Flooring For Pets


Pet-Friendly Flooring

Pet-friendly flooring in the home Are you a pet owner? Chances are yes, as the RSPCA estimates that there are over 9 million dogs owned as pets in the UK. That’s a lot of four-legged friends to consider when you’re choosing the perfect pet – friendly flooring for your home. Pet-friendly flooring is something we get asked about a lot – from what’s the ideal type of carpet, to what you should wash your wooden floors with that’s safe for cats and dogs. Read on to find out more about... Read More

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Carpets To Combat The Cold – Five Reasons To Love The Rug

Carpet is cosy, and we’re ready to embrace it again. Wall to wall carpeting has somewhat fallen out of favour in recent years, and at times it’s not hard to see why. Like vinyl flooring, it can be hard to separate the mental image of carpet from those old rotten rugs from aging homes in the eighties and nineties, and solid wood and engineered wood flooring just seem so much more modern. While the elegance of hard wood flooring and engineered wood flooring is hard to deny, and with the... Read More

engineered flooring 05/08/2015
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Engineered Flooring – 5 Reasons You Need It In Your Life

Engineered flooring can be a bit of a mystery to those outside of the industry. When most of our staff first joined, were pretty clued in on laminates, solid wood floor, vinyl flooring, and carpet too. They’re all fairly simple, even if when you think of vinyl, you think of some flower printed monstrosity in your Granny’s kitchen. Engineered wood is a relatively new development in the flooring world. It’s pitched as the best of both worlds, a mix of laminate flooring and solid wood flooring. It’s the most common... Read More

Grey Wood Summer Deal why laminate flooring 29/07/2015
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Why Laminate Flooring? – Here’s 5 Reasons

With so many types of flooring out there, the task of choosing the right one for you can be a little daunting. Laminate? Vinyl? Carpet? Solid Wood? Engineered Wood? Which one do you pick? And even once you’ve settled on a specific flooring type, what design do you go for? Laminate flooring has always been our most popular, and for good reason. It’s made of compressed ply with a wear layer covering a high quality photograph print of a particular type of floor. Our higher end laminate floors are thick... Read More

swollen flooring floors are creaking 23/07/2015
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Your Floors Are Creaking, What Do You Do?

  Your squeaky floors might help you catch your kids sneaking out after dark or your partner creeping downstairs for a midnight snack, but otherwise, they’re a bit of a pain. Folks might try and tell you that it’s your house just “settling” but this is no comfort when you’re woken in the middle of the night and are absolutely certain there’s a monster in the hallway doing a jig on the squeaky step. Typically, a squeaky floor is caused by your flooring wood trying out and shrinking. As you... Read More

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

conservatory flooring 03/10/2012
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Conservatory Flooring – Make The Right Choice

Choosing the right conservatory flooring build is just as important as choosing the design of the extension itself. A lot of people choose to have the floor of the conservatory simply carry on from the rest of their home, but sometimes this isn’t the right choice. There are a few issues to consider before choosing your conservatory flooring. Like every other room of your house, there is a right and a wrong floor to have, and you don’t want to build your dream sun room and have it ruined by... Read More

DFD Engineered 14/2mm x 202mm Bamboo Lacquered 10/09/2012
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Bamboo Flooring – What’s The Deal?

More and more, we like to think of ourselves as environmentally concious, but are we really? Maybe you use your recycling bin properly. Maybe you shamefully but dutifully take your empties to a bottle bank on bleary, hungover Sunday mornings. Or maybe you give your old clothes to a charity shop instead of throwing them in the bin or selling them on eBay. You might even tell yourself that it’s environmentally friendly to download all your music, movies and television shows because you’re not using physical media or physical space.... Read More

Kronospan Select New York Oak 05/09/2012
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Pet Friendly Flooring

Maybe you’ve got your heart set on that particularly expensive and elegant solid wood floor, maybe you think it’d be a perfect fit for your home… but, there might be other creatures living in your house who have other ideas. No, we don’t mean your kids… well, maybe a little bit, but mostly, we’re banging on about your pets. Those nasty little cuddly balls of love who have a habit of making you laugh and making you feel like crying in equal measure. When choosing your floor, it’s important to... Read More

Timberfoil damp proof membrane underlay for laminate flooring 22/08/2012
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Choosing The Right Underlay For Your New Laminate Floor

Floors can be a bit picky, and on top of that, no two homes are the same. This can lead to a headache when you’re trying to figure out exactly what underlay you need to get peak performance from your floor and make sure that it can withstand the hustle and bustle of daily life, especially with kids or pets thrown into the mix. You’ll need to consider the sub-floor type, whether it’s concrete, wood, or tile. Concrete flooring will require an underlay with a moisture barrier to stop moisture... Read More