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Wood Flooring Expansion Gap Guide

29 Sep 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Wood Flooring Expansion Gap Guide

The term expansion gap, when used in conjunction with wood flooring refers to the space left around the edges of a room when a floor is fitted.  Normally a space of between 10 and 15mm, it’s not a huge amount of space, but it’s enough to help prevent problems with wood flooring when it expands [...]

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Contemporary Oak Flooring

26 Sep 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Contemporary Oak Flooring

Oak is a wood that’s rarely ‘off trend’, but right now, it’s extremely popular.  A wood that’s known for its strength and durability, oak is an extremely stylish flooring option.  Available either in solid or engineered wood flooring options, there’s a whole range of oak grades, colours, styles and finishes you can choose to create [...]

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Wood Flooring For Luxury Properties

24 Sep 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Wood Flooring For Luxury Properties

No matter whether you’re upgrading a property with a luxury renovation or you’re creating the new-build luxury home of your dreams, getting the flooring right is an essential element in the overall success.  It’s sure you’ll have planned all the structural detail to a tee, making sure you use the finest quality materials to either [...]

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How To Fix Wood Flooring Separation

22 Sep 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
How To Fix Wood Flooring Separation

There are few things that spoil a nice wood floor more than boards that have separated and developed gaps.  Thankfully, this is a situation that, with the right preparation can be pretty much avoided.  In this week’s article we’ll explore some of the reasons why wood floor boards separate and develop gaps as well as [...]

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Wood Flooring For Restaurant Renovation

18 Sep 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Wood Flooring For Restaurant Renovation

For anyone seeking to either re-launch an existing restaurant by giving it a new look or to renovate or refurbish a restaurant that’s new to them, one of the most important decisions on your interior decision-making list is likely to be the flooring. There’s no getting away from the fact that one of your main [...]

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High Footfall Wood Flooring Options

15 Sep 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
High Footfall Wood Flooring Options

One thing that people often fail to think about when they’re choosing a new wooden floor is the amount of traffic and the nature of the traffic that their room faces now and that it’s likely to face in the future.  While in many cases this oversight isn’t likely to cause a serious problem, in [...]

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10 Awesome Wood Flooring Protection Tips After Installation

11 Sep 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
10 Awesome Wood Flooring Protection Tips After Installation

At Wood and Beyond, we want your investment in your new wood floor to be a smart one.  We want to know that you get the very best quality floor at the best price.  We also want to know that you have the widest choice possible, so you’re sure to find something that meets your [...]

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Guide To Wood Flooring Edging Styles

08 Sep 2014 |    |    |    2 Comments
Guide To Wood Flooring Edging Styles

Before you venture into a wood flooring project you’d be forgiven for thinking that the edges of every wood flooring plank are pretty much the same.  How wrong you would be!  Unfortunately, or fortunately depending on how you look at it, there isn’t only a huge choice of species of wood, finishes, board widths, colours [...]

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Should You Lay Plywood Over Plank Sub Floor?

01 Sep 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Should You Lay Plywood Over Plank Sub Floor?

When it comes to installing new wood flooring, the success of your project will depend to a large extent on the preparation.  Preparation takes into account making the right decisions when ordering your wood flooring, but also means making sure your sub floor is well prepared for receiving your new floor. If you’ve got a [...]

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Can Engineered Wood Flooring Be Fitted Over Joists?

29 Aug 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Can Engineered Wood Flooring Be Fitted Over Joists?

There are many circumstances when you’ll be faced with the need to fit flooring directly over joists, in new builds, for example, as well as in certain situations where you’ve extended your property.  There are few reasons why you shouldn’t fit engineered wood flooring directly over joists (unless in a ground floor situation where you [...]

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