Caring for Wood Flooring

Caring for wooden flooring: the do’s and don’ts

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Being able to care for wood flooring is an essential part of your cleaning routine. By taking proper care of your flooring, you ensure it lasts as long as possible. One of the key benefits of hard flooring is how simple wood floor cleaning really is. Our handy guide walks you through the steps on how to properly maintain wood flooring. 

 

There are a few small steps involved, in this blog, we’ll highlight the do’s and don’ts of wood floor cleaning as well as advice that you should take on board when caring for and maintaining your wooden flooring.

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James and Steph Customer Case Study Direct Wood Flooring

Customer Case Study: James & Steph

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Embarking on a home renovation project is no simple task. There’s a lot to consider when building the home of your dreams, and the process was no different for our customers, James and Steph. We caught up with the couple, who are based in south-west Scotland, to find out more about their home improvements.

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Narrow or Wide Wood Flooring

Wide or Narrow Wood Flooring?

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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?

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Solid Wood Flooring Guide

Solid Wood Flooring Guide

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With all the wood flooring variations on the market today, consumers are certainly not short on choice. Whilst once upon a time solid wood was the only option, laminate, engineered wood and luxury vinyl tiles offer new options for every budget. But for some people, nothing compares to the real thing. So is solid wood flooring right for you? Everything you need to know about solid wood flooring can be found in this solid wood flooring guide.

 

Without further ado, let’s get on with the ins and outs of buying solid wood flooring!

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Engineered Wood VS Laminate Flooring?

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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

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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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