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What is Engineered Oak Flooring

27 Oct 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
What is Engineered Oak Flooring

Engineered oak flooring is a really attractive and versatile flooring option, which is probably why it is so very popular. If you’re not familiar with engineered oak flooring it is a superb alternative to solid oak, simply because it looks just like the real thing, but has qualities that solid oak doesn’t have. Solid oak [...]

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Solid or Engineered Wood Flooring Infographic

22 Oct 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Solid or Engineered Wood Flooring Infographic

One of the most troubling questions that new wood flooring buyers face is the question of whether to buy solid wood flooring or engineered wood flooring. This infographic talks about the difference between the two and most importantly, when one type should be preferred over the other. Embed this Infographic on your site: <a href=”http://www.woodandbeyond.com”><img [...]

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Laying Wood Flooring Yourself? Then You Must Read This

20 Oct 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Laying Wood Flooring Yourself? Then You Must Read This

If you’re in the process of planning a new wood floor, one of the things you’re likely to be debating is whether to try to lay the floor yourself or if you should pay someone to do it.  If you’re on a tight budget, if you fancy a challenge or if you’ve got time on [...]

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Matching Wood Flooring To Wood Worktops In The Kitchen

16 Oct 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Matching Wood Flooring To Wood Worktops In The Kitchen

Can you ever have too much wood in a kitchen?  This is a question we often get asked by people who have a wood floor and are contemplating a wooden worktop.  What should they do?  Should they forget the idea and go for granite or stainless steel or can they make a wood worktop “work” [...]

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Wood Flooring For Tight Budgets

15 Oct 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Wood Flooring For Tight Budgets

If you’re looking to re-floor a room in your home with wood flooring and you’re on a tight budget (and let’s face it, who isn’t?) there’s no doubt that you’ll be on the lookout for ways to save money.  In this guide, we’ll share with you our 10 Top Tips about what you need to [...]

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Which Is Better Plywood Or Chipboard Sub Floor?

13 Oct 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Which Is Better Plywood Or Chipboard Sub Floor?

If you are considering improving your sub floor with either a layer of plywood or chipboard, you may well be debating which would be more effective.  In this article we hope to be able to help you make the right decision for your project by guiding you through various steps.  Here are the things we’ll [...]

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Vapour Barrier Or Damp Proof Membrane For Wood Flooring?

08 Oct 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Vapour Barrier Or Damp Proof Membrane For Wood Flooring?

Rising moisture is a huge issue for many people.  If you’re planning to install either a solid wood or engineered wood floor, one of the most important preparatory actions you need to take is to measure the moisture in your sub floor. There is a whole host of ways that you can do this yourself, [...]

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Engineered Vs. Laminate Flooring Which Is Better?

03 Oct 2014 |    |    |    2 Comments
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There’s real confusion between engineered wood flooring and laminate flooring.  It’s really common for people to mistakenly assume that they are one and the same thing.  In fact this couldn’t be further from the truth.  While both of these flooring options have their pros and cons, confusing one with the other is like confusing apples [...]

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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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