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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?

            • Quick Step Hydro Dark Grey Oak Flooring 183m2 Cameo

              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 Natural Oak Engineered Wood Flooring 0.65 m² Pack  Featuring Chilcomb Porcelain

              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 

            • Marble effect

              With a veined detail, marble has a decorative look and unique pattern that complements homes with a luxe or premium aesthetic.
            • Rustic

              Inspired by heritage homes and farmhouse interiors, rustic flooring has a well-loved, aged appearance that will bring cosy character to any living space.
            • Stone effect

              Replicating the colour and pattern of natural materials, stone-effect flooring is an affordable, low-maintenance alternative to the real thing.
            • Wood effect

              A design staple, wood patterns allow us to reconnect with nature for a soothing effect. Available in many colours and formats, there is timber style for every budget.

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