Rustic Flooring

modern wood flooring 09/04/2018
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Should I Opt For Light Or Dark Wood Floors?

When opting for light or dark wood floors, consider: Room size – Lighter floors add depth to small rooms Foot traffic – Darker floors show less overall scuffing Presentation – Lighter wood hides dirt e.g. hallways Maintenance – Different finishes could take several days Style & resale value – Consider current trends in wood flooring The choice between light wood flooring and dark wood flooring ultimately comes down to personal preference. However, there are many hidden factors to consider. Navigate your choices successfully and you could see both short term... Read More

Weird Wonderful Floors dolphin ocean 13/10/2015
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Weird Wonderful Floors – 5 Of The Best

Traditional laminates, vinyls, and even solid and engineered floors can be a bit boring. We’re not afraid to admit that. Flooring isn’t exactly the sexiest industry in the world, and while flooring tech advances are few and far between – except for Bolefloor – which is a nifty new floor made by computers, but you can find out more about that here. But while flooring technology stays relatively stationary, you can trust the internet to come up with a slew of weird and wonderful ways to change the nature of... 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

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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

Summer pastel 16/07/2015
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Summer Charm – Seasonal Designs For The Perfect Home

Summer Charm – Seasonal Designs For The Perfect Home   When trying to choose a new floor, it’s important to consider the decor of your home too. Whether your floor upgrade is part of a planned house-wide revamp, or even if it’s simply to add finishing touches to an already perfect room, it’s essential to pick the right floor for the right style. It’s summer, so there’s no better style to go for than a light and airy approach. Pastel colours, flowery tones, and nautical nonsense are the order of... Read More

flooring accessories 03/06/2015
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Solid Oak Flooring – 8 Stunning Rooms!

We’ve already been nattering on about the many benefits of getting yourself a solid wood floor, as well as the different pros and cons of the range of finishes you can get over on our blog, Solid Wood Flooring – What Finish Is For You? But we all know the best way to decide what kind of floor is best for you, is to see them in action. We’ve a fantastic range of Solid Oak Flooring over on our website, but have a look at these gorgeous rooms that are... 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

horizon grey brown oak laminate 01/05/2015
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Our Range of Oak Laminate Flooring

The benefits of laminate floors over solid wood flooring is obvious. Not only is the price much cheaper (our horizon range starts from £7.50m2 at the time of writing, while our cheapest solid wood floor is our Exotic Indulgence Bamboo range, starting at £23.99m2) but maintenance will also save you a pretty penny. While you can’t beat the feel, smell, and appearance of solid wood flooring, our laminates are closer than ever to the real thing. These floors also have an 8mm thick layer too, making them sturdy and resistant... 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