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Within any workplace around the country, slips, trips and falls are alarmingly common. Whether it be within a nursery or school, offices, retail or medical facility, the number of these falls can be decreased by use of correct and practical safety flooring, but what is......

Moisture climbing through your concrete flooring is a common problem which, if left untreated, can result in issues such as a failing floor or replacement work being required. Luckily, this issue is preventable by damp-proofing your flooring and today we are here to give you......

Are you re-modelling your garden, moving to a new home or simply fancying a subtle change? Artificial grass has always had its fair share of negative comments, but are you aware of just how much it could benefit your home and you as the homeowner?......

When choosing a new type of flooring to lay within a commercial property, we typically decide on our final choice based upon the quality and the cost of the materials. This month, we have created a simple guide on what end of the budget scale......

Ensuring on-going and reliable health and safety factors within your premises is an extremely necessary quality to withhold. Flooring options throughout the main pathways of a building are always strongly considered but it often leaves behind the thought and planning that goes into reinforcing the......

Whether you are a small boutique store or part of a large chain, you will want your retail business to stand out from the crowd. A sleek looking store and strong brand image will help entice customers to enter your shop.  The right floor choice......

When it comes to office flooring solutions the choice can be overwhelming.  Deciding how to cover the floor is a significant decision, not least because you want to ensure you give visitors a great first impression of your company by making your office space welcoming, you......

Perhaps now, more than ever, we are all aware of the importance of clinical hygiene and the rate at which germs and viruses can spread within our hospitals and NHS facilities. There are many protocols and steps that we can take to maintain hygiene and......

An entrance mat contributes to that all-important first impression that your building offers to visitors, but its purpose isn’t just to create a tidy look. It also has many important practical uses. With a variety of materials and functions to choose from, there are many......

Like our National Health Service (NHS), flooring laid in a clinical facility needs to be hard-working, resilient, safe and hygienic, as well as fitting to the environment (and there are often many within a hospital setting) that it is serving – a bright, attractive theme......

The fact is, floors are not indestructible and they won’t last forever. Steps and measures can be taken to prolong the life of your flooring, but eventually, it will need replacing. To save you time and money, we explain the tell-tale signs which will let......

Cap and Cove flooring is the perfect safety flooring system for spaces where health and safety are primary concerns. It’s an approach that enhances the hygienic properties of safety flooring, is highly durable, allows for easy cleaning, and can be tailored to match your existing......

Loose lay vinyl flooring is one of the hottest flooring products on the market right now. It has many advantages over other types of flooring including durability, ease of maintenance, and low cost of installation. Vinyl flooring’s versatility means it’s perfect for both residential and......

Choosing the right commercial kitchen flooring is a vital part of the health and safety measures to keep your employees and customers safe. As you know, the flooring in commercial kitchens is subjected to severe punishment on a daily basis, from hot oil splatters and......

LVT, or Luxury Vinyl Tiling, is designed to replicate traditional surface flooring materials such as stone or wood, yet provide many more practical benefits. LVT is a relatively new product which is currently one of the fastest growing product lines within the flooring market. LVT......

Choosing the right flooring will make a tremendous impact on the look and feel of your office. The ideal flooring for your office should not only enhance your office’s design, but also its functionality and comfort. Key considerations when choosing office flooring Different office locations......

In this latest installment of our flooring series we explore the big question of what type of flooring is right for homes. It’s a big question… With a seemingly endless variety of options on the market, individual taste and style, and a plethora of different......

When looking for a hotel for the night the flooring may not be the first thing people think about, but it will be if it’s the wrong type or is dirty and worn. Whether people are travelling for business or pleasure, a good night’s sleep......

When it comes to choosing a new carpet, the choice of designs and colours alone is almost enough to make some want to close their eyes and pick one at random – or pass on that responsibility to someone with more of an eye for......

If you have never heard of carpet underlay, we would wager a bet that you have never had a new carpet installed. Trust us, you wouldn’t be the first and we’re positive you won’t be the last either. After all, why would you if you......

When you are looking for a contractor your main concern is finding someone who can do a good job, in the time that you need them to, and within your budget. It can be a time-consuming process, looking for potentially suitable tradespeople, getting quotes, answering......

It’s that time of year when things start to feel festive and the Christmas party season is gearing up to its full swing. You may be planning your own company Christmas party or you may have a number of invitations from clients, suppliers, partners, and......

Are you in the process of renovating or considering changing things up a little at home but not quite sure how far you can push the flooring boundaries? Has flooring, as well as trends, changed so you’re not sure what is quirky and what just......

We may still be getting lots of warmth during the day, but the truth is that the hot summer is over – evidenced by the cooler temperatures and rain of late. But while we can still enjoy those last warm rays of sunshine, it is......

You may have heard of them as ‘stair edgings’ as well. But what exactly are they and do you actually need them? We explore this in more depth this month to help you decide… What are they? Stair nosings are the reinforced edges of each......

Most of us love a bit of summer warmth, even if we aren’t quite used to having so much of it or for such a long spell. But our flooring may not love it quite as much as we do, as the heat can warp,......

The summer is finally here and all you want to do is sit outside in the garden or on the balcony and soak up the sunshine after months and months of bitter cold and rain. We are all for that as well, but we also......

Have you just had a new vinyl wood plank floor installed? Perhaps you’ve just moved into a new place which already has vinyl wood plank flooring and you’re not sure how to look after it.  Either way, we bet you can’t get enough of drinking......

If you are a business owner then you have a duty of care and responsibility towards all those using your space – staff and visitors alike – to provide a safe environment. This includes getting your flooring materials right to reduce the risk of slips,......

Vinyl flooring is far from new. In fact, it has been around since the 1950s but it has been gaining in popularity ever since and has become one of the most common choices of flooring material in the UK in the form of luxury vinyl......

When laying new flooring, perhaps the most important element of the job is making sure that the subfloor is clean and dry before you even think about getting started with the addition of new flooring materials. While there are certain requirements for some materials –......

Gone are the days when carpets and carpet tiles were only available in drab, dreary colours and had a thin threadbare look and feel about them. If you still think of carpets and carpet tiles in this way, then read on! Our aim this month......

With the plethora of flooring options on the market it can be difficult sometimes to narrow down the choices and make a decision. It gets even more complicated when you are considering flooring types and styles for commercial spaces – the number of options, not......

If you are looking to update or install new flooring for a retail space there are a number of things to consider before deciding on the right flooring materials to use. Here is a handy guide to what they are and the most suitable types......

Summer isn’t over just yet and with the sun shining and barbeque weather still with us the last thing you want to think about is winter. But spend a little bit of time now preparing for the winter season and it will save you a......