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Flooring Buying Guide

Flooring Buying Guide

The right choice of flooring will perfectly complement your home - and a new floor can transform any room. Explore our range of flooring styles, colours and finishes, from hard-wearing laminate and LVT to striking engineered wood. Our handy how to guides will help you get it right first time.

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Types of flooring

Laminate flooring

Laminate flooring


Compressed fibreboard overlaid with photographic paper and covered with a protective resin top layer (suitable for living spaces and kitchens).

Advantages

  • Easy to install and maintain
  • Resists scratches, dents, stains
  • Made from 70% wood which is sourced from sustainable forests
  • Softer underfoot than tiles, concrete and stones
  • More affordable than engineered or solid wood
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Solid Wood flooring

Solid Wood flooring


Cut from a single piece of solid wood brings natural character, grain and warmth to a room (suitable for living spaces and bedrooms).

Advantages

  • Strong and durable flooring with great sound absorption properties
  • Timeless and long lasting with scratch resistance
  • Tongue & groove joint: can be glued or nailed
  • Can be sanded, restained, lacquered or varnished
  • Our timber is sourced responsibly and is FSC certified
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Engineered Wood flooring

Engineered Wood flooring


Engineered wood flooring combines all the natural character and durability of solid timber with a strengthened construction that’s even more stable and versatile in today’s homes (suitable for living spaces and kitchen).

Advantages

  • Durable with strengthened construction made up of 3 layers
  • Click fitting: no glue or nails required
  • Textured finish with great scratch resistance
  • Our timber is sourced responsibly and is FSC certified
  • Compatible with underfloor heating
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LVT Luxury Vinyl Click flooring

LVT Luxury Vinyl Click flooring


Luxury Vinyl Flooring features a realistic printed decor, sandwiched between a layer of vinyl providing a resistance to scratches (suitable for living spaces, kitchen, bathrooms).

Advantages

  • Most durable flooring
  • 100% water resistant
  • Fast and simple installation
  • Excellent noise reduction and has a soft sound when walked on
  • Authentically replicates wooden and tiled floors
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Underlays

Underlays


Ideal for Laminate, Vinyl, Engineered & Solid Wood flooring

Advantages

  • Smooths uneven floors
  • High compression strength
  • Proven sound reduction upon impact
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Trims & Threshold bars

Trims & Threshold bars


Ideal for Laminate, Vinyl, Engineered & Solid Wood flooring

Advantages

  • Covers the gap between the two floors and walls
  • Creates continuity between the floors & skirting-boards
  • Colour matched to our range of Laminate Flooring
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Flooring tools

Flooring tools


Ideal for Laminate, Vinyl, Engineered & Solid Wood flooring

Advantages

  • Maintains the gap around a perimeter
  • For pulling planks together and protecting edges of boards when tapping them together
  • Great for repairing damaged flooring
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Cork expansion strips

Cork expansion strips


Ideal for Laminate, Vinyl, Engineered & Solid Wood flooring

Advantages

  • Essential when fitting a floating floor
  • Controls the natural expansion of your flooring
  • Minimises the impact & prevents rising and moving against the perimeter of a room
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