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Solid Wood Flooring

bamboo flooring panda 05/06/2015

Bamboo Flooring – A Beginners Guide

Bamboo flooring is exotic and unique. It’s got it’s own rich colour and feel. Bamboo floor is made from the bamboo plant, favourite food of pandas world wide. It’s also an incredibly strong material, with a greater compressive strength than wood, brick, or concrete, and a tensile strength that can rival steel. Hopefully you’ll never put your bamboo floor under that sort of pressure! But you can rest assured that a bamboo floor is strong enough to withstand the hustle and bustle of day to day life and a busy... Read More

Retro Kitchen Vinyl 29/07/2013
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Hardwood Flooring for Kitchens – Yay Or Nay?

Go hardwood or go home, as the ever popular mantra goes. Or something like that, anyway. While hardwood flooring tends to be the prime choice for any room due to it’s elegance, beauty, and everyone wanting to have a home reminiscent of Buckingham palace, it isn’t always so easy to find the right floor for the right room. Our customers often ask us about hardwood flooring in their kitchens – is it a good idea? And frankly, the answer is yes and no. The kitchen has evolved in modern times... Read More

white washed flooring 08/07/2013
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White Washed Flooring

The technique of white washing flooring has been around for a long time, but it has only become a popular style and design trend in recent years. It’s perfect for the ultra modern look which is perfect in the trendy apartments of young couples and city professionals. Equally, the right white washed floor can also provide a touch of rustic class to a room. Paired with blues and greens, it’s perfect for a seaside, nautical feeling vibe in your home without having to get sand in your unmentionables. How Is... Read More

Engineered 18/4 x 120mm Oak UV Lacquered 31/10/2012
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Solid Wood Flooring vs Engineered Flooring

“What is the difference between solid wood flooring and an engineered wood floor?” This is a question that we get asked all the time here at Discount Flooring Depot as most individuals are unaware of the differences between a solid and an engineered floor and what one is more suited for their individual needs. It is a common misconception that engineered flooring is a cheaper alternative to solid wood flooring as many believe it is of a lesser quality. This is however, not the case. Although engineered flooring is not... 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