Jonathan Sapir has over 17 years in the flooring industry. As an authority on flooring, he infuses his extensive knowledge and passion for quality products into every article. Jonathan's expertise helps readers make informed decisions for elegant and durable flooring solutions.

Is EVP Flooring Any Good?

What Is EVP Flooring and Is It Any Good?

Engineered Vinyl Plank Flooring (EVP) is an innovative type of synthetic flooring that’s been crafted to replicate the aesthetic of natural wood. Unlike Engineered Wood Flooring, which combines real wood with synthetic materials, EVP is composed exclusively of man-made substances. As part of the Luxury Vinyl Flooring family, EVP takes its place alongside LVT (Luxury…

Commercial LVT Flooring Ideas

Commercial LVT Flooring Ideas

Choosing the right flooring for your commercial space is crucial. Not only does it contribute significantly to the aesthetic appeal of your space, but it must also withstand the unique challenges that commercial environments often present. In this context, Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) flooring, particularly Stone Plastic Composite (SPC), emerges as a leading choice. This…

What Is Engineered Flooring

What Is Engineered Flooring?

Engineered flooring is the second of two types of wood flooring, the first being solid wood flooring. Engineered flooring is made from a top layer of real wood, on top of layers of ply (ensures flooring stability), MDF (enhances floor stability and moisture-sensitivity), and softwood (resilient and cost-effective core) to result in one completed board.…

Best Grade for Wood Flooring: An Expert View

Best Grade for Wood Flooring: An Expert View

When contemplating the acquisition of authentic wood flooring – whether considering solid wood or engineered types with real wood veneer – you’re bound to encounter product designations such as ‘prime,’ ‘select,’ ‘natural,’ or ‘rustic.’ These nomenclatures denote the wood’s grade and frequently lead to queries such as, “Which is the best grade for wood flooring?”…

Latest Trends In Laminate Flooring

Latest Trends In Laminate Flooring

At Wood and Beyond, we’re witnessing a significant uptick in the popularity of laminate flooring. As consumers continue to yearn for the aesthetics of wood-look flooring, the current economic climate has swayed many to opt for laminate and luxury vinyl. These options provide the desired lavish wooden finish without the hefty price tag. Trend 1:…

How Good Is AC5 Laminate Flooring?

How Good Is AC5 Laminate Flooring?

When it comes to flooring, especially in areas with significant foot traffic, durability and aesthetic appeal are crucial. Among the many of flooring options available, laminate flooring stands out, particularly the AC5-rated variety. But how good is AC5 laminate flooring really, especially when viewed from the discerning eyes of a flooring expert? Let’s delve deeper.…

What Makes LVT Flooring Suitable for Conservatories?

What Makes LVT Flooring Suitable for Conservatories?

Conservatories have long been cherished as a delightful extension to our living spaces, providing an elegant bridge between home and garden. This blend of indoor comfort with outdoor scenery makes the choice of flooring critically important. If you’re considering a wood effect for your conservatory, you’ll need flooring that can gracefully endure fluctuations in humidity…