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  1. Measuring Your Home for New Solid Wood Flooring
    Categories: Solid Flooring

    Measuring Your Home for New Solid Wood Flooring

    Ordering too much flooring can leave you with unwanted slats and spending more than you budgeted for, while ordering too little can leave you with an unfinished room and a potentially very noticeable mistake. Ordering the right amount of flooring comes down to one thing – how you measure your rooms. Each room of your house where you plan to...
  2. Wood Flooring Remodeling Tips from Start to Finish
    Categories: Engineered Flooring & Solid Flooring

    Wood Flooring Remodeling Tips from Start to Finish

    Before any home improvement project, there are many factors that go into the decision-making process and choosing to make the switch to wood flooring is no different. It requires careful planning all the way around. From room selection, to pairing possibilities with furniture, from cost to style and pattern choices, and even the installation process itself – you are essentially...
  3. The Geometric Face of Parquet Flooring
    Categories: Solid Flooring

    The Geometric Face of Parquet Flooring

      The parquet flooring technique is simply the use of geometric shapes to create a flooring pattern that is rich is angles and sharp edges. The most famous style of parquet flooring is the herringbone pattern which uses wood slats to create right angles in various designs. This pattern is seen in many homes and European city infrastructure, as well...
  4. White Oak Flooring – Best in Class for the Rustic Look
    Categories: Solid Flooring

    White Oak Flooring – Best in Class for the Rustic Look

    Being a homeowner is a proud moment in anyone’s life. Having that space to get away from the rest of the world in order to unwind and relax is a great feeling. But a better feeling is making that house your home. You can begin that journey from the ground floor feet with white oak flooring. This flooring not only...
  5. Solid Oak Herringbone Flooring
    Categories: Solid Flooring

    Solid Oak Herringbone Flooring

    The herringbone flooring pattern has been around for centuries. Dating back to the Roman Empire, the herringbone pattern was the choice décor for Roman streets, before extending all over Europe. It’s still a desired pattern in streets today. Now you can bring that classic pattern into your home with solid oak flooring. Solid wood flooring has always been a symbol...
  6. Is it time for New Garden Decking
    Categories: Hardwood Decking

    Is it time for New Garden Decking

    When summer arrives, there’s nothing nicer than a weekend spent out on your garden decking. Whether you’re enjoying a meal, watching the kids play, or reading a book, it’s wonderful to have an outdoor oasis in your home. If you’re looking to refinish your deck or even build a new one to take advantage of the summer months, you may...
  7. Oak Flooring Adds Value to Your Home
    Categories: Solid Flooring

    Oak Flooring Adds Value to Your Home

    If you’re remodelling your home with an eye to beauty and resale value, look no further than oak flooring. Oak is a classic hardwood flooring material that adds a touch of class to any home it’s installed in. Why choose oak over other hardwood options? It can easily be argued that oak is the best choice because of its beauty...
  8. Laminate Wood Flooring – Sustainable and Beautiful
    Categories: Laminate Flooring

    Laminate Wood Flooring – Sustainable and Beautiful

    When it comes time to choose materials for your home project, your thoughts may turn to sustainability. Most homeowners love the look of wooden floors, but hardwood brings with it concerns of deforestation. What If you could have the look of hardwood, while still being kind to the planet? Laminate wood flooring is a popular choice for environmentally conscious contractors...
  9. Co-Extruded Composite Decking Explained
    Categories: Hardwood Decking

    Co-Extruded Composite Decking Explained

      If you’re planning a decking project, you’re probably in the process of debating the benefits of solid wood decking over composite decking. Even if you’ve already made the decision to choose composite decking boards, there are still further decisions to be made. One such decision is whether to choose co-extruded decking or normal composite decking. At Wood and Beyond...
  10. Buyers Guide to External Porcelain Tiles
    Categories: Tiles

    Buyers Guide to External Porcelain Tiles

      More and more people in the UK are enjoying an all-year-round indoor-outdoor living experience – and that really is great news. Decks, terraces, efficient outdoor heating and effective outdoor lighting mean that even in the winter months we can enjoy the great outdoors a whole lot more than was ever possible before. At Wood and Beyond, we’re renowned for...
  11. Threshold is an Essential Flooring Accessory - Here’s Why
    Categories: Flooring Accessories

    Threshold is an Essential Flooring Accessory - Here’s Why

      Are you planning a new floor? Have you just fitted a new floor? Are you over the moon with the results? Or are you pleased with most of the job but noticing there are little finishing touches required? The right accessories can make a world of difference One of the big things that people often forget about when they’re...
  12. Laminate Flooring Structure
    Categories: Laminate Flooring

    Laminate Flooring Structure

      It’s not so very long ago that we started to stock laminate flooring at Wood and Beyond. Prior to that, we had held off selling laminates because we hadn’t found an option that we were truly happy with. We now have! Since we’ve been stocking laminate flooring one of the questions we most commonly get asked is “What is...

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