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Farmhouse Wood Flooring Gaining in Popularity

16 Feb 2015 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Farmhouse Wood Flooring Gaining in Popularity

Farmhouse finish wood flooring is gaining popularity all over the UK and for very good reason.  No matter whether homeowners are plumping for engineered or solid wood flooring, the grade that seems to be appealing to more and more people of late is rustic or farmhouse grade. There are essentially four grades of wood: prime, [...]

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Solid Wood Flooring Underlay

06 Feb 2015 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Solid Wood Flooring Underlay

Most people who lay solid wood flooring assume that they can get away without an underlay.  While in many circumstances, excluding underlay from your solid wood flooring installation won’t cause a major problem; in certain cases, there are advantages to going the extra mile and including it. Here are some of the great reasons to [...]

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Sunny White, Paris White, Polar White Wood Flooring Is There A Difference?

30 Jan 2015 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Sunny White, Paris White, Polar White Wood Flooring Is There A Difference?

White wood flooring is a highly sought after flooring option right now and for anyone who is just at the beginning of their journey in the search for their perfect white wood floor you could be forgiven for thinking a white floor is a white floor!  If this is your idea, you really couldn’t be [...]

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Herringbone Wood Flooring Options

24 Jan 2015 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Herringbone Wood Flooring Options

Herringbone or fishbone wood flooring as it’s sometimes called is a versatile, interesting and stylish alternative to simple board wood flooring.  Designed to have a traditional parquet look to it, the good news about herringbone flooring in the 21st century is that you won’t need a craftsman to spend a month at your home to [...]

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Carpet, Vinyl, Ceramic Tiles, Laminate or Wood Flooring?

09 Jan 2015 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Carpet, Vinyl, Ceramic Tiles, Laminate or Wood Flooring?

One of the questions we often get asked at Wood and Beyond is whether or not wood flooring is a better option than the alternatives.  While of course we’re a bit biased (because we’re human after all), we do have a clear and professional understanding of the floor covering market.  In this article we’d like [...]

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Oak Flooring For Under Floor Heating

16 Dec 2014 |    |    |    3 Comments
Oak Flooring For Under Floor Heating

Under floor heating is a really popular choice these days.  A great way to have a warm and cosy home without cluttering up your walls with radiators, it gives you flexibility and style.  When you have radiators on your walls, you’re restricted regarding where you can put your furniture, but take them out of the [...]

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Best Wood Flooring Glue

15 Dec 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Best Wood Flooring Glue

When you’re planning a wood flooring project, it’s all too easy to focus your attention on the flooring itself and forget about the importance of things like underlay, accessories and installation methods.  No matter which installation method you choose for your new wood floor, the likelihood is that you’ll have a need at some point [...]

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Wood Flooring Options – The Ultimate Guide

08 Dec 2014 |    |    |    2 Comments
Wood Flooring Options – The Ultimate Guide

There was a point in time when a wood floor was just a wood floor for all but the most discerning.  Nowadays, the popularity and competition in the wood floor market has lead to a broad array of choices being open to everyone; even those with the most modest budgets.  Because of this, if you’re [...]

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Lacquered Or Oiled Wood Flooring? Here’s How To Choose

05 Dec 2014 |    |    |    8 Comments
Lacquered Or Oiled Wood Flooring? Here’s How To Choose

One of the features of wood flooring that people often leave unconsidered until just before ordering is the finish they’ll choose for their new floor.  While it is possible to leave this decision pretty much to the last minute, it’s well worth knowing the options that are open to you.  In this article, we’ll give [...]

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Basket Weave Wood Flooring

24 Nov 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Basket Weave Wood Flooring

Basket weave wood flooring has been a popular wood flooring option for decades.  A highly attractive alternative to straight wood flooring planks, it was out of vogue for a while but has now come back into interior focus with a vengeance.  Essentially produced using interweaving wood panels so they look like one ‘weaves’ under another, [...]

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