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A highly contemporary look is a look which many homeowners wish to achieve when they’re investing in hardwood flooring. Hardwood flooring isn’t just ideal for those wishing to achieve a contemporary look though, as it can be just as effective at creating a classic look.
For those who prefer their interiors classic, oak flooring is an incredibly popular choice, as it offers a look which is guaranteed to stand the test of time.
As oak flooring is now available in such a huge variety of different shades, textures, widths up to 450mm!! Ranging from very light to very dark- homeowners aren’t just confined to creating one classic look. There’s just as much room for individuality as there is with any other type of wood. You can also change the look of the floors as time goes on with a resand and refinish, and then choose an alternative look to suit colours and styles at that time without changing the actual floor.
As it is a hard-wearing and durable choice, oak flooring is ideal for most types of homes- including those living in homes inhabited by large families.
Unless you’re a whiz when it comes to wooden flooring, it’s best to leave the installation of your classically beautiful wooden flooring to the professionals.
Not only will an expert install your oak flooring to perfection, but they will also give you pointers on looking after your flooring to ensure that its classic good looks stand the test of time.
- 31st January 2012
Modern lifestyles can be incredibly hectic, and a huge proportion of people find that once they’ve finished juggling a job, socialising or looking after a young family, they have little time to do much else.
As many find themselves with less and less in the way of free time, more and more have found that they haven’t got quite as much time to as they once did to dedicate to keeping the home looking clean, tidy and in order, and for most of these people, investing in household items which add to convenience are the order of the day. This is one reason why more and more people are eliminating carpets to the rubbish tip and investing in wooden flooring instead.
Although carpets may look nice, keeping them looking this way can be very hard work, especially in a busy household.
By replacing hard to maintain carpets with wooden flooring though, busy householders could slash the amount of time and worry spent on keeping floors looking clean and stylish.
Furthermore, in keeping with modern lifestyles, top quality wooden flooring can now be incredibly affordable to invest in- it’s the perfect modern day décor solution.
- 30th January 2012
There are few things worse than feeling thoroughly unhappy about the look of your home- especially when you feel as though the majority of your life is spent working hard in the office. When you do get the chance to sit back and relax in the comfort of your own home, the last thing you’ll want is to find yourself finding fault with décor.
In today’s tough times, it can be very difficult to find the spare cash to make constant changes to décor and the look of the home- and this can sometimes lead to décor looking a little dated.
Many otherwise very modern homes still contain carpets, and as these carpets can make up such a significant part of décor, they can bring the appearance of the rest of the home down.
However, as eliminating carpets from the home and taking a fresh approach to flooring by replacing carpets with wooden flooring can be so cost-efficient, homeowners can quickly, easily and affordably start to feel happy with the look of the home again.
As the wooden flooring options are also practically endless nowadays too, there are styles to tick even the most specific of boxes.
- 29th January 2012
Many people have only ever known carpets or tiles as far as the flooring in their home is concerned, so it really is no surprise that so many are still so keen to stick to them- even with so much more choice available nowadays.
If you feel that you may be guilty of getting stuck in a carpet rut, the start of a brand new year is the perfect time to get out of that rut and give your floors a fresh new look.
Wooden flooring is the perfect alternative to carpets, and there are many benefits to making this change.
Here are just a small selection of the benefits- they should be more than enough to convince you that wooden flooring is the way forward though…
Provided you choose flooring which can cope with the amount of foot traffic which it will be subjected to, your flooring should last for a very long time 10 fold compared to some carpets.
Many types of wooden flooring look classically stylish, so you don’t need to worry about flooring looking old fashioned.
Great long term value.
Wooden flooring is very cost effective, as even when it does start to show its age, it can quickly and affordably be restored.
Why not experience the benefits for yourself?
- 28th January 2012
Interior décor trends can change almost as frequently as clothing fashions can, so it’s no surprise that so many homeowners can glance around the home and feel that it looks old fashioned- even when they only very recently made changes to décor.
Feeling the need to make constant changes to the look of the home can prove very expensive though, and very few people have the cash to constantly splash!!
This is why, rather than trying to modernise the look of the home with décor items which could fall out of fashion very rapidly, it’s a much better idea to invest in home improvements which will still look very modern many years down the line. Wooden flooring certainly fits into this category.
Wooden flooring has graced the floors of homes for centuries now, and as the years progress, wooden flooring just keeps on getting better.
There are now scores of different types of wooden flooring- from ash to oak to beech- in plenty of different shades- from very light to very dark- with which homeowners can create and maintain beautifully modern décor.
Why waste your money on making constant replacements when wooden flooring could serve you well for so long?
- 27th January 2012
Even though financial times are very tough at the moment, the vast majority of homeowners still aren’t prepared to let interior décor standards slip, and as there are so many incredibly affordable ways of enhancing the home, there’s no reason why any homeowner needs to allow this to happen.
Over recent years, the installation of hardwood flooring has emerged as one of the most popular ways for homeowners to enhance the look of their property, and it’s very easy to see why.
One feature of hardwood flooring which has no doubt helped to boost the popularity of hardwood flooring is the fact that it really does look good anywhere- from huge detached homes to small studio apartments. It’s a universal flooring solution.
The popularity of hardwood flooring has no doubt been further boosted by the fact that it’s quick and easy to maintain- and looking after flooring certainly shouldn’t take much longer than looking after carpets.
Further adding to popularity is the fact that there are now so many different types of wooden flooring available nowadays- every homeowner wants to enjoy choice. Wooden flooring in different designs and shades are readily available- there’s flooring for every modern and traditional home.
- 26th January 2012
If you’ve decided that 2012 will be the year that you follow in the footsteps of many other homeowners by replacing your carpets with wooden flooring, it’s certainly set to be a good year.
However, if you’re a novice as far as wooden flooring is concerned, you can be forgiven for feeling a little overwhelmed, as the wooden flooring options are extensive nowadays.
As wooden flooring is such a important investment though, rushing into a decision or making an uninformed decision should be avoided at all costs, and this is why those who are investing in wooden flooring for the first time should seek professional advice before parting with those precious pounds.
Getting advice from a wooden flooring professional genuinely could make all the difference between making a suitable or unsuitable wooden flooring investment, and a professional will be more than happy to help you to make a final decision or simply provide you with some pointers.
A professional can discuss important factors such as the amount of foot traffic and the overall look that you wish to achieve with you, and you will be able to feel confident that you’ve made the right flooring decision.
- 25th January 2012
Hardwood flooring has increasingly become the first choice flooring for many homeowners, and once they’ve replaced carpets with hardwood flooring, it’s fair to say that the vast majority just don’t look back.
Hardwood flooring has proved itself to be a very cost-efficient investment for modern homeowners, with many having enjoyed the hardwood flooring in their home for as long as they care to remember now.
However, if you’re looking to join the ranks of homeowners who have experienced the longevity, style and convenience of hardwood flooring, there are a few things which you need to bear in mind and a few steps which you will need to follow in order to ensure that hardwood flooring serves you well.
Although hardwood flooring is renowned for being relatively easy to look after, looking after it does mean ensuring that it’s swept, cleaned and up kept with the right products and on a regular basis- it can’t just be forgotten about.
Spills are a part of life in many homes, and provided any spills are cleaned up quickly and appropriately, they shouldn’t stain.
When the time comes, it’s also important to call in a professional to take care of any repairs or renovation to hardwood flooring- this will help to increase the looks and lifespan of flooring no end.
- 24th January 2012
If your home has looked the same for as far back as you care to remember now, it’s understandable if you’re desperate to make a change. In today’s tough economic times though, many homeowners feel slightly reluctant when it comes to making changes- especially overly expensive ones.
If you want to completely transform the look of your home in one simple yet cost-effective step, hardwood flooring is the answer.
It’s quite surprising just how many homeowners dismiss the impact which flooring can have on the overall look of the home, as the impact can actually be huge.
Therefore, if your floors have looked the same for years, investing in new hardwood flooring could be all it takes for you to feel completely satisfied again.
When it comes to transforming your home in one simple step with hardwood flooring, one thing which will quickly become apparent is that you have plenty of choice.
Hardwood flooring constructed from many different types of woods is available to invest in very cost-efficiently nowadays, and there are plenty of woods to meet different needs and different interior style tastes.
Transform your home for the better and in one simple step with hardwood flooring.
- 23rd January 2012
In the last article we explained how hardwood flooring manufacturers prefer to work with experts in the trade to ensure their products are being used as they were designed and to be installed with the utmost of care and attention to detail.
There are other reasons why it is always advisable to go to an experienced company in the field to supply your wooden flooring in Surrey, Sussex or Hampshire, so we will consider a few of these now.
If you are investing in such a beautiful wooden floor, it gives you peace of mind to know that you have purchased it from approved industry professionals that can offer help and guidance on anything to do with the floor.
As well as providing you with the floor itself, assisting you in the choice of what would be the best solution for your home, they can also recommend certain products to help with the upkeep and maintenance of the floor. And should you require restoration of the floor in the future, they can ensure it is kept looking in peak condition for many years to come.
Hardwood flooring specialists actually care about the products they sell and so uphold traditional values in terms of offering a high quality service and providing access to the best flooring solutions on the market.
- 03rd January 2012
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