UK Bloggers You Should be Reading

40 of the Best UK-Based Blogs You Should be Reading

No matter how you spend your time online, there’s a strong chance you’ve stumbled across an online blog that quickly becomes a firm favourite. Furthermore, with the vast amount of people creating unique content, we’re definitely not short on options either.

Whether you’re an interior design geek, or scour the web for healthy home recipes, it’s always nice finding a new favourite to get lost in. For this reason, we’ve compiled an extensive list of our favourite blogs on the web at the moment.

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Bang on Budget

Working with Channel 4’s “Bang on Budget”

If you’re a lover of daytime television, you may have flicked over to see Channel 4’s Bang on Budget at one point or another. The show focuses on home renovation, creating stunning homes on a tight budget. Naturally, this seemed like the perfect fit for Direct Wood Flooring. So, we got to work in helping presenters Lucy Alexander and Harry Hoffen make the transformation happen.

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Flooring Jargon Glossary

Flooring Jargon Explained: A-Z Glossary

Buying a new wood floor can be tough. Choosing your preferred style, within your budget, is often only half of the battle. Nowadays, there’s a lot of jargon that comes with the process of buying new flooring.

So we’ve decided to do a little jargon-busting. Here’s our A-Z glossary (well, A-W – we tried with X, Y and Z, we really did) on flooring terms that sometimes need a little explaining.

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Engineered Wood or Laminate Flooring?

When it comes to choosing your new flooring, we’re well past the days of limited options. Roll back the years, and you’d only have different species of solid wood to choose from.

As technology has advanced, so has the composition of wood flooring. Furthermore, so has the variety of choice. Two popular, modern alternatives to solid wood are laminate and engineered wood flooring. But what’s the difference, and how do you choose between the two?

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Fall for DIY Case Study

Herringbone Parquet: Fall for DIY’s Bedroom Makeover

Many homeowners are trying their hand at DIY installations when it comes to their new wood flooring. With the emergence of new technologies to make fitting even easier, there can sometimes be a stigma surrounding traditional fitting methods; especially when it comes to a flooring like herringbone parquet. We recently collaborated with Fran, from well-known DIY website Fall for DIY, who has laid a beautiful parquet floor in her bedroom. We spoke to Fran about the inspiration behind her bedroom, and how she found the experience of fitting the herringbone wood flooring herself.

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