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Oak flooring a good surface for bathrooms?

17th Feb 2011 @ 2:59 PM

Bathrooms will have "streamlined finishes" in 2011, one expert has claimed, meaning some individuals may opt for solid oak flooring while redecorating. Hannah Barnes of Hannah Barnes Designs noted wall decor is likely to include more texture over the next 12 months. "Colour will also ... more »

Hardwood floors may be ideal for renovation projects

17th Feb 2011 @ 2:54 PM

Renovation projects are continuing to be popular, one expert has claimed, which could see people opt for hardwood flooring. Jaclyn Thorburn, spokeswoman for BuildStore, noted self-build projects have a "wide appeal", while many may choose to put down a wooden floor when they are decorating... more »

Engineered flooring good surface for conservatories?

17th Feb 2011 @ 9:53 AM

Conservatories represent a "good investment", one expert has claimed, while engineered flooring could work perfectly in the bespoke construction. Andrew Leech, spokesman for the National Home Improvement Council - which represents companies and organisations that work in the home improveme... more »

Couples 'must choose backsplashes carefully'

16th Feb 2011 @ 4:08 PM

Couples who have decided that a new oak worktop is just what their kitchen needs to breathe new life into it have to take other areas of the decor into account if they are to create a harmonious look. William Hageman, writing for the Chicago Tribune, stated that one of the biggest considerations is ... more »

Oak worktops 'should be clutter free'

16th Feb 2011 @ 2:01 PM

People have been encouraged to declutter their countertops in order to show off their beauty. This is according to a posting on the Fresh Home blog and the advice may be of interest to those who have an oak worktop. "Organisation isn't just about looking nice and tidy, it is about being eff... more »

Hardwood flooring complements kitsch living room?

16th Feb 2011 @ 10:56 AM

Plain hardwood flooring may be an ideal way of complementing a living room. Helen Green, writing in the Terry's Fabrics interior design blog, noted the 50s kitsch look is set to be in during 2011. "Using floral cushions and throws will mean you don't have to splash out on new sofas and ... more »

Couples 'should consider new flooring as part of old home renovation'

15th Feb 2011 @ 4:46 PM

Renovating a new home and bringing it into the modern era is fraught with difficulty and couples need to give plenty of thought to it before having the work done. That is according to freshome blogger Ronique Gibson, who stated that there are a number of areas which people can focus on which will ha... more »

Oak worktops 'have to be looked after'

15th Feb 2011 @ 3:11 PM

Homeowners who have an oak worktop in their kitchen have to make sure they look after it. This is according to an expert responding to a question in the Shropshire and Star, who said good quality wood oil should ensure that it ends up looking in tip-top shape. Once this process is complete, people w... more »

Hardwood flooring 'needs due care and attention'

15th Feb 2011 @ 3:03 PM

Hardwood flooring needs to be given the proper attention to make sure it stays in the best possible condition, one expert has claimed. Andi Barness, writing for abc15.com, said the build-up of dirt and dust can be harmful for a wooden floor if it is not treated. She advises people to sweep, dust and... more »

Hardwood flooring 'is a good option for homes'

15th Feb 2011 @ 11:54 AM

Individuals who are looking to spruce up their living room may consider hardwood flooring, one expert has claimed. Darrell Jones, manager of Floors on Crowfoot in Calgary, Canada, said the addition of a wooden floor of this kind will add value to a property, the Calgary Herald reports. He noted once... more »

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