Wood and Beyond Showroom

Our Showroom

    •  220 The Vale, London
    •  NW11 8SR

Opening Hours

    •  MONDAY-FRIDAY 8.30 - 18.30
    •  SATURDAY 9.30 - 17.00
    •  SUNDAY Closed
    •  BANK HOLIDAYS 9.30 - 15.00
  •  Parking is available at no cost along The Vale street. There is plenty of parking at all hours of the day.

Wood and Beyond Blog

  • Mix White, Grey And Lime Wood Flooring For A Great Effect

    If you’re one of the many people seeking out a really modern look in your home, wood floors are hard to beat. Although wood flooring can be used to great effect in a home that’s full of antiques, has a shabby chic feel or vintage look, modern, cutting edge designer is very easily achieved too if you make the right choices. Lime wood flooring, white wood flooring and grey wood flooring are all great ways to make sure your home is bang on trend right now. But what if you’re a bit wary of going the whole hog and decking out your entire house with lime, white or grey wood flooring for the fear that you’ll tire of it? In this instance, one great option is to create a clever and interesting mix of white, grey and lime wood flooring throu ... READ MORE >

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  • Wood Flooring For High Humidity Areas

    Wood is a natural material Wood is a completely natural product; you only have to look in a forest to see that! But when we bring wood into our homes we often forget that. Even once wood has been lumbered, dried, cut and processed into wood flooring and furnishing, it continues to respond to the environment in which it finds itself. Humidity is one of the factors that affects wood most of all. When humidity levels are high, wood expands and when humidity reduces the wood contracts again. This happens even when wood has been in place for a long time. While this is no big deal if it’s only minimal, problems can occur when humidity is excessive. When it comes to protecting your wood flooring, things like leaving expansion gaps around your r ... READ MORE >

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  • How To Choose Wood Flooring For Small Spaces

    One of the most common complaints we hear from our customers is that their homes aren’t big enough. While a new wood floor won’t give you an extra bedroom or the home office that you believe will change your life, there are some great tricks that you can do with wood flooring to make your rooms seem bigger. Here are a few ideas: Play with colour In the same way that the colour of clothing we wear can have a huge impact on how we look, choosing the right colours for your home makes a big difference too. When it comes to choosing the right colour wood flooring to make your room and indeed your home look bigger, there are two main things you can do. They are: Use the same colour throughout. Choosing the same colour of flooring throughout ... READ MORE >

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  • Getting A Prime Look With Rustic Wood Flooring

    In the same way that high street fashion stores achieve designer looks at a fraction of the price of the likes of Chanel and Dior, there’s no reason why you can’t achieve a prime look with rustic wood flooring. In this blog post we’ll briefly share with you the key differences between the different grades of wood flooring and then we’ll go on to give you some great ideas of how to get a prime wood floor look at a rustic price tag. When wood is lumbered, it is sorted into one of four different grades according to how it looks and how much sap it contains. Prime grade wood flooring, as the name suggests is wood flooring that’s made from prime grade wood. Highly consistent in its grain and its colour, prime grade wood contains virtu ... READ MORE >

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  • Best Wood For Flooring

    When you’re trying to decide exactly what the best wood for flooring is, in many ways the response you get will depend on who you speak to. In this blog article we want to speak about some of the most popular woods that are used for flooring as well as why some are better than others. While we would argue that no one could ever respond 100% objectively to the question: “What’s the best wood for flooring?” we truly think that the information we give here will help. Demystifying the difference between hard and softwood When debating the best wood for flooring, one of the best places to start is by looking at the options offered by hard and soft wood. These terms are often misunderstood and before embarking on a wood flooring project ... READ MORE >

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  • How Decking Width Will Affect Your Garden Design

    If you’re planning a deck for the first time or are re-designing your existing deck then you’re likely to be surrounded by garden design books to help you make sure you make the right decisions. When you’re thinking about installing a deck in your garden landscape project, the wide choice of options can be daunting. However, with the number of experts around, there really is no need to go it alone. At Wood and Beyond, we like nothing more than hearing our customer’s stories and helping them to discover ideas that they mightn’t otherwise have thought about. So if you’re struggling with all the decisions you’re facing about your deck, you can always get in touch. However, in the meantime in this blog post, we’d like to help y ... READ MORE >

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  • Hardwood Decking Thickness Options

    Hardwood decking is a great way to transform your outside space. No matter whether you’re lucky enough to have a pool and decide to deck around it or you simply have a tiny terrace that you want to enjoy, a good quality hardwood deck is the perfect way to get the most out of the space you have. When it comes to choosing the right decking for your project, you might be torn between a composite deck and a hardwood deck; you might be wondering whether a broad deck board or a narrow deck board would work best or you might be swinging between the likes of teak or balau? Either way, one of the things that will be on your agenda at some point or other is the thickness of decking board you should choose. Why decking thickness is important Making ... READ MORE >

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  • Butcher Block Or Full Stave Solid Wood Worktop: How To Choose?

    There’s no getting away from the fact that solid wood worktops are absolutely stunning, no matter your style of kitchen. Irrespective of whether you choose a warm, honey oak worktop to compliment a country style kitchen or a cool, almost black walnut worktop to finish off a cutting edge designer kitchen, you can be sure that when you invest in a solid wood worktop, your money is being spent wisely. When you choose your solid wood worktop, things like the length of worktop that will work best for you will be pretty much determined by your room. The width of worktop that’s likely to tick your boxes however will be determined by more subtle things; like the overhang you want and whether you have standard or super-sized appliances. Finally ... READ MORE >

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  • Wood Flooring Direct At Wood And Beyond

    If you’re in search of either a replacement wood floor or your first wood floor, you’re sure to be shopping around, making lists and deciding which is the best way to go for you. When making their final choice about which wood floor option to choose, one of the biggest decisions people seem to struggle over is whether to buy on the High Street or to buy online. While most people accept that buying wood flooring direct, or online is the cheaper, for some reason they are apprehensive about buying from someone that they can’t visit or see. In some respects this is understandable, but there are some situations where you can have all the peace of mind of a face-to-face relationship and all the benefits of buying online. So how can this be? ... READ MORE >

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  • Choosing Solid Wood Worktop Thickness

    When you are searching for a solid wood worktop, one of the questions you’re likely to face is what thickness of worktop would work best for your kitchen. While the length and width of your worktop is likely to be determined by basic things like the size of your kitchen together with whether or not you want to overhang standard size appliances, or if you have super-sized appliances, how you’re going to cater for those. That said, choosing the right thickness of worktop isn’t always determined for you, so how do you choose? While there’s no right or wrong answer that works for everyone, in this blog post, we’d like to explore the things that are likely to impact most on which thickness you choose. Generally speaking, unless you op ... READ MORE >

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