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High Gloss Laminate Flooring!

Say Hello To High Gloss Laminate Flooring If you’re looking for a floor that’s as bright as you are, then you’re looking for high gloss laminate flooring. This floor is shiny enough to almost see your reflection in if you were so inclined, and while you can see yourself in this floor, can you see it in your home? All joking aside, if you’re looking for a floor that’ll stand out, then our range of High Gloss flooring is perfect for you. We have a huge range of high gloss... Read More

https://www.discountflooringdepot.co.uk/horizon-grey-brown-oak-8mm-v-groove-ac3-1-99m2-p1081 14/03/2019
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How much does it cost to install Laminate Flooring?

When pricing the cost of installing laminate flooring, sometimes you can be in for an unexpected surprise. The cost of the actual work of installing the floor can actually rival the price of the floor itself. Crazy, right? Laminate flooring can be picked up for as low as less than £6.50 per square meter, but a standard installation could cost anywhere between £8 to £12 per metre squared. Most fitters will charge per metre squared, while others will charge a daily rate – generally around £150. Most fitters or installation... Read More

London Floors 23/10/2015
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Our Top 10 Best Selling Floors By City

Here at Discount Flooring Depot, we’re always keeping an eye on our best selling floors. It gives us an idea of the tastes of our customers, and helps us see what floors are moving the fastest and where the tastes of our happy customers lie, so we can make sure that the next editions to our ranges will be something that you’ll really love. But something we’ve never properly looked at before is what floor happens to be the best seller in each city across England and Wales. So here... Read More

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Bolefloor – Meet The Floor Made By Computers

The latest advancement in the world of flooring is a looking glass into a bleak, apocalyptic world where machines have wiped out most of mankind and left the scattered, starving survivors alone in a hellish world of slavery in torture. Oh wait, no, that’s the plot of the Terminator series. Never mind. This isn’t Skynet, this is Bolefloor.   Not This This    What is Bolefloor?   It’s something entirely unique. A wooden floor made with Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing (or CAD/CAM). Bolefloor does away with the... 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

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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

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

How To Clean Laminate Floors 26/06/2015
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How Do I Clean a Laminate Floor?

What is the best way to clean a laminate floor? You’ve got yourself a gorgeous new laminate, freshly installed and looking the part in your home. Hopefully, you’ve ordered from us here at Discount Flooring Depot, but if not, we won’t hold it against you. Probably. Everything is fine and dandy until someone (who shall remain nameless) spills a glass of wine or a cup tea on the floor. Especially when they do it at least once a week. At that point, how do you keep your shiny new laminate... Read More

bamboo flooring panda 05/06/2015
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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