Carrying a carpet

A DIY Floor Laying Checklist

Whether it is for budget reasons, the love of a challenge or a sense of self-achievement, Do-It-Yourself (DIY) is a popular option these days. Not to mention a cost saver!

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Period Flooring Ideas

Looking to dress your floors in style befitting your properties age, or just fancy embracing a particular era with your interior design? Then read on!

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Underfloor Insulation

Underfloor insulation not only prevents heat from escaping, thus maintaining a comfortable internal environment, but it also acts as a barrier against moisture entering your home from the damp ground outside. We take a look at the different types and how they work.

Floor tiles

Flooring: Edwardian Style

An overview of Edwardian style and how to recreate the look of Edwardian flooring using wooden floors, rugs and loose carpet.

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Choosing Flooring for the Home

When choosing the flooring for your home it’s important to consider the style and function of the rooms, as well as the house as a whole.

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Types of Flooring for the Home

The choice of flooring for your home is largely dependent on the functional needs of the individual rooms and personal taste. We take a look at some of the most common flooring for homes.

Floor lamp

Floor Lamps to Show Off a Floor

Once you have chosen your new floor then accessorise it carefully. The right light can really make all the difference when it comes to showing off your floor

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Flooring for a Newly Built Home

Those lucky enough to buy a newly built home can find themselves with a clean slate when it comes to flooring. What are the best options and what should they consider before they make their choices?

Low level sofa

Floor Level Furniture

Beautiful floors deserve beautiful furniture – if you’ve opted for a new floor why not choose some floor level furniture that really makes the most of it?

Cork floor tiles

Cork Flooring and Floor Tiles

With the increasing focus on environmental-friendliness more and more people are looking towards natural, renewable materials for their flooring options and Cork is one of the most popular choices.

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How to Choose a Carpet

For many, carpet still represents the ultimate in luxury, style and comfort, despite its higher maintenance and lower durability. So how do you choose the right one for you? We take a look at the options.

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Flooring for Living Room and Living Areas

There are many important factors to consider when choosing flooring for living areas from practical issues such as durability to personal issues such as comfort and style.

Bathroom with stone floor

Bathroom Floor Choices

With the wealth of options available nowadays, including modern synthetic materials with tailor-made properties, there are bathroom flooring types to suit every budget and personal taste. We take a look at the most popular.

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Flooring for a Baby’s Bedroom

You will probably want to do everything you can to welcome your precious new baby into the world. If that means redecorating a bedroom then you will need to consider flooring.

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Flooring: Bedroom Design

One of the chief ways to influence your bedroom design is through the choice of flooring, as this covers one of the largest surface areas in the room. From carpets to hard flooring we take a look at some of the options for bedroom flooring.

Blue and white carpet

Choosing the Right Carpet for You

How can you ensure that you choose the right carpet, which will not only enhance your home but also suit your lifestyle? We take a look at some of the factors to consider when choosing a carpet.

Rugs

Great Rugs to Buy on Holiday

Holidays are for having fun and relaxing – but why not pick up a few items for your home while you are away – and what could be better than some interesting rugs for your floors?

Brightly coloured rug

How to Choose a Rug

When deciding on a rug you need to consider, where it’s going to go, how much foot traffic it will have to cope with and of course what colour and style.

Beige carpet tiles

Where to Use Carpet Tiles

If you’re looking for a fantastic alternative to traditional carpets, then think about using carpet tiles. These can give the same look as traditional broadloom carpets but have some significant advantages.

Wooden kitchen floor

Kitchen Floors

The development and refinement of flooring materials has created a vast array of options. Your choice will depend on many things, from ease of maintenance and cleaning to the way the floor looks – plus, of course, budget and cost. We take a look at the pros and cons of some of the most popular types.

Carpet

Which Carpets Are Suitable?

There is nothing quite like the luxurious feel of sinking your bare feet into soft, thick carpet. We take a look at the different types of carpet and their durability.