wood 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

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4 ways to use Elite Stone Concrete in your home

One of the main advantages of a laminate wooden floor is that advancements in design allow for wooden floors to cleverly replicate other popular flooring options, like tile or stone effect floors. As the range of tile-effect wooden floors has increased, so too have the opportunities to incorporate them into your home interior. Many design-conscious homeowners are embracing tile in rooms all over the house, not just the bathroom where these would be a traditional choice. One of our most popular tile-effect flooring choices is our Elite Stone Concrete which... Read More

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Golden rules for laying a wooden floor

Now that you’ve decided on the perfect wooden floor for your room, it’s time to think about installation. The process of laying a wooden floor requires a bit more time and preparation than any other flooring type, so it’s important that you familiarise yourself with the basics. Here are the golden rules for laying a wooden floor successfully 1.Moisture testing Before you even think about putting down your new floor, you need to carry out moisture testing on the sub floor. Your fitter or joiner should be able to carry... Read More

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Why wooden staircases are over taking carpet

If you care at all about home interior trends then you’ll love embracing the new colours and styles regularly to keep your home looking fresh. For example, the grey trend isn’t going away any time soon and more frequently we’re seeing homes with rose gold accents used in the soft furnishings and accessories. An area that has really caught our attention recently is the staircase. For many homes, this is simply a way to get from one floor to another, but some people really make their staircase stand out with... Read More

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See how faux salvaged floors add character to a home

For a home that is filled with character and charm, you can’t go wrong with a salvaged floor to add warmth, interest and a unique flair to your décor. If you don’t fancy scouting around salvage sites, rescuing the wooden floors from old warehouses or buying genuine reclaimed wood from merchants, there are plenty of ways to fake the effect using faux salvaged floors. There are lots of styles, types of wood and colours available from our website to help you achieve this look, and here are some of our... Read More


Why wooden flooring is more versatile than you think

If you think wooden floor has no place in a kitchen or a living room, then think again! It has long been argued that timber is one of the most versatile building materials available, and when it comes to decorating, the same can be said for wooden floors. Here are a few reasons why wooden flooring is more versatile than you think, and why you’ll love incorporating it into your next decorating project. Colour With the vast array of colours, wood grains and textures available, wooden flooring provides so many... 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

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