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When To Choose Grey Or White Wood Flooring

23 Apr 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
When To Choose Grey Or White Wood Flooring

At Wood and Beyond we’ve seen a real trend towards grey and white flooring over the past few years and it’s for this reason that we’ve worked our socks off to source some great examples.  For a long time, everyone chose wood flooring that was almost orange.  Thankfully those days are over and while people [...]

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No Maintenance Decking: What Is The Best Option?

19 Apr 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
No Maintenance Decking: What Is The Best Option?

If you’re yearning for a deck, but are worried about the ongoing maintenance it will call for, today’s the day to think again.  Although decking is traditionally made of hardwood, the modern-day low maintenance options don’t just look great, they last a very long time too.  Depending on your budget and your desired look, there [...]

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Recommended Wood Flooring for Sheds

15 Apr 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Recommended Wood Flooring for Sheds

Many years ago, if we’d been asked to recommend wood flooring for sheds we’d have thought that the customer had mistaken the date for April 1st, but today, more and more people are asking this question.  And it’s for good reason, because one thing that has changed significantly in recent years is the common definition [...]

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10 Advantages Of Engineered Wood Flooring

11 Apr 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
10 Advantages Of Engineered Wood Flooring

Engineered wood flooring is a highly popular and sought after wood flooring solution these days and in it’s easy to see why.  At Wood and Beyond, we’re often asked about the benefits of engineered wood flooring and we love a challenge, so we got the team together over a coffee in the office and set [...]

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What Does Quarter Sawn Wood Flooring Mean?

09 Apr 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
What Does Quarter Sawn Wood Flooring Mean?

If you’ve got your head into wood flooring research mode, it’s highly likely that you’ve come across the term quarter sawn wood flooring.  A common question we get asked is “What does quarter sawn wood flooring mean and is the sawing method used important to me?” As we all know, wood comes from trees that [...]

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What is Composite Decking?

07 Apr 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
What is Composite Decking?

When people think of decking, they have an automatic notion that they should be thinking about wood and choosing between the broad choice of hardwoods available.  However, in recent years, composite decking has really made its presence felt on the market.  At one time, a poor cousin to wood, composite decking today has significantly improved [...]

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The Ultimate Guide to Acclimatising Wood Flooring

31 Mar 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
The Ultimate Guide to Acclimatising Wood Flooring

Acclimatisation, according to Wikipedia is “the process in which an individual organism adjusts to a gradual change in its environment (such as a change in temperature, humidity…)”.  In other words, it is concerned with allowing something that has come from a different environment to adjust to a new environment and to adapt to that environment.  [...]

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Recommended Decking Board Size

28 Mar 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Recommended Decking Board Size

If you’re in the throws of planning a decking project, there are probably lots of questions going through your mind.  You’ll have decisions to make about whether you choose a composite board or whether you’ll plump for hardwood.  Either way, apart from choosing the right material, it’s also important to choose the right decking board [...]

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Best Hardwood For Decking

26 Mar 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Best Hardwood For Decking

Hardwood decking is recognised as the traditional and one of the most desired decking options.  A solution that becomes more and more charming with the passage of time; this option is considered by some as the only solution when it comes to decking.  At Wood and Beyond we have a whole range of decking options, [...]

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Recycled Decking Board At Wood And Beyond

24 Mar 2014 |    |    |    Leave a Comment
Recycled Decking Board At Wood And Beyond

Recycled decking comes in various forms and which you choose will depend to a large extent on your budget, the durability you’re hoping for and the look you want to achieve.  Recycled decking is often the term used for decking that has been laid already and has been recovered because the owner is either replacing [...]

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