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.
TEL: 0208 209 2662 - 0800 690 6864
MON-FRI 09:00-18:00 / SAT 09:30-17:00

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Wood and Beyond Blog

  • Beyond Historical Boundaries Of The Reclaim Trend

    In a society of new technology, style and extravagant outward aspect, the old reclaim is seen as a part of our valuable cultural thesaurus. As we surrender to a world full of appearances, people keep holding on to the long-established natural glimpse when it comes to their homes. As the definition speaks for itself, reclaimed means when the natural product was previously adopted in other purposes or jobs, and by recovering the aspect and structural integrity is therefore reused in different purposes. Historically speaking, such situations were quite frequent while building a house, or another wide area from the wood previously used for a barn or a shelter. Nowadays, however, the reclaim concept was adopted within the flooring market, meani ... READ MORE >

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  • A Comparative Perspective Between Choosing Wood Floor For A Flat Vs A House

    Currently, wooden floors are a common option for a house or a flat design. It creates quite an attractive pattern and the natural looks offers a distinguish aspect to your premises. However it is worth mentioning that it is important to pay attention to the details while ordering a wooden product, as the installation, usage and concerns are different when it comes to considering natural floor for a flat or for a private house. While referring to flat areas, the main concern should the acoustic level created by the floor as it is a fact that in some instances the leaseholders aren’t allowed to install anything else on the floor except underlay and carpet. The core reason is because a natural product might potentially create high volume of ... READ MORE >

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  • When to choose Chevron over Herringbone Flooring?

    Choosing the most appropriate wood flooring products is perhaps the most important element in order to ensure that your house looks impeccable. Taking the right decision between the chevron and the herringbone product will make the difference between purchasing wood products and investing in that item that will make all your guest envy you by the means of your house’s appearance. Perhaps the most important circumstantial elements of a room with a decisive role are the floors and the walls. Hence why, for a successful outcome and appearance, you should meets the criteria of these two factors. Once all details are well-analysed, and everything has been balanced, even the worst-shaped house would be altered into a friendly, warm and cosy ho ... READ MORE >

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  • Prefinished Solid Hardwood Flooring: Should You? Would You?

    There is often debate between people who are shopping around for wood flooring about the pros and cons of prefinished solid hardwood flooring versus unfinished solutions. As the name suggests, prefinished solid hardwood flooring is an option that comes with your selected finish already in place, whereas unfinished solid wood comes in its raw state so you can lay it and decide on your finish later. When it comes to solid versus engineered wood flooring, the differences are equally simple really. As the names suggest, solid wood flooring is made of solid wood and nothing else. It may be that the wood of choice is oak, walnut or teak, but no matter which wood it is, all you will find in each flooring plank is that wood. Engineered wood floori ... READ MORE >

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  • Essential Wood Flooring Installation Pre-Steps

    There a several steps to be beard in mind while getting ready for installing a new floor. Firstly and probably the most important step is creating a list with the tools you might need when physically laid down the floor. Most of us ignores it while preparing for installation, as it is to be considered unimportant. Yet, we will highly recommend prior advising with a carpenter who physically have seen the area, as he will able to give you best pieces of advice. The lack of tools is neither money nor time wise, as well as unwise when choosing the quality of the tools in a rush. Secondly, in order to avoid any additional cost, you might consider checking your subfloor as detailed as possible. In some cases, due to the fact that it is a hidden ... READ MORE >

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  • Matching Unfinished Solid Hardwood Flooring To Your Interior

    If you are in the process of planning a re-flooring project, we’re sure you’ll agree that it’s an exciting journey. However, there are so many choices available online as well as on the High Street, it can become overwhelming if you’re not careful. Making the right choice calls for an open mind, a good deal of imagination and a certain amount of courage. What we often find at Wood and Beyond is that clients who really are unsure of what they are looking for are often best to opt for an unfinished solid hardwood flooring option. As the name suggests, unfinished solid hardwood flooring gets delivered to you in its natural state. It has no finish on it whatsoever. No matter whether you are shopping around for solid or engineered wood ... READ MORE >

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  • Blonde Oak Flooring Perfect For Calm Settings

    Life is hectic. There’s no getting away from that. Whether it’s your commute that makes life difficult or you just have a stressful life, it can sometimes seem as if you have no time for yourself. Managing your time so that you have at least a few minutes of calm and solitude each day is really important, but also, making sure that your home is an oasis where you can relax at the end of a busy day is an essential part of making life a whole lot better. Colours play a large part in how calming or energising a space is and when it comes to flooring, it’s hard to beat blonde oak wood flooring for creating a feeling of calm and serenity. A great backdrop to pretty much any style of furnishings from shabby chic to designer cutting-edge, a ... READ MORE >

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  • Check Your Subfloor Before Fitting Wood Flooring

    When you are planning to invest in a new wood floor, one essential item on your checklist should be your subfloor. Sadly, something that’s often ignored, your subfloor plays a much more important part in the look and the longevity of your wood floor than you might give it credit for. So, before you go ahead and lay a newly purchased wood floor, take the time to check out what lies below. Here are some things you need to think about… Find out what your subfloor is made of The first thing you you need to establish is the material of your subfloor. The most common subfloors are wooden planks and concrete. If you have already ordered your floor but haven’t braved the task of ripping up your existing floor covering to see what lies below ... READ MORE >

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  • How To Maintain Unfinished Wood Flooring

    Unfinished wood flooring is a popular choice with certain people who prefer to retain wood in its completely natural state. But when it comes to maintenance, the absence of the likes of a lacquer or an oil finish does mean that you need to be more respectful of your floor than you might otherwise need to be. In order to help those of you who have chosen to leave your floor unfinished, we’ve put together this guide. You’ll see very quickly when you read it that in many ways, when it comes to maintaining unfinished wood flooring it’s more about what you shouldn’t do than what you should. So here are our Top Ten Tips: Don’t even be tempted just to attack your floor with lots of soap and water. If you do this, you could seriously da ... READ MORE >

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  • Top 10 UK Interior Designers On Social Media [Infographic]

    If you're looking to follow the UK's best and brightest interior designs on social media, this infographic will be right up your alley. At Wood and Beyond we've researched the 10 top influential interior designers on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Houzz and Pinterest. 1st Polly Dickens Works for: Habitat Famous for: Being the great granddaughter of Charles Dickens. Great granddaughter of Charles Dickens today Polly is 58 years old with a position as creative director of Habitat, the household furnishing retailer. She is famous for her expert eye, honed by years of travelling the world on buying trips. 2nd Kelly Hoppen Works for: Kelly Hoppen London Famous for: Superior Interior Channel 5 TV Show; Dragon’s Den BBC Two Show. Kelly Hoppen w ... READ MORE >

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