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9 Ways to Insulate Your Home


Winter is the time of the year that everyone is looking forward to making their self more comfortable. As the weather gets cold we all want a cosy and warm atmosphere at home so one of the main goals should be to insulate your home. If you have the availability, take the time and do it for your floors.

How Important Are Skirting Boards for Wood Flooring


We pay a lot of attention to the way our wooden floors look and feel, to the way we maintain them in perfect condition and how often we re-coat the finish for durable protection, how we look after them and how we clean them. In fact, wood floors are an expensive investment and we want to keep it intact for the longest time possible to make this investment pay off. However, we often tend to neglect or forget some of the details related to wood flooring.

How to Keep Your Wooden Floor Clean During The Holiday Season


It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Nope, we are not talking about the white fluffy snow outside, the delicious Christmas dinner, all the presents under the sparkling Christmas tree, or the Christmas carols the radio is bursting. Not this Christmas.

Wooden Floor Sanding Guide


Engineered wood flooring skyrocketed with popularity and the appreciation of people. There is no wonder why this type of flooring gains more and more popularity and becomes the best alternative for more and more households and commercial premises. The reason so many people opt for engineered wood floors nowadays is the safloome reason people get tired of the classic timber floor option – real wood, in the case of solid wood flooring, can be way too sensitive to moisture, humidity, and temperature fluctuations and prone to damages.

Why Wood Floor Sanding Is So Beneficial


You can often hear or read that wood floor sanding is a very important service in the life of a wooden floor and that it should be performed in every building with wooden floors now and then. It is good to know that, however, do you wonder what makes sanding/refinishing that important and vital? Today we are going to explain this and comment on all the benefits and advantages floor sanding comes with, so make sure to stay tuned and continue reading! In case you have ever wondered why wood floor sanding is beneficial, let us tell you – we can leave you with a long list to spend your weekend on. However, this is not the aim and today we are going to comment on the most important, major and life-changing traits that make refinishing one of the best and most popular home improvement services.

Find Out Effective Ways Of Cleaning Your Parquet Flooring


If you own a beautiful parquet floor you are truly a lucky one! To enjoy it for decades, help your flooring look in perfect condition, and guarantee enough protection and preservation of the initial perfect condition, a proper, regular and thorough cleaning and maintenance routine is essential. The good news is that keeping your parquet pattern in top-notch condition does not require too much of elbow grease, energy, money or time. Professional help might be needed now and then but the future of your wooden floor is generally in your own hands.

How Wood Floors Can Save You Money


A lot of recent campaigns put an emphasis on the role the interior design and its aspects play in environmental issues and improved energy efficiency in every home and working/commercial space. As you can conclude, improved energy efficiency is important not just for financial and comfort reasons for the household, but also in the context of taking ecologically-friendly steps and having a conscious attitude towards the world surrounding us. However, when it comes to the comfort of your own home, being able to save energy while still enjoying convenience is very important.

6 Top Tips for Restoring, Protecting, and Maintaining Parquet Flooring


Parquet flooring is a very common choice for many households and commercial spaces and there is no wonder why. Parquet floors are not simply decorative to the extent of being a masterpiece, they are also very functional, durable, solid, long-lasting, hard-wearing. In addition, parquet flooring, being made from natural materials, is also very easy to maintain and keep in good condition.

Restoring Your Parquet Floor - DIY Guide


A parquet floor that is maintained and looked after flawlessly surely will last for generations and many decades. This is some really good news as parquet flooring, no matter the pattern, wood species, finish, colour, texture, never goes out of style and will always be a perfect complement to any interior design and style. So no matter if it comes to the contemporary living room, a farmhouse-style kitchen, or a more elegant bedroom inspired by vintage interiors and influences, a parquet floor is the perfect background to any space and can be the focal point of every room.

Do New Wooden Floors Have to Be Sanded?


You save up money for purchasing a new wooden floor, you do your homework and research all the options you have available when choosing to buy from the most renowned supplier, the floorboards are finally transported and delivered to your home after weeks of waiting and… SHOCK! The installation team is informing you that after fitting the floorboards they need to be sanded too! But how is that even possible? Isn’t it worrying that a complete, brand new wooden floor requires sanding? Isn’t sanding for aged and overly used wooden floors only? What happened to these brand new floorboards in the packages, are they already scratched and damaged? We believe that this is the major anxiety attack of a bunch of people who purchase a new wooden floor for the first time without the guidance and assistance of a professional. They’ve done their research, they’ve spent so much time browsing websites, suppliers, manufacturers, companies, and somewhere within this whole process of decision-making, losing sleep over the final choice, and coveting a beautiful and stylish wood floor, they’ve missed one pretty important detail… The keyword is “an unfinished wood floor”. Yes, it is easy to miss that important detail or simply misunderstood it.



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