Floating Floor Wood Flooring Installation

Flooring Fixing Methods – Part One: Floating Floors

There are a number of factors to consider when deciding on which flooring to purchase. While we typically base our decisions on aesthetics, practicality also holds significant importance. You could be torn between two choices for your kitchen flooring, whether to install yourself or find a flooring fitter to do the job for you. The latter depends on how comfortable you are with DIY, and which installation method your new flooring requires. There are three main flooring fixing methods: Floating Floors, Glue Down and Secret Nailing. To help you decide which is best for you, we’ve put together a series of guides. Each explains the uses of each specific fixing method, which flooring types are suitable, and the benefits and drawbacks of each one. In the first part on this series, we’re looking at Floating Floor installations.

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Bedroom Flooring

4 Fashionable Wood Flooring Ideas for Your Bedroom

For many of us, our bedrooms are a sanctuary we retreat to after a long hard day. It’s a place to chill out with your favourite book or cosy up to watch your favourite TV. If you’re looking to revamp your bedroom’s décor, both style and function come into careful consideration. It’s a place that requires optimal comfort, without hindering its practicality as a space. As with any room, the flooring is a crucial element to your bedroom’s interior design. Some prefer to go low-key, with flooring that offsets more stand-out features. Others would like a statement floor, which is a main component of the overall style. Whatever your preference and taste, we’ve put together a list of our favourite fashionable floors.

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Underfloor Heating: Is Your Flooring Compatible?

Underfloor heating (UFH) is a method of heating offices and homes which is showing significant growth in popularity. Most UFH systems work in one of two ways; a ‘wet’ system or a ‘dry’ system. The wet system pumps warm water through pipes laid underneath the floor, whereas a dry system uses electric coils to create heat. But what is the best flooring for underfloor heating? Read this guide, or click on your flooring type from the list below to jump straight to the most relevant information for you:

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Benefits of Engineered Wood Flooring

6 Benefits of Engineered Wood Flooring

Engineered Wood Flooring has all the looks of solid wood, whilst its hidden layers make it extra robust and resistant to some of hardwood’s usual drawbacks. This makes it highly sought after; but what exactly is it that’s got everyone wanting to go down the engineered route? We’ve explored the benefits of Engineered Wood Flooring to see what’s making it so popular.
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Wood Flooring or Luxury Vinyl Tiles for Your Kitchen?

If you’re considering updating your kitchen flooring, you’ll be all too aware of the numerous different factors that come into play. When choosing between Wood Flooring or Luxury Vinyl Tiles (LVT), there’s a lot to consider: How will it deal with spills? How much will it cost? Is it easy to maintain?

As we’re the flooring specialists, we thought it would only be fair to take out the guesswork and help you decide which is best for you.

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2018 Wood Flooring Trends

4 Wood Flooring Trends to Look Out for in 2018

For many people, a New Year means the opportunity to work on the projects that didn’t make the cut last year. Although it might be a little early to tackle that overgrown garden just yet, it’s the perfect time to head indoors and spruce the place up a bit. For many homes or office spaces, that begins with the flooring. So, we’ve compiled a short list of Wood Flooring trends for you to consider in 2018. Dive into ‘what’s hot’ during this year’s renovation season.

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Grey Wood Flooring

Grey Wood Flooring

Grey wood flooring is one of the most popular flooring colours on the market. Taking over modern interiors, we can’t seem to get enough of grey laminate, grey solid oak, grey engineered wood or grey luxury vinyl tiles. Perhaps it’s due to the effortless blend with décor and furnishings, the practicality of the colouring or simply the fresh, clean feel it brings to a room. Regardless of the reasoning, grey wood flooring has become a strong contender in the industry. If you’re considering it for your home, these handy tips will help you get the most from your new flooring.
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