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When thinking about the main points of your home that really show it off, many people might forget about their wooden floor. However, the solid wood floor solutions you can have installed nowadays can really make for a prized feature.
If, in the future, you ever decided to sell your home you will find that many prospective buyers will be impressed by a perfectly laid hardwood floor. This can be the springboard for an ideal design theme and can help to create the optimum living space.
Make sure you keep the floor well maintained at all times; then it will always be looking at its best. And should you be thinking about moving in a few years’ time, you can be sure that this will certainly be one of your most attractive selling points.
Therefore, it is advisable not to hide it away underneath other floor coverings like rugs. You need to highlight the beauty of the wooden floor if you want it to be a real asset to your property.
It is a shame if you do not allow it to be viewed in its best light. Should it require maintenance like sanding or renovating, you may want to consider this too, the team at Justwood flooring can help you achieve stunning results.
- 29th February 2012
After a long hard day, getting a good night’s sleep and recharging your batteries for the following day will be a must, although if you don’t feel fully comfortable in the bedroom in which your sleeping, you could struggle to get those all-important 8 hours.
It’s vital to feel 100% comfortable and 100% relaxed in your bedroom, although if you frequently look around and feel unhappy with the look of décor, total relaxation may not be something which you’re able to enjoy.
If the carpet which your bedroom floor is covered with is the main cause of your concern, you will be pleased to know that you can quickly and cost-efficiently do something about it. This is by exchanging your carpets for beautiful new hardwood flooring.
Hardwood flooring is renowned for its ability to be able to create a warm, homely and cosy environment in any room- which makes it perfect for modern bedrooms.
Bedroom décor tastes can really differ from person to person, although this isn’t an issue with hardwood flooring, as there are many different types and shades of flooring available- there really is flooring to create the perfect relaxing ambience in any bedroom.
- 28th February 2012
Wooden flooring now graces the floors of many modern homes, and it’s an incredibly good way of ensuring that flooring looks good in the long term
For those who have only ever had experience with carpets before, taking the plunge and replacing carpets with flooring can feel very daunting- even more so when there is uncertainty regarding the best type of flooring to choose.
There is no reason why any wooden flooring novice can’t invest in flooring which ticks every box though, as wooden flooring professionals can answer any questions.
Although those who are a little more familiar with wooden flooring may be able to choose and install flooring without the need for any additional assistance, there are many benefits to heading to a professional.
Wooden flooring experts can guide householders through all of their options with regards to type and shade of flooring- taking individual needs into account along the way- and can also provide plenty of indispensable after-care advice. Professionals can also help those on a flooring budget to stick to it.
Good flooring professionals can offer a complete service, and further down the line, when repairs of renovation may be needed, they can further offer their assistance.
- 27th February 2012
Carpets have always been a fantastic way of decorating the floors in a home, and they are well known for their ability to make a house feel like a home. However, in the past, carpets were the only option which many people had. Things have changed over the years though, and homeowners now also have the option of adorning floors with hard wood flooring.
Although hardwood flooring isn’t a new addition to the world of flooring, the amount of choice when it comes to the types of hardwood flooring available has increased dramatically, and this has made it accessible to far more people.
Hardwood flooring is just as effective- in fact, if not more so- as carpets in making a house feel like a home. This isn’t its only benefit though, and there are plenty more reasons why you should choose hardwood flooring:
Long lasting- When looked after properly, good quality hardwood flooring can last for decades.
Variety- There is now an amazing amount of variety with hardwood flooring- so there’s flooring to meet with most requirements.
Classic looks- As hardwood flooring looks so classic, it will never look old-fashioned, so again it’s a very long-lasting investment.
By choosing hardwood flooring, you will be choosing flooring which enhances your entire home in many ways.
- 24th February 2012
If you’re lucky enough to have the luxury of having a spare room in your property, it definitely pays to make the most of it.
When you lead a very busy lifestyle like so many homeowners nowadays, it can be really tempting to neglect a spare room, or just use it as storage space for unused items- which isn’t likely to leave the room looking its best.
However, if you’ve now decided that the time is right to bring your spare room back to life, you need to start with the décor basics- and one ‘basic’ which can make a huge difference to the look of a room is flooring.
Whether you wish to transform your spare room into a beautiful guest bedroom, a home office or a games room, the flooring which you choose is essential, and as it goes without saying that you will want flooring to look stunning and remain looking this way for a very long time, why not opt for wooden flooring?
Wooden flooring is available in a huge ranger of shades, designs and durability’s, so whether your spare room is likely to be used a little or a lot, the perfect flooring can be found with ease.
- 23rd February 2012
A home which looks sultry is generally a home which looks incredibly stylish, and there are now many great ways in which this look can be achieved.
Although there are lots of smaller décor items which can contribute to a sultry look, it’s often larger areas of décor which are most effective at creating this look and ambience- with flooring being one such area.
However sultry the rest of décor may look, if floors are covered with brightly coloured or patterned carpets, the combination isn’t likely to be an overly sultry one.
Flooring doesn’t come much more sultry that dark wooden flooring- with dark oak styles proving extremely popular at the moment.
Oak flooring has been firm floor favourite for a number of centuries now, with darker styles renowned for offering timeless, sultry style.
Since its humble beginnings, dark oak flooring has evolved massively, and there are now dark oak flooring options available in a great choice of different shades.
One of the numerous bonuses of dark oak flooring is that it can complement the look of almost any other styles and types of décor- so it’s certainly a good place to start when creating a sultry, stylish home.
- 22nd February 2012
Cost-efficiency is a factor which just about every modern householder finds themselves considering when they’re making new home investments nowadays, as very few have the funds to be able to make constant changes to décor.
Most householders are even more cost-conscious when they’re making larger home investments- with flooring fitting firmly into this category.
Although carpets have been a common sight on the floors of homes for years now, many householders are perhaps beginning to feel that flooring no longer quite makes the grade. Whilst good quality carpets can last for a long time with good care and maintenance, there is a limit to the lifespan of most carpets- and many modern householders aren’t prepared to live with this limit.
This is why, over recent years, an increasing number of householders have replaced their carpets with wooden flooring.
When looked after properly, good quality wooden flooring can stand the test of time and outlive most other types of décor- especially as it can also be renovated so easily.
In order to be able to outlive other types of décor though, a suitable type of wooden flooring needs to be installed- foot traffic in particular needs to be taken into account.
All in all though, wooden flooring can be an amazing long term investment.
- 21st February 2012
So, you’re about to take your first steps into the world of wooden flooring but don’t know where to start? If so, you’re certainly not alone, as many householders have found themselves in this exact situation- which doesn’t really come as too much of a surprise when you take into consideration just how many people are only familiar with carpets.
Over the course of the past few years, wooden flooring has become more and more popular, and it’s highly likely that this is largely due to the fact that there are so many options- there’s wooden flooring for every property.
However, the only issue which some people can find themselves facing when presented with such a vast amount of choice is confusion. To create the right look and to ensure that wooden flooring does last for as long as possible though, it’s incredibly important to invest in flooring which is nothing less than 100% perfect.
For those facing uncertainty with regards to their new wooden flooring investment, getting advice from a flooring professional is absolutely essential.
A flooring professional will assess your individual needs and then carefully guide you through your options so that you come to a well-informed decision.
- 20th February 2012
Wooden flooring is incredibly popular in every type of home nowadays, as it can look the part when coupled with classic or contemporary décor.
In many years gone by, wooden flooring was only accessible to a select few- so more often that not, it was only ever seen in large grand homes.
Things couldn’t be more different nowadays though, and as well as being a common sight in large properties, it’s also a common sight in smaller ones.
Over the course of the past few years, wooden flooring has become a popular choice with those living in smaller apartments- and it’s really easy to see why.
Within small living spaces, the look of larger areas of décor can have a huge impact on the look of the entire property, and with flooring making up the largest area, it needs to look amazing.
Choosing wooden flooring for a small apartment requires careful consideration. Those who want to make a small apartment look a little more spacious often opt for light wooden flooring, as it can create the illusion of more space.
On the other hard, those looking to create a warm, cosy ambience often opt for darker flooring- it’s all up to the individual.
- 17th February 2012
Hardwood flooring can be one of the biggest and most significant investments a homeowner can make, and with so many good quality types of flooring on the market at the moment, the great thing about hardwood flooring is that it can be a long lasting investment.
In order to be able to stand the test of time and look amazing for as long as possible though, hardwood flooring does need to be well looked after.
In addition to ensuring that hardwood flooring is cleaned properly, care needs to be taken in order to ensure that flooring doesn’t suffer at the hands of scuffs and scratches.
Within busy rooms in busy homes, it can be easy for flooring to succumb to scuffs and scratches, although there are some ways in which they can be prevented.
Mats and rugs- placed strategically in areas which are more prone to becoming marked- are great for keeping scuffs and scratches at arm’s length. Placing floor protectors under items of furniture can also really help.
It sounds like common sense, but ensuring that shoes are taken off and kept by the door can also extend the lifetime and looks of flooring 10 fold.
Making the effort to keep scuffs and scratches at bay can make a really positive difference.
- 16th February 2012
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