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Engineered Flooring

Pinting your floor 03/12/2018
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Can Wooden Floors Be Painted?

For best results from painted wooden floors, select an oil based or latex based enamel wood floor paint (acrylic paint is not suitable). While traditional oil based paint is generally longer lasting, latex based paint is easier to apply and maintain. Paint containing polyurethane benefits from both increased durability and does not require a separate gloss.   Painting Wooden Floors – Which Paint Should I Choose? Both oil based and latex based enamel wood floor paint deliver a quality finish. In terms of lifespan, oil based paint offers an increased... Read More

21/12/2017
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When to use engineered wood flooring in your home

Engineered wood flooring is a modern style of flooring many of our customers have expressed an interest in – and for good reason. It has the look and feel of a solid wood floor thanks to the top layer veneer which is glued to a plywood core, it and the added benefits of being more robust and more resistant to moisture and heat. It’s also a more economical solution to solid wood flooring if your budget just won’t stretch. These features make it a very popular choice, so if you’re... Read More

30/08/2017
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10 things to consider before you pick a new floor

Picking a new floor can be difficult as there are so many different factors to consider before you buy to ensure you get one that’s fit for purpose, and of course one that you love. To help you out here is our handy guide of 10 things to consider before you pick a new floor. These are 10 practical areas to consider when deciding on a new floor to take the risk out of new flooring purchases 1. Size: Consider the size of your room and know how to measure... Read More

11/07/2017
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What you need to consider before getting underfloor heating

Underfloor heating (UFH) has become increasingly popular in recent years as a clever way to heat your whole house. Because underfloor heating can be installed in both new houses and older houses undergoing a refurbishment, it is extremely versatile. If you’re thinking about this option yourself, here’s what you need to consider before taking the plunge and getting underfloor heating installed in your home. Types of underfloor heating When it comes to underfloor heating, there are two options available and they both come with their own set of advantages, depending... Read More

29/07/2016
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Choosing the right type of wooden floor for you

Choosing the right type of wooden floor for you If you need some help choosing the right type of wooden floor for your home, you’re not alone. It’s a struggle many people face, thanks to the huge range available. This guide should answer some of your questions about the types of wooden floor available, and where they could be used in your home. If you’ve still got questions after reading, feel free to get in touch with us and we’ll be happy to help. Laminate wood Choosing laminate wood flooring... Read More

20/04/2016
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3 reasons why you need engineered wood flooring in your home | 
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Putting a new floor down in your home can totally transform the room – whether you’re lifting old, stained carpet or replacing your old wooden floor with a new colour or wood grain it can be such a dramatic change that it can feel like a totally new space. When deciding on the floor for you, there are so many options available that it can be overwhelming – carpet, solid wood, laminate – so we’ll make it simple – here are 3 reasons why you need engineered wood flooring in... Read More

house worth kitchen 07/08/2015
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House Worth – 7 Ways To Increase The Value of Your Home

With the UK interest rate today holding at just 0.5%, marking the 78th consecutive month of record low interest rates, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about improving your home. A low interest means more money in your pocket, perfect for saving for a new car, a holiday, or even better, a home makeover. Increasing the worth of your house is easier than you might think, and often doesn’t require anything drastic! Putting money into your home (and we don’t mean hiding it under your floorboards) is a great... 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

03/08/2015
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Engineered Flooring Installation – Top Tips

Solid wood flooring has that uniquely elegant, rustic feeling that you just can’t get from a laminate or vinyl floor. The problem is that real wood floor can be tempermental. It requires a lot of maintenance, it doesn’t play well with moisture, and stains and spills can become a real nightmare. The price tag can put a lot of people off as well, as well as the relatively complicated installation. Engineered wood floor is the solution to these real wood woes. It consists of a real wood layer on top... 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