Engineered wood flooring can be fitted by secret nailing, floating or glue-down installation methods. This handy guide will explain the glue-down process in full, as well as give you some useful hints and tips to help you along the way. Here’s the ultimate guide to help you glue down Engineered Wood Flooring. (more…)
Flooring may be far from your mind right now as the Christmas hype begins. We’re all in search of the best bargains for our loved ones. Philip Schofield explores this year’s must-have gadgets whilst our favourite money saving expert, Martin Lewis, predicts when and where the best Christmas deals will commence.
Our last Halloween themed blog looked at how to protect your wood flooring when hosting a party, now we turn our attention to classy Halloween decoration which avoids the need to be so cautious. Step away from the silly string, gunge and other wood flooring horrors and think elegant, Halloween soiree. We all like to be a bit fancy now and again and if it protects our wood flooring along the way too, then we’re on to a winner!
Wood flooring not only looks amazing on our floors but now it’s making a statement on our walls too!
We all have a different idea of what the perfect home looks like. We like to express our unique sense of style through our home décor with distinctive flooring, unique light fittings or bold furniture. When it comes to your wall designs, wood flooring feature walls have totally modernised the way we decorate.
Wood flooring is made to be walked on but why is it whenever we see it in a home, the shoes on shoes off wood flooring panic kicks in? As a guest, do we walk on in with our shoes on or is it common courtesy to remove them? As a host, is it ill manners to ask our guests to remove them or should we just grin and bare it? (more…)
We’re delighted our Direct Wood Flooring blog has been awarded 8th position in the Top 100 Flooring Blogs by Feedspot.
As a modern RRS reader, Feedspot compiles all your favourite blogs into one easily accessible space. Bringing you the most recent, relevant content fresh to your fingertips whilst eliminating the need to scour the net for hours on end for updates on all your favourite sites. Moreover, it’s amazing to see our DWF flooring blog being included in the site; reaching a wider audience and making our content even easier to access. We would like to personally thank all of our loyal readers for your continued support in helping our flooring blog achieve the award.
As much as we love our furry friends there’s nothing more annoying than a lovely big scratch in our wood flooring or clicks and stains in the middle of our carpets. Not to mention the creative chew marks and finishing touches they love to decorate with – forget scotia and beading teeth impressions seem to be the latest trend! We can take precautions such as replant sprays, regular clipping of claws, prohibiting the over excitable word ‘walkies’, storing leads in a claw safe area and regular training, however it seems regardless of our efforts certain areas of our flooring have become accustomed to pet destruction. Knowing the best flooring range for pets is key to avoiding those costly replacements. So, what’s the best flooring for pets? In our opinion you can’t go wrong with wood flooring and here’s why…
Wooden flooring is one of the most versatile flooring ranges on the market. From Modern to Traditional and Scandinavian design, it is renowned for the ability to blend effortlessly with décor and furnishings to really enhance your choice of styling. With a range to suit every budget, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect wooden flooring for your next home project. Here we look at some of our favourite home styles to see how wooden flooring can make a real difference to your home.
Unsure on how to clean wood flooring? When it comes to shopping for wood floor cleaner our inner Kim and Aggie tend to take over. In goes our favourite soaps, detergents and wipes. It can be quite daunting when you think about how to clean wood flooring. But are all these cleaning products really necessary? What is the best way to clean wood flooring? Here’s our top cleaning tips for Wood Flooring.