laminate Mediterranean collection makes a practical flooring option. The influence of Morocco’s position in North Africa, boarding the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, is prevalent through its local art and design. With cobalt and saffron being reminiscent of the of the oceans and sweeping deserts. While the epic mountain ranges and ancient medinas have inspired travellers for centuries. Originating in Morocco in the 10th century the original tiles were in subdued hues of white and... 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

Visual history of flooring across the world 01/09/2015
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A Visual History of Flooring Across The World

Believe it or not, wooden flooring hasn’t always been around. It’s hard to imagine, we know. Cavemen weren’t worrying about whether to opt for a click lock system or tongue and groove, and the Romans didn’t have to consider that they needed to leave their solid wood floor to acclimatise before laying it. Obviously life was much less interesting without wooden flooring around, so we’ve compiled a delicious visual history of flooring to see how far we’ve come and revel in how lucky we are nowadays. We take a look... Read More

Classic Carpet Living Room 18/05/2015
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7 Gorgeous Living Rooms with Amazing Carpet

Wall to wall carpeting has fallen out of favour with the discerning domestic decorator, it seems. The majority of new houses and redecorated homes seem to be opting for real wood floors or laminate flooring, but why? Maybe it’s something to do with the classic idea of thick, shaggy, garishly coloured nineties carpets going from wall to wall, laden with wine stains that will never lift, and cigarette burns that will remain eternally. It’s hard to shake the notion of carpet being a little lame, especially when wood flooring seems... Read More

Duck blue vinyl flooring 07/05/2015
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7 Amazing Bathrooms You Won’t Believe Have Vinyl Flooring

We’re all about Vinyl Flooring this week, with 10% off until the 10th May across all vinyls. It’s easy to look down on vinyl, as it’s often considered the ugly ducking of the flooring world. That’s not the case anymore, and these 7 gorgeous bathrooms are here to change your mind. You won’t believe aren’t the real deal. (All photos courtesy of Houzz) 1 – LaFrance Residence Bathroom   Modern Bathroom by Atlanta Main Contractors Cablik Enterprises   2 – Traditional Styled Small City Apartment     Victorian Bathroom by... Read More

Home Decor Ideas 28/04/2015
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5 Home Decor Ideas To Revitalise Your Home For Spring

Get ready for that May Day DIY rush (and keep an eye out for our upcoming sale!) with these handy home decor ideas to revitalise your home for Spring. These are all low effort, low cost tips, which as everyone knows, are the best kind. Hard work may be it’s own reward but with a busy schedule and a bustling home, quick fixes and cheap tricks are the order of the day. Have a look.   1 – Paint the Ceiling Ceilings can often become the neglected, after all, why... Read More

emperor tropical walnut 25/04/2015
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Walnut Laminate Flooring – The Look of Real Wood

There’s a bewildering range of floor types out there, and it can be hard to decide on the perfect one for you. Walnut laminate flooring just might fit that bill. This type of flooring is very fashionable right now, and extremely popular in contemporary homes. While you might not want to move with the herd, there are enough varieties of walnut flooring to ensure that you keep your home in vogue while also adding that unique personal touch to your living spaces. Walnut can come in a range of colours,... Read More

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Vivacious Vinyls!

When it comes to choosing your new floor, there are LOTS of options; here at Discount Flooring Depot we like to give our customers the best choice we can. SO We’re happy to introduce our new line of gorgeous Vinyls! As with laminate, vinyl flooring requires less maintenance and acclimatisation that solid or engineered wood. Just so you don’t feel narrowed down too much, we now stock both wood and stone effects. The two below are our favourites from both ranges. Most people like stone effect flooring in their kitchens,... Read More

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The Floor for You? Pub/Club Edition!

We all like to let our hair down at the weekend, so it’s fun to look at what you may be dancing on! With enormously high footfall, you need a floor that can take the abuse and still come out sparkling. Here at DFD we sell Solid Wood, Engineered Wood and Laminate Flooring, however we would only recommend a Laminate for this purpose. We have two recommendations to suit your company needs – one for those who like the lighter; the other for those who like the darker detailing! Here’s... Read More