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DIY Wood Flooring – What You Need To Know

Posted by on November 25, 2013 at 2:32 pm. Filed under: engineered wood flooring,Natural Wood Flooring,Oak Flooring,Pergo Flooring,Solid Wood Flooring

Are you looking for high quality, durable and beautiful wood flooring? Then you are in the right place. If you want wood flooring but you’re also looking to save some money, Nagle Flooring offers DIY (Do It Yourself) wooden flooring. This allows you to take a hands-on approach to installing your own wood flooring. Learn the secret of impeccable DIY flooring installation below.

Things You Need To Know About DIY Wood Flooring

In today’s market manufacturers are thinking about the needs of their customers. This has lead to the introduction of easy-to-install DIY wooden floors. It is a much cheaper alternative that will allow you to quickly install the perfect floor for your home with minimal preparation.

Wood flooring from Nagle Flooring is perfect for almost any room, including the bathroom, kitchen, bedroom and areas with heavy foot traffic. What do you need to know prior to installing wooden floors?

To start with, you should have a clean, tidy room with no furniture. The floor should be vacuumed and dry. Then you should make sure that any electrical fixtures are covered, and that you have all the tools you need for the installation.

The boards should be laid lengthways towards a light source. We suggest putting the first board on the left side corner. Make sure that the board is square with the wall and fits comfortably. You will then need to measure and cut the boards accordingly so they fit together.

Quality Wood Flooring From Nagle Flooring

Nagle Flooring are industry experts with over 40 years of experience. Our passion for the craft allows us to present customers with high-quality and easy-to-install wood flooring solutions. Our direct collaboration with leading manufacturers means we can offer excellent quality at competitive prices. Many satisfied customers have successfully installed wooden flooring themselves and found it much easier than they thought.

Are you unsure about what type of flooring will suit your home? When it comes to wooden flooring, the options are endless. The elegance and longevity of wooden flooring is undeniable and can even increase the value of your house. Whether you are looking for flooring for a traditional home or a modern design, you will definitely find something suitable at Nagle Flooring.

For more information please email: sales@nagleflooring.co.uk or call: 020 8424 0800

 

Painting Tips For Your Hardwood Flooring

Posted by on November 19, 2013 at 8:00 am. Filed under: Solid Wood Flooring

House renovations are a great way to breathe new life into your home. Usually homeowners begin with their flooring when renovating their home. Hardwood flooring is a popular choice, but what can you do if you already have this type of flooring installed? Repainting is a great way to refresh the look of your flooring. Follow some of our simple tips for an easy repainting job you can carry out on your wooden floors.

Repainting Hardwood Flooring Made Easy

If you are considering giving your hardwood flooring a new lick of paint, take a look at the simple steps needed to repaint your hardwood floors.

  1. Decide on the colour which will suit your interior best. There are many options available, so having a clear idea will help when it comes to deciding on a colour scheme. You can also create quirky patterns, or let the grain of the hardwood flooring show by applying fewer layers of paint.
  2. Start preparations for the paint. You want to make sure that the surface of the floor is quite rough in order for it to grip the layer of paint. Make sure to carefully clean your flooring and sweep any debris, dust, small particles – anything that can make the paint uneven after you have sanded it. Then add the primer to your flooring that you plan to paint.
  3. This step is similar to the one mentioned above, only this time you need to sand your floors with an even coarser sand paper. Remove any dust with a vacuum cleaner and a damp cloth. However, be careful not to get the fibres of the cloth or mop stuck on the surface.
  4. Paint the floors in thin layers. If you have a solid paint colour, make sure the layers are thin; otherwise it will take longer for the paint to dry.
  5. Apply a layer of topcoat. After the coloured area of the floor has dried, add a sealant or a quality top coat to protect the painted surface.
  6. Allow your hardwood flooring to dry completely. Before you resume any activity, allow your hardwood floors to dry for at least a whole day without anybody stepping on it. Now you have a beautiful painted floor!

Painting your hardwood flooring allows you to update the interior of your home with wonderful results. Alternatively, if you want to go with something completely different, you could have new hardwood flooring installed.

Attractive Hardwood Floors Add Value To Your Home

If you are looking to refurbish your home and increase its value, choose quality hardwood floors. They can be installed in virtually any room of your home. A stylish and durable choice, wooden floors can last for many years with little maintenance. Choose sustainable flooring which allows you to enjoy affordable luxury.

If you would like to find out more about hardwood flooring from Nagle Flooring, please email sales@nagleflooring.co.uk or call 0208 424 0800.

 

Hardwood Flooring Is A Green Flooring Alternative

Posted by on November 11, 2013 at 3:05 pm. Filed under: Solid Wood Flooring

Hardwood flooring is a valuable addition to any home, and a sustainable solution. Providing you with a completely environmentally-friendly option, it is a popular choice for many architects, designers and consumers.

It may seem that hardwood floors are anything but sustainable, as trees are being cut down to produce it. However, wood flooring is produced from trees which are managed in a sustainable manner, and are a renewable source.

Why Choose Eco-Friendly Hardwood Flooring?

If you compare hardwood flooring with floors that are produced from non-renewable materials, there is a clear difference. Other types of floors are produced in factories, which in turn require massive amounts of fuels. Consequently the air is polluted with CO2, as those fossil fuels are burnt to produce energy. Timber flooring, meanwhile, is an eco-friendly material, because it is oriented towards promoting sustainable forestry.

Research shows that trees used for timber flooring are grown at a higher rate than they are cut down, which further proves the sustainability of the wood material. In addition, hardwood flooring production emits less carbon dioxide, and uses less water and energy, making it an attractive choice for many homeowners.

Wooden flooring is also a durable type of flooring which can last through many generations. For this reason, once you have hardwood floors installed, you will not need to replace them often. However, if you do decide to replace your old wooden floors, they will not end up in the landfill. Instead, they will be used as a combustible fuel. Hardwood flooring is often chosen for its features that include longevity, simple maintenance, beauty and style. Environmentally friendly flooring can also provide you with a healthier environment in your home, and is a great choice for people with allergies and asthma.

Get Greener Hardwood Floors From Nagle Flooring

It may seem that wooden floors are expensive, but at Nagle Flooring you will find a wide selection of timber flooring at fantastic, affordable prices. If you are unsure about which type of finish you would prefer for your flooring, unfinished hardwood flooring is available. This allows you to finish your floors in any shade that you like, to suit your interior design.

Nagle Flooring – Your Source For Quality Wooden Floors

If you are looking for an environmentally friendly flooring solution, then choose sustainable floors from Nagle Flooring for your home. Hardwood floors are an ideal choice if you want to add charm and elegance to your home. What’s more, should you decide to move house later, solid wood floors can add value to your home, and help it to sell faster.

Choose sustainable hardwood flooring from Nagle Flooring today. If you would like to find out more about hardwood flooring from Nagle Flooring, contact us by email sales@nagleflooring.co.uk or call 020 8424 0800.

 

What To Bear in Mind When Choosing Wood Flooring

Posted by on September 17, 2013 at 7:05 am. Filed under: Solid Wood Flooring

Wood flooring makes a great addition to any home. It complements a wide range of interiors, whether they are modern or traditional, and can increase the value of your house. Wood flooring is also durable, easy to maintain, and comes in a wide range of shades and patterns. If you are considering purchasing wood flooring, there are a few things you will need to bear in mind to make sure you are choosing the most suitable flooring for your home.

What To Know Before Buying Wood Flooring

  • • Species- every species of solid wood flooring has specific characteristics. The colour of the flooring depends on the part of the tree where the wood has been cut from as well as the species.
  • • Finish- wooden flooring is available in two types: pre finished and with a finish in place. Pre finished floors are already sanded, screened and stained by the manufacturers. However, pre finished flooring can still be recoated in your house to bring out its natural beauty. The term ‘finish in place’ means that flooring will need to be sanded, stained and finished after purchase. This allows for a greater level of customisation than with pre finished wood floors.
  • • Durability and maintenance- with wood flooring, you don’t have to worry about maintenance, as it is durable and easy to clean. Scratching can be easily fixed by sanding, and solid wood floors will retain their charm and warmth for decades.

You will also need to think about where you are going to install your wood flooring. Find out how moisture resistant the floor you are planning on installing is. This will help you to decide whether it will be suitable for your kitchen or bathroom.

Find High Quality Wood Flooring At Nagle Flooring

Nagle Flooring offers a fantastic selection of flooring at great prices, including solid wood flooring, engineered flooring, laminate flooring, and more! Our wood flooring is made from some of the finest materials, and will look gorgeous in any room in your home. Can’t decide what type of floor will compliment your interior? Nagle Flooring offers 3 free samples that will be delivered to your door free of charge.

Looking for wooden flooring on a budget? We provide commercial laminate flooring and quick step flooring at competitive prices! By buying large quantities directly from manufacturers at excellent prices, we are able to pass on discounts to our customers. We have over 40 years of industry experience, and know exactly what to do to get the value and quality you want.

If you would like more information about wood flooring from Nagle Flooring, please email: sales@nagleflooring.co.uk; Telephone: 020 8424 0800

 

Why Not Make Your Solid Wood Flooring A Feature Of Your Home

Posted by on September 16, 2013 at 7:26 am. Filed under: Solid Wood Flooring

Are you planning to give your home a little makeover? If so, we have got some great suggestions for your flooring that is guaranteed to transform your room.

Bring Warmth To Your House With Solid Wood Flooring

Whether you are looking to give your home a full makeover, or simple renew the floors, we have got a great range of wooden floors which will deliver both style and comfort to your home.

Solid wood flooring is a great way to add instant warmth to your home. Naturally beautiful, its grain and colour will add elegance to which ever room to choose to put it in. Classic in style, wood flooring will match will almost any interior design, modern or traditional. It is one of the most versatile flooring types as there are a number of different finishes, colours and types available for a variety of homes.

With a solid wood floor you can make a real difference not only to the design of your room, but the value of your home. 90% of estate agents say that houses with real wood flooring sell for higher prices than those who do not. An asset to your home, wooden flooring can be used to make a real feature in any size room.

Choosing Your Wooden Flooring

Solid wood flooring is extremely durable, elegant and is available in various shades and grain patterns. From the rich style of Oak to the dark grain of American Walnut, there is a wooden flooring to suit your home. So if you want exclusivity, solid wood flooring can bring you exactly that.

One of the main benefits of choosing solid wood flooring over engineered or laminate types is its flexibility. Choose from unfinished, handscraped, lacquered and oiled solid wood flooring for installation around your home. For smaller rooms with less natural light, choose a paler shade of wood such as oak. For large rooms which can handle a statement floor, try a dark American Walnut or Jatoba.

Why Choose Solid Wood Floors From Nagle Flooring

In addition to looking good and being extremely durable, solid wood floors make a great addition to any home. A statement piece, real wood floors can instantly transform your room whatever its size. Lasting for years to come, a wood floor will age beautifully adding value to your house.

At Nagle Flooring we have a great range of flooring options available to you. With our free sample service, you can even request a sample from stunning collection to test out in your home. If you are unsure about what floor would look best in your house, or which type of wood flooring you require, talk to one of our team who will gladly advise you on the best solution for your home.

For more information email sales@nagleflooring.co.uk or call 020 8424 0800.

 

3 Main Types Of Wood Flooring

Posted by on September 13, 2013 at 12:02 pm. Filed under: Solid Wood Flooring

Are you looking for wood flooring for your home? As there are many styles and types of wooden flooring on the market, choosing the perfect floor can be a challenge. For help with making the right solution for any room in your home, we have created a guide to the top 3 types of wood flooring.

Which Type Of Wood Flooring Do You Need For Your Home?

Wooden flooring is popular among homeowners because of its natural and elegant style. Available in various finishes and materials, wood floors can be selected to match almost any interior within your home. However, there is much more to choosing the right wooden flooring, than simply selecting a colour or wood type.

At Nagle Flooring we sell three different types of wooden flooring. All manufactured the highest of standards; each type delivers a stylish and hardwearing wooden floor for any room in your home.

  • Solid wood flooring. Typically each board is made from a single piece of wood which is 15-20mm thick. Available in Oak, Merbau, Walnut and Jatoba, our solid wood flooring is fitted using a tougue-and-groove system. Extremely durable, solid wood floors can be sanded back to restore the finish and remove scratches and dents. This can be done a number of times; depending on how deep the tongue is set. Solid wood floors can be laid in virtually any room with a consistent atmosphere. It is great for hallways and living rooms where you can really show it off.

    Did you know that no one will ever have same solid wood floor to yours? A solid wood floor gives your house a personality and exclusivity, as you won’t find another floor with the same grain anywhere else.

    Solid wood flooring is at the top end of the market, making it more expensive than laminate or engineered. Even though this type of flooring might cost you more, in the long run its durability will pay off.

  • Laminate flooring. Laminate flooring is a compressed fibreboard plank covered with a laminate, photographic image of the chosen wood glued on top. As a result of the way it is manufactured, some laminate wood floors are suitable for kitchens and bathrooms, as they do not swell like solid wood. It is great for living rooms, studies and playrooms.

    Available in a wide variety of imitation natural materials, laminate wooden flooring is cheap, hardwearing and easy to fit.

  • Engineered wood flooring. Engineered flooring is composed of three of four layers of wood which are bonded together. This type of wooden flooring has a 4mm real wood veneer on top, allowing you to gently sand it back and refinished if it becomes scuffed, worn or damaged.

    Stronger than laminate and more stable than solid wood, engineered wooden flooring is a good compromise on quality and price.

Choose Wooden Flooring From Nagle Flooring

At Nagle Flooring we have a great selection of laminate, engineered and solid wood flooring for your home. Available in a number of different finishes unfinished, handscraped and polished. If you would like to find out more about our flooring, email sales@nagleflooring.co.uk or call 020 8424 0800.

 

What Are The Flooring Options For My Kitchen?

Posted by on July 25, 2013 at 7:30 am. Filed under: Solid Wood Flooring

Solid Oak Flooring Vs Engineered Oak Flooring

Solid oak floors are known for the warmth and elegance they bring to the character of your home. However, although the look and feel of solid oak flooring is unbeatable, because of its sensitivity to moisture their use is avoided in certain areas of the home, such as the kitchen and the bathroom. Despite the durability of solid oak, it isn’t capable of coping well in highly humid areas, as it tends to absorb moisture causing it to expand and contract as moisture levels rise and fall, resulting in splitting and cracking. If you are keen on wood flooring and love the natural beauty of oak, then engineered oak flooring provides a more durable and versatile solution. Engineered oak flooring will give you the aesthetically pleasing effect of solid oak flooring whilst offering more durability and increased stability in kitchens and bathrooms. Engineered oak floors are usually produced using a top layer of 4mm-6mm thick solid oak flake laminated onto a thick multi-laminated plywood backing. This can be finished using varnishes and oils to make it to appear exactly as solid oak floors. Cross laminating the plywood improves the structural strength of the floors and greatly minimises the effect of humidity and moisture levels found in kitchens and bathroom. The cross laminated boards offer a great deal of rigidity and prevents the board from moving around, expanding or shrinking. Engineered floors can be installed in the same way as solid oak floors and will offer the same finish and feel to the touch.

Solid Oak Flooring With A Difference

If you decide to choose solid oak flooring for your kitchen, the engineered collections from Nagle Flooring is without a doubt the best solution. We are a leading supplier of wooden floors and all our flooring is crafted to the highest standards using the very best grades available. Our collections are designed to be an incredibly hardwearing, long term solution for your property and will enhance the beauty and increase the value of your home throughout the years. Our flooring comes from several brands such as Boen, Elka, Nature, Quickstep and Tarkett. They are manufactured to the exact standards to ensure they deliver the result you are looking for. Since our flooring in purchased in bulk we are also able to pass on the discounts to our customers, which makes our flooring highly affordable. We pride ourselves on high levels of customer service and satisfaction and can work with you directly to provide you with the best flooring option that will help you achieve the look and finish you want. To find out more about our expert flooring services contact Nagle Flooring at 020 8424 0800, sales@nagleflooring.co.uk

 

What Is The Perfect Wood Flooring Solution?

Posted by on July 2, 2013 at 7:01 am. Filed under: Solid Wood Flooring

Three Main Types Of Wooden Flooring

If you are looking for the best flooring solution for your house, wood flooring is an excellent option. If you want to know more about the types of wooden flooring available, here is a short summary of three of the most popular floor types:

• Solid Wood Flooring. This type of flooring is 100 percent wood, and is a highly durable and stylish flooring solution. Even though solid wood floors are easy to maintain and long lasting, we do not recommended installing it in damp areas such as basements or with under-floor heating systems.

• Engineered Wood Flooring. These floors are made of several wood layers that are stuck together, as opposed to individual planks. Engineered wood flooring is also a durable flooring solution. It is highly versatile as it can be installed in areas where solid wood floors are not suitable. This type of flooring is a cost efficient choice so if you have a limited budget but want good quality, engineered flooring is an excellent option.

• Laminate flooring. The popularity of laminate as a flooring solution has been steadily increasing. Authentically resembling wood flooring, it makes a stylish addition to your home. It costs far less than solid or engineered wood flooring, and suits all budgets. Laminate is long lasting but is not as scratch or damage resistant as solid wood flooring.

Why It Is Worth Having Wooden Flooring

If you are unsure about purchasing wooden flooring for your home, consider the advantages that come with owning this type of flooring:

• Durability- Wooden floors are robust and long lasting. Once you have installed wood flooring, you can relax knowing that this type of flooring won’t need to be replaced or refurbished for many years.

• Easy to maintain- Wooden flooring is much easier to keep clean than carpets or tiling. A few minutes of dry sweeping is usually all wood flooring needs enough to look clean and brand new.

• Stylish- Wooden flooring has an elegant, timeless charm that can enhance the décor of any home. It complements a wide range of interior styles, so whether your house features rustic or contemporary design, wood flooring will look great.

• It enhances the property- Wood flooring can add value to your home, and increase its attractiveness to potential buyers if you decide to sell.

• It is a healthy choice- Having wooden floors in your house is healthier than any other flooring. It is a great option for people with allergies as, unlike carpet, it does not collect dust.

Where To Buy Wood Flooring?

Nagle Flooring is the best place to buy wood flooring. We sell a range of flooring, including solid, engineered or laminate. Our skilled team is always ready to give you advice and to help you find the perfect flooring solution for your home.

Do not hesitate to contact us by email sales@nagleflooring.co.uk or call 0208 424 0800 if you have any questions about our range of wooden flooring.

 

Why Wood Flooring Is A Great Choice For Your Home

Posted by on June 26, 2013 at 7:55 am. Filed under: Solid Wood Flooring

Everyone wants their home to look as stylish and welcoming as possible. A great way to achieve this is to invest in high quality wood flooring. This flooring offers warmth, durability, and excellent value for money.

High Quality Wood Flooring For Your Home

Wood flooring has a timeless charm that can enhance the decor of your home. A variety of styles of flooring are available, such as traditional oak, rustic pine, exotic bamboo, and more. Wooden flooring comes in a range of colours and finishes, so you can find the perfect flooring for your home. It is also easy to clean. Stains that would be difficult to remove on carpet are not an issue with wood flooring, and can be easily wiped off with a damp cloth. It is easy to maintain, and with a little sweeping and vacuuming, you can keep wooden flooring looking good as new.

Wooden Flooring At Competitive Prices

Wood flooring is an excellent flooring option if you or your family members suffer from allergies. It does not collect as much dust as carpets, making it a great choice for a healthy home.

If you are looking to buy wooden flooring, turn to Nagle Flooring. We offer a range of high quality flooring at competitive prices. You can browse our range of wood flooring on our website to find the ideal flooring to make your home look great.

If you would like to know more about our wood flooring, contact us via email sales@nagleflooring.co.uk or give us a call Tel: 020 8424 0800

 

Solid Oak Flooring To Last A Lifetime

Posted by on at 7:53 am. Filed under: Solid Wood Flooring

Installing oak flooring is a great way to add style and elegance to your home. With solid oak flooring, you can enhance your interior aesthetic and create a warm, inviting atmosphere.

Stylish, Durable Solid Oak Flooring

Solid oak flooring is one of the toughest types of flooring. It is durable and difficult to damage. Solid oak flooring is built to last, and with the right care and maintenance it will look as good as new for years to come.

Oak flooring isn’t just for traditional, rustic interior styles – it is also suitable for modern houses and living spaces. This stylish flooring can also add value to your property, making it an excellent investment.

Solid Oak Floors Perfect For Domestic And Commercial Properties

Although solid oak flooring is commonly seen in domestic properties, it can also be found in offices, schools and other public areas, and can make any space look inviting and stylish. All you need to do is decide which grade of solid oak flooring, Natural or Select, will best suit your needs, and whether you would prefer a UV lacquer or oil plank finish. If you want durable, robust flooring for your office or business space, then solid oak flooring is an excellent option.

Nagle Flooring offers high quality oak flooring at competitive prices. Whether you are looking for flooring for your home, office or any other area, we have long lasting floors perfect for domestic and commercial spaces that are great value for money.

For more information about our solid oak flooring contact us via email sales@nagleflooring.co.uk or give us a call Tel: 020 8424 0800

 

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