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            Flooring Buying Guide

            Covering the features and benefits of our most popular products, this flooring buying guide can help you choose the right floors when refreshing a room in any area of the home. It offers a quick comparison of the different materials to achieve the best fit for your lifestyle. There are also flooring recommendations for those looking to minimise maintenance or working to a small budget. The various designs and styles are also explained in detail within this joinery buying guide, so you can narrow down the search for floorboards that fits your personal taste. 

            What should I look for when buying flooring?

            For many homeowners, durability, maintenance, and value for money are key factors when buying flooring for any room of the home. We also recommend paying particular attention to the look you choose, as floors are often a common feature that span changing decors and trends.
            • Oake and Gray Espresso Oak XL Luxury Rigid Vinyl Flooring with Integrated Underlay 1.7m² Pack in a Bathroom

              What is the lowest maintenance flooring?

              Maintenance varies depending on the room. Wipe-clean flooring is great in a kitchen prone to spills, while waterproof styles work best in damp rooms.
            • Howdens Herringbone Warm Oak Laminate Flooring 1.238 m² Pack Featuring Chelford Slate Grey

              What flooring is the best value for money?

              Laminate floors offer the best value for money for small budgets, while vinyl is great value in terms of durability and maintenance.

            Materials made simple

            Finesse the format

            • Chevron

              Instantly eye catching, the angled design of chevron creates variation in tone and grain, for a crafted look that draws the eye. 
            • Herringbone

              This flooring can be fitted in multiple patterns, including a classic chevron shape. It can also recreate the look of classic parquet for less.
            • Plank

              Fitted in a linear format, plank flooring is the most common format making it a long-term investment for a floor that transcends trends when changing decor.
            • Tile

              Easier to fit than ceramic tiles, tile flooring can be laid without grout, which means easier cleaning and less maintenance over time.

            Floor styles sussed 

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