An Introduction to Vinyl Flooring
Have you ever considered a vinyl floor for your home? Vinyl flooring has become a very popular option for homeowners, especially in kitchens and bathrooms. Read on to find out why.
Why consider a solid wood floor?
Solid wood flooring is exactly what it says on the tin – solid wood through and through. The wood is taken directly from the tree trunk, then cut and shaped down to size, which is typically between 18 and 25cm. Solid wood flooring is available in various species of wood. We offer a number of different species, including oak, walnut, maple, bamboo and more. Check out our selection of solid wood flooring here and request a free sample of the ones you like.
Whilst all natural hardwood flooring is in and of itself be a real thing of beauty, there are also some really great design ideas out there for those that are feeling a little more adventurous there are loads of flooring. Our little guide will lead you through some interesting ideas that may inspire your next hardwood flooring design
Selecting and purchasing real wood flooring for your home or premises can be quite overwhelming once you begin exploring your options, the possibilities seem endless. It can understandably be difficult to know where to begin, because there are a multiplicity of wood flooring products to choose from.
By installing wood floors you can transform a space from creating a sleek and stylish interior in modern homes, a warm, cosy, rustic feel in a cottage, to a timeless, elegant statement in a period property. It all depends on what do you want to achieve.
We thought we would write this handy guide to help you navigate through the options available and inform you of the choices you have available to consider when buying the perfect wood floor for your home or premises.
Choosing the right flooring for your home can be a difficult task, one which needs careful consideration. It can transform the way a room looks and is something that you will live with on a daily basis. Investing in a beautiful wood floor can make the world of difference to your home, making it stylish and adding that ‘wow’ factor that will invite compliments from your visitors and simply look amazing.
Once you’ve decided that wood flooring is the way to go you then need to choose the type of wood, light or dark, the finish you want and you’ll also need to consider if you should use an engineered or solid wood flooring to boot! So to help inform your choice we thought we would put together this handy article to explain the differences between solid wood flooring and engineered wood flooring.
You’ve got a great looking beautiful hardwood floor that’s just been installed and now you’re thinking to yourself how can I maintain it and keep it looking gorgeous? With proper care and maintenance you can extend the life of your lovely new wood floor, the same principles apply to both engineered wood and solid wood as they are both made from real hardwood. The only difference is that engineered wood flooring has top layer of solid wood that provides you with the desired wood finish. Repeated sanding of this layer will eventually remove this layer entirely. However, as you should only need to sand your floor every ten years or so, it’s unlikely you’ll ever remove a significant amount of this layer.
We’ve written another handy article on the differences and uses of solid wood vs engineered wood flooring which you can read by clicking here.
Grey wood flooring is one of the most popular flooring colours on the market. Taking over modern interiors, we can’t seem to get enough of grey laminate, grey solid oak, grey engineered wood or grey luxury vinyl tiles. Perhaps it’s due to the effortless blend with décor and furnishings, the practicality of the colouring or simply the fresh, clean feel it brings to a room. Regardless of the reasoning, grey wood flooring has become a strong contender in the industry. If you’re considering it for your home, these handy tips will help you get the most from your new flooring.