Balancing Durability and Affordability Underfoot: A Flooring Blog

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Balancing Durability and Affordability Underfoot: A Flooring Blog

Flooring is one of the most important elements of a house. It can create a cozy and inviting feeling, a sense of sophistication, or a funky, industrial vibe. Quality flooring can add to the value of a home, while inexpensive, damaged and outdated flooring can hurt a home's value. If you feel as passionate about flooring as I do, I hope that you take some time to explore my blog. My name is Henry, and as a lover of all things DIY, I have put in a lot of flooring. From carpet, to vinyl, to hardwood, I have played with almost all of them, and I am here to explain the merits of different types of flooring, while also providing installation tips and more. Enjoy reading!


Two tips for those who are planning to refinish their timber floors

29 March 2019
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If you are planning to refinish your timber flooring, here are a few tips that you should keep in mind. Buy some safety gear The process of refinishing wooden floors can be surprisingly hazardous. As such, you will need to buy some safety gear to avoid being hurt whilst you carry out this task. For example, it is usually far more efficient to use an electric sander for this process rather than sanding the floors by hand. Read More …

What Do You Need to Know about Timber Decking Stains and Oils?

2 November 2018
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Outdoor timber decking is a great addition to your home. You can build a deck right next to your house so that you have additional space for recreation and spending time outdoors. Certainly, timber decks are a better choice compared to traditional concrete patios. They are less bulky and are easier to build. Timber also has an unmatched natural look that enhances the aesthetic merit of your outdoor space. However, you must be wary of the weathering elements that will damage your timber decking. Read More …

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Wall Tiles

25 July 2018
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One of the most essential but often underrated aspects of interior decor is the wall tiles. Wall tiles give the designer or owner a lot of freedom to determine aesthetic elements of the house right from the design phase. If you are stranded or spoilt for choice of wall tiles it may be necessary to prioritise the favourite ones. The following is a guide on the essential considerations for choosing and applying wall tiles. Read More …

When Choosing New Carpeting, Don’t Make Your Decision Based on Price Alone!

26 April 2017
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New carpeting for a home can be very expensive, but you don't want to make your decision about the carpeting you choose based on installation price alone. Cheap carpeting may actually cost you more in the long run, if you consider the cost of constant cleaning and then eventual replacement for low quality carpeting versus a higher-quality option. Note a few tips for choosing the best carpeting for your home, beyond the price tag. Read More …

The Pros and Cons of Various Flooring Tile Options

26 September 2016
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Choosing the right flooring tile is very important when you're renovating or redecorating your home as you need a tile that looks great but which will also stand up to foot traffic, cleaning solutions, spilled food and general wear and tear. Since flooring tile is a big investment financially, as well as in the time it takes to install it, you need to carefully compare all your options. Note a few pros and cons of various flooring tile materials so you can better determine the right type for your space. Read More …