Flooring Planning

When looking to lay new flooring in your home, you need to consider the best flooring option for the room. Some floor coverings are more suitable than others to be laid within different rooms. So, if you’re looking for a cosy new carpet or some stylish laminate, be sure to read through this flooring planning guide before you get started.

 

Usage

When planning which flooring to purchase, first think of the product suitability. The room usage will help you decide on what flooring you think best suits your room. The amount of footfall is something very important to consider, as some floorings are more hardwearing and durable than others.

For rooms that are wet, such as kitchens and bathrooms, it would be ideal to look at flooring's that are water resistant. A child's bedroom or busy family room may mean you need to look for flooring that is particularly stain resistant.

 

Laminate

Laminate flooring is a cheaper alternative to real wood flooring and much less maintenance! With a huge array of styles and designs, laminate can fit well in any room.

Both hard wearing and durable, it’s perfect for homes that experience lots of life. Particularly good for areas that might have spillages occur quite often. As it can easily be cleaned and mopped up. If damage occurs it is easier to replace planks of laminate flooring compared with replacing a sheet of vinyl and carpet.

 

Engineered Wood

Engineered Wood is crafted from layers of timber board, topped with a real hardwood veneer, making it more stable than hardwood flooring. The veneer can range from 1mm to 5mm thick. Underneath this layer is several thinner layers of wood that are glued together creating a base that adds to its stability.

There are different veneers available to choose from; Oak, Walnut, Beech and Maple. There are also differing finishes such as satin lacquer, matt lacquer and oiled. The natural look and feel ensures this flooring not only makes your room look amazing but gives it that homely feel. You’ll most definitely find an Engineered Wood flooring to suit your home interior and needs.

Most Engineered Wood flooring comes with a manufacturer's warranty, making it a fabulous investment for your home. Some Engineered Wood flooring can give you up to 25 years of wear!

 

LVT

Luxury Vinyl Tiles replicate a variety of flooring's such as wood, ceramic and stone so authentically that you and your guests would struggle to tell them apart by looking at them. These will give your home a luxurious look. Boasting impressive stain and water resistant properties, luxury vinyl tiles are ideal for wet areas such as kitchens and bathrooms.

Hard wearing and super durable, you’d have trouble causing damage to this flooring, perfect for households that experience regular hustle and bustle. However, if a section is damaged, it’s much easier to replace just the damaged tiles creating a seamless finish versus repair or replacement of vinyl and carpet.

Easy to clean and maintain, this flooring is a dream for busy family homes.

 

Vinyl

With such a large array of colours, patterns and designs, you’ll be sure to find a vinyl flooring to truly enhance a room in your home. Working well with underfloor heating, it’s perfect for keeping your feet toasty warm during the winter months. The cushioned effect of this flooring also brings added comfort underfoot.

We offer a broad array of vinyl to accommodate different budgets, rooms and interior taste. Easy to clean and maintain, this flooring is a fabulous solution for homes that see the comings and goings of a busy family life. Many of our vinyl flooring's are slip resistant and water resistant, making them a great option for wet areas of the home, particularly kitchens, bathrooms and utility rooms.

 

Wool Carpet

The soft natural fibres of a Wool carpet acts as an insulator, keeping your energy bills lower by helping to keep your home cosy and warm during the winter and cool during the summer.

Easy to clean, Wool carpets resist dirt making them the perfect selection not only for family households but also for households with pets. Hard wearing and durable, a Wool carpet will be sure to last much longer, ensuring you really get your money’s worth.

 

Polypropylene Carpet

Crafted from synthetic fibres, Polypropylene carpets are affordable and super durable. Clean with a bleach mix if required, Polypropylene carpets are perfect for lively family households, particularly those with children and pets!

For areas of the home that you know are going to endure high levels of footfall, it is best to choose a better quality and heavier pile Polypropylene carpet to minimise signs of wear. With the ability to absorb light without damaging as much as other types of carpet, this carpet type retains its colouring over time.

 
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