Oak Flooring

  1. How to Measure your Floor Area

    How to Measure your Floor Area
    Customers buying wood flooring for their home often ask us how to work how much flooring they will need. Working out the area of a floor can seem like a daunting task, but is very straightforward if you follow a few simple guidelines. You will need only basic equipment: a pencil, paper, calculator and a metric tape measure. Wood floors...
  2. Fitting Wood Flooring around a Radiator Pipe

    Fitting Wood Flooring around a Radiator Pipe
    When laying your new wood floor it is the finishing touches that can really make a difference to the overall quality of fit. Here is a very quick guide on how to fit your floorboards around radiator pipes. Step 1:  Carefully measure and mark the position of the pipe.  Step 2: Drill a clearance hole  Step 3: Mark out a...
  3. Floating Solid and Engineered Wood Flooring

    Floating Solid and Engineered Wood Flooring
    Our customers often ask advice about the best way to fit the wood flooring that they have bought from us. The advice we offer can vary depending on the type of flooring purchased and also what the customer is fitting the floor onto (the subfloor). This mini guide offers guidance for floating our own solid and engineered wood floors. The...
  4. Oak Flooring - Guide to Surface Treatments

    Oak Flooring - Guide to Surface Treatments
    Oak Flooring looks beautiful in its natural oiled state, it has a timeless appeal which complements both traditional and contemporary interiors. If you prefer to ring the changes a little, we offer a range of surface treatments which can enhance the appearance of your wood floor. Here is a quick guide to the oak flooring surface treatments we offer. Filling...
  5. Character Oak Flooring Photos

    One of our customers in the South of England has recently sent us some stunning photos of the Character Oak Flooring he purchased from our online shop earlier in the year. The flooring has been installed in a landmark London warehouse conversion, and we're sure you'll agree the photos are indeed beautiful. We have uploaded the images to our Character...
  6. Staining or Fuming - What's the best way to darken oak flooring?

    Oak flooring is naturally light in colour with golden, honey tones. Although oak will mellow and darken a little over time, it takes hundreds of years to develop the rich dark patina of aged oak. If you have existing dark oak furniture or more traditional d├ęcor, you may prefer a dark oak floor to match. There are two ways of...

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