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What is Engineered Wood Flooring?

Everything you need to know about engineered flooring, including; what is engineered wood flooring, the different types, what rooms it can be used in, how long it lasts, how to lay engineered floors, and how to care for the floor once it’s installed.

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Herringbone Floor Installation Costs, And What Impacts the Price?

Dreaming of a herringbone floor but unsure about how much it’ll cost to install? This article explores the herringbone floor installation costs & what can impact the price of installation.

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What is Parquet Flooring? Your Questions Answered

Find the answers to all of your questions about parquet floors, including what is parquet flooring and which rooms parquet and herringbone are suitable for.

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7 Tips to Help Prevent Scratches on Wood Floors & How to Fix Them

Discover our 7 useful tips on how to help prevent scratches on your wood floor, and how to fix scratches if you do get them!

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Warped Wooden Flooring: How to Fix it and How to Stop it Happening

Discover what warping means, why hardwood floors warp and how to straighten warped wood floorboards. We also share tips on how to stop wood warping.

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Stratex, Vinyl, or Laminate – Which is right for you?

Laminate, Vinyl, or Stratex? We look into which type of flooring is right for you, your needs, and your home.

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What Is Smoking In Wood Floors?

Most of our wood floors are specially treated to further intensify their naturally beautiful colours. Using this process, we play with the tannins in the timber to enhance or invoke tones.
Read on to see how this process originated…!

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What Is Distressing In Wood Floors?

Distressed flooring is a particular style of flooring that undergoes certain processes to give it more character and to replicate an old, worn feel.
Distressed boards tend to come with a textured finish to enhance the grain of the wood.

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What Is Colour Variation?

All floors feature beautiful colour variations which naturally occur in real wood. Depending on the grading will depend on how much sapwood…

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What is Stratex?

A guide to help you understand what Stratex is and how it differs from an ordinary laminate or LVT floor…

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How Engineered Flooring Is Made

Engineered flooring has all of the natural beauty of solid wood but it’s manufactured in a way that makes it more versatile and more practical within a modern space…

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Carpet or Wood Flooring?

Carpet or wood flooring? The two options bring with them their own styles, warmths, textures and colours, and with that their own pros and cons.

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Will Wood Flooring Add Value to Your Home?

It’s the golden question. We’ve asked the experts if wood flooring really will add value to your home..

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Why Oak Flooring?

We are passionate about oak flooring and the feel it brings to a home but what makes it so special and why should you consider it?

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Can you have wood flooring in your kitchen?

Is wood flooring suitable for a kitchen? Here’s our advice…

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Wood Floor Finishes: Video Guide

Get to know our 8 different wood floor finishes and choose your ideal style…

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Wood Flooring Grades: Video Guide

To choose your wood floor, you’ll need a little understanding of our wood flooring grades. Get to grips with the differences in our handy video guide…

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Underfloor Heating and Wood Flooring

Underfloor heating helps to make a room feel warm and comfortable. But can you combine it with a cosy natural wood floor?

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Wood Species: What Makes them Unique?

Each type of wood species offers a slightly different look, giving you the chance to choose from a variety of naturally beautiful styles. Get to know what makes each species unique in our simple guide.

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Solid Oak Flooring: Your Questions Answered

We answer some of the most common questions we get asked about solid oak flooring. Find out what it’s made of, where it can be fitted, how it can be used and more.

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