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Useful Guides & Best Practices in Wood Flooring


Important Facts About The Wood Floor Restoration Process


Before you begin reading, it's necessary to say that this is not a guide on how to sand your floor. This article is meant to give you a general idea of the risks and dangers involved, when someone who has never before attempted floor sanding, might encounter. We will also provide you with some insight on how the different stages of floor restoration, in order to allow you to understand how the process works.

Cleaning Wooden Floors While Pregnant


With the hectic and stressful life, we all have to handle a lot of everyday tasks and chores. For most of us cleaning the floor probably is not a number one priority of the day. To be honest – quite often we end up in the situation of quickly vacuuming and mopping the floor.

6 Golden Rules For Sanding


Wood flooring is definitely one of the best flooring choices available on the market. It is often the perfect solution because of many of its beneficial aspects. This natural product is very hygienic and easy to maintain.

How to Maintain Wood Flooring During The Winter


The winter season is here with all its charms and amazing surprises. The change of the weather means a change of the environment of the real wood flooring. This requires some precautions and extra preparation, which also applies to your floor care and maintenance routine.

Blanchon Presented Floor Finishes On A Workshop


The wood reacts differently to the treatment procedures and products, which is why it’s important for our fitters to understand good these processes. In order to improve the knowledge of our staff, FlooringFirst! was part in a workshop organized by Blanchon and Flooring Centre Ltd, dedicated to different staining and finishing products. The focus of the meeting was set on the different ways and techniques of wood colour changing.

What Affects The Price of Engineered Wood Flooring?


Engineered wood is, hands down, one of the most popular wood flooring choices in recent years. Thanks to its sleek and modern look and great functionality that make them wood significantly less prone to moisture and other sorts of damages in comparison with traditional wood flooring types, a great number of home owners and interior designers are showing their preference for the man-made product. There is no doubt why so many people are choosing engineered wood for all areas of their houses (and even commercial premises), bathroom and kitchen including! This type of flooring is, without hesitation, among the most durable, sturdy, hard-wearing and long-lasting wood flooring options on the domestic and international market and it ticks most people’s boxes across the board.

5 Common DIY Floor Fitting Mistakes


Gone are the days, when wood flooring services were a lot of hassle and stress. Todays technological and industry improvement allows us to have our wooden floors well-maintained and looking and feeling amazing anytime, all the time. A couple of simple treatments and services are more than enough to care for your wooden floor and restore it to be as good as new.

Hardwood Flooring In The Living Room - Is It A Good Choice?


So what is the purpose of the living room in the house? It is the centre of the social activities in any home, the place where people gather to spend some time together. It is also the room where we invite our guests in order to provide them with a pleasant and comfortable experience during their visit. Obviously, this is an area of immense importance because it shows the face of our homes, the image we present to the world.

What To Complete First - The Floors Or Walls


Do you feel inspired and motivated for some home improvement projects? If the urge to make a change we highly encourage you to put all your energy and time into initiating and conducting such a great project. Do not be afraid to follow some big plans and have some big and bold goals. Be sure to prioritise, but do not be afraid to go for some complete makeover of all the boring wall colours or by getting rid of the old, dusty carpet.

Which Is The Best Season To Fit A Wood Flooring


You want to start planning a fitting of a new wooden floor, but you are not sure whether or not the season is appropriate for undertaking such a project? Well, we are about to answer your questions thoroughly today and make sure you are not tossing and turning in your sleep anymore! Be sure to stay tuned, if you are interested in starting a wood floor installation project or you have one already planned ahead, but you are afraid that spring showers, summer’s heat, autumn’s weather or winter’s cold and ice can seriously affect your plans. Generally, when speaking of a home improvement project such as laying a brand-new floor, you need to be aware of the fact that it is not an overnight service, but a whole process that needs planning. To be patient and take some time to do your research and management without rushing things out is the best recommendation we can provide you with.



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