Blog Archive | October 2014

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Add value to your home with hardwood flooring

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When it comes to selling your home, you will want to make sure you get the best possible price for it. It doesn’t matter if you’re planning on selling your home in the next few months, or don’t have any plans to sell it for a number of years, any steps you can take to add to the value of your property add will pay off in the long run. Your home is one of, if not your biggest single asset, so investing in it over time is always a smart decision. While there are a whole host of different…

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How moisture affects hardwood flooring

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Hardwood flooring, as the name suggests, is a natural product. While wooden flooring is a beautiful addition to any room, adding value and transforming the look and feel of a home, the fact that it is a natural product means that it can undergo changes. Wood responds to humidity levels and moisture in the air, and this can cause your hardwood flooring to expand or contract. Wood is a hygroscopic material, meaning it has the ability to attract and hold water molecules from the air surrounding it.…

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The benefits of jatoba hardwood flooring

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One key trend we have noticed in recent years is the increasing popularity of various exotic species of hardwood. One of these species which has seen its popularity skyrocket thanks to this trend is jatoba, also known as Brazilian cherry. Jatoba is often referred to as Brazilian cherry due to its rich colour, similar to that of mahogany. It used to be that these rare, exotic species were difficult to get hold of, and were seen as a luxury, reserved only for those who could afford them. Times have…

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What Colour Wood Flooring Should I Pick

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Here at Just Wood we have a vast range of wood flooring in a number of wood types and finishes. We provide a huge selection for you to choose from, but how do you know which one is right for you? Choosing the best wood flooring for your home is important and you need to consider a number of factors, but the two most important ones are the size and style of your room. Home Style One of the main factors you need to consider when choosing which wood you want for your flooring is the style of your home.…

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How can I protect my hardwood flooring from pets?

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One issue that seems to be raised over and over again when discussing hardwood flooring is that of pets, especially cats and dogs. You will constantly hear people worrying that hardwood flooring wouldn’t be suitable for their home due to them having a pet. Or people may debate whether or not they would be able to get a family pet if they already have wooden floors in their home. Nobody would want to deprive themselves of the joy and companionship provided by having a family pet, but what about…

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Maple Wood Flooring

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Maple wood flooring is one of the most popular choices of wooden floors. Here at Just Wood we have a wide selection of maple wood flooring in the light and subtle shades that are common to the maple tree. It is a strong and durable wood that also has an attractive finish that’s perfect for both modern and traditional homes. Maple Trees There are two main types of maple trees that are used to create maple wood flooring; the European maple, commonly known as the sycamore, and the hard maple.…

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Make the most of your conservatory with hardwood flooring

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During the summer, there are few better feelings than setting up a comfy chair and relaxing in your garden in the warm, summer sun. But sadly, summer is behind us, and as the temperatures continue to drop and the days get shorter, the opportunities to spend time relaxing outside become few and far between. Don’t worry though, as there is a solution to your problem – a conservatory. Conservatories have always been popular, but recent years have seen their numbers skyrocket. Not only does…

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