Laminate Flooring

  1. Why It Pays To Buy Quality Wood Flooring
    Categories: Laminate Flooring, Engineered Flooring & Solid Flooring

    Why It Pays To Buy Quality Wood Flooring

    Wood flooring comes in a whole host of varieties.  Irrespective of whether you opt for solid wood flooring or engineered wood flooring, there is no getting away from the fact that buying the best quality your budget will allow will pay dividends.  Quality wood flooring will not only last longer than cheap alternatives, but it’ll look better for longer too. ...
  2. Protecting Your Wood Floor From Everyday Wear and Tear
    Categories: Laminate Flooring, Engineered Flooring & Solid Flooring

    Protecting Your Wood Floor From Everyday Wear and Tear

      There’s nothing more frustrating than installing a beautiful, new wooden floor, only to discover that it’s become damaged either by accident or through general wear and tear.  So what can you do to protect your wood floor from every day wear and tear? Here are our Top Tips: Doormats. Investing in quality doormats is a great way of preventing...
  3. Protecting Wood Flooring During Home Improvement Work
    Categories: Laminate Flooring, Engineered Flooring & Solid Flooring

    Protecting Wood Flooring During Home Improvement Work

      In the current economic climate where house sales are fewer and further between, more and more people are renovating, extending and improving their homes rather than moving on to buy something new.  Irrespective of whether you’re improving an old home or upgrading a more recent property, if you have a wooden floor that you want to preserve, you need...
  4. Fixing Leakage Underneath Wood Flooring
    Categories: Laminate Flooring, Engineered Flooring & Solid Flooring

    Fixing Leakage Underneath Wood Flooring

      Irrespective of what sort of flooring you have, a leak can be a complete nightmare, but with wooden flooring you need to be particularly careful not to cause irreparable damage when tackling an underlying leak.  In order to outline the best possible course of action, we’ll explain here how to remove boards, how to put them back in place...
  5. The Difference Between Polymer and Solvent Based Adhesives
    Categories: Laminate Flooring, Engineered Flooring & Solid Flooring

    The Difference Between Polymer and Solvent Based Adhesives

      Glue down is an installation method suited to both solid and engineered wood flooring and relies on a well-applied, good quality adhesive for its success.  Wood flooring glue works by creating a bond between the flooring and the subfloor.  The bond between the two surfaces is created thanks to a chemical reaction that effectively changes the adhesive from a...
  6. Come and meet Wood and Beyond at Grand Designs Live, London
    Categories: Hardwood Decking, Laminate Flooring, Engineered Flooring, Solid Flooring, News & Wooden Worktops

    Come and meet Wood and Beyond at Grand Designs Live, London

    Between 4th and 12th May 2013, you’ll find Wood and Beyond at the Grand Designs Live, London exhibition.  Joining over 500 exhibitors at London’s ExCeL in Royal Victoria Dock, we’ll be exhibiting our range of wood flooring, worktops and decking as well as showing off some of our bespoke services that will make your wood flooring, worktop or decking project...
  7. Best Wooden Flooring If You Have Pets
    Categories: Laminate Flooring, Engineered Flooring & Solid Flooring

    Best Wooden Flooring If You Have Pets

    If you have pets, choosing the right floor is a really important part of your interior planning process.  While many people suggest that wood flooring isn’t ideal if you have four-legged friends in your home, there is no reason why you shouldn’t be able to make wood flooring work for you and your pets alike.  Here are our Top Three...
  8. Which Floors Are Best for Commercial Use?
    Categories: Laminate Flooring, Engineered Flooring & Solid Flooring

    Which Floors Are Best for Commercial Use?

      Irrespective of what sort of business you’re setting up, getting the look and image right has never been more important.  With the tough economic climate has come even more need to stand out from your competitors in order to win the hearts, minds and especially the wallets of those all important customers.  No matter whether your proposed business is...
  9. How To Choose A Suitable Underlay
    Categories: Laminate Flooring, Engineered Flooring, Solid Flooring & Wooden Worktops

    How To Choose A Suitable Underlay

      Wood flooring underlay is a really important part of your wood flooring project.  The ideal way to create the perfect laying surface for your new floor, a good quality underlay will not only make your floor easier to lay, it’ll keep it looking great longer too.  Add to this, the thermal and noise insulation properties provided by a good...
  10. Wood Flooring or Vinyl Flooring How To Decide
    Categories: Laminate Flooring, Engineered Flooring & Solid Flooring

    Wood Flooring or Vinyl Flooring How To Decide

      Wood flooring is a highly natural and appealing flooring solution that works throughout the house.  Available in a whole host of species, colours, finishes and board sizes, the only real limit to a wood flooring project is your imagination.  Equally suited to living rooms, bedrooms and hallways, solid wood flooring is a product that is 100% natural and lives...
  11. How To Remove One Damaged Plank Of Wood Floor
    Categories: Laminate Flooring, Engineered Flooring & Solid Flooring

    How To Remove One Damaged Plank Of Wood Floor

      If you’ve damaged a plank in your solid wood floor to such an extent that you can’t fix it with filler, you’ll need to remove it and replace it.  Because solid wood floors are designed in a tongue and groove style, removing a single plank can be quite tricky, so it’s best to be prepared and to take your...
  12. Types Of Timber Flooring
    Categories: Laminate Flooring, Engineered Flooring & Solid Flooring

    Types Of Timber Flooring

      Hardwood and softwood are terms that are commonly used in all things wood-related.  Often misunderstood, it’s useful, if you’re thinking about a timber flooring project, to refresh yourself about what exactly is meant by each term.  Here’s a useful outline which should help: Hardwood Examples of hardwoods include the likes of mahogany, teak, walnut, oak, ash, birch and maple. ...

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