Have you got children? Or even if you don’t, you’ve definitely seen this pesky sprite everywhere. The Elf on the Shelf; back each Christmas by popular demand. And with this demand requires parents around the globe to exercise their imagination and come up with scenes of mischievous antics this cheeky chap has gotten up to in their house overnight. Even if it means compromising beloved household feature like their stunning wood flooring.
When it comes to interior design, accessibility is a key consideration. It’s important to ensure safety and ease of mobility around any home. In this blog, we’re going to offer advice on the best flooring types for wheelchair users with reduced mobility, to help make the most of living spaces.
Worried you’re falling behind on the latest summer décor trends? Well, worry no more. We’ve got the latest 2020 flooring trends to make sure your home makes the grade with this summer interior trends.
When it comes to the latest styles and trends, it isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach. Interior is subjective after all, and we all have our own unique taste. We have accumulated our favourite summer interior ideas, to help inspire you and keep you on trend this summer.
Christmas is prime time when it comes to cleaning. Your friends and family coming over means you have a lot more foot traffic than normal, which could mean disaster for your flooring. Glitter from Christmas decorations, dirty shoes and possibly even snow are all culprits for creating an unclean floor in your home.
Engineered wood flooring is a great alternative to real wood flooring, in terms of both price and practicality. In addition, engineered wood can offer more variety in styles and colours.
If a job’s worth doing, it’s worth doing well. That’s exactly why we’re proud to share this stunning transformation, thanks to Karen from popular interiors blog, The White Approach. We spoke to Karen about her ideas for her landing renovation, and the difference it has made to her home.
Amongst the huge range of designs, colours and composition available in wood flooring, plank width is yet another consideration when on the hunt for a new floor. Alongside standard plank width, you can go for a narrow plank or wide plank, depending on your preference.
But which should you choose?
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.
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?
In amongst different variations of wood species, composition and design, there is another factor that those looking for a new Wood Flooring to consider; fitting mechanisms. Generally speaking, there are three main choices that fall into this category: tongue and groove, click, and solid blocks. As solid blocks are fairly self-explanatory, we’re going to put the spotlight on the remaining two. It’s tongue and groove versus click – who comes out on top?