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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.

 

Choosing between laminate and hardwood floors

Posted by admin on April 15, 2012 at 10:58 am. Filed under: Solid Wood Flooring

Choosing between laminate and solid wood flooring can be tricky. Both types of product have their advantages and disadvantages, and it’s only by weighing these up carefully and deciding what your priorities are that you’ll be able to come to the right decision.

When it comes to aesthetics, hardwood versions, such as oak wood flooring, may have the edge. They have a luxurious and warm feel that is hard to replicate in other materials. That said, the types of laminate product now available are highly sophisticated and they certainly give solid timber a run for its money.

Meanwhile, in practical terms, there are pros and cons for both hardwood and laminate items. Solid wood can be tricky to install and you might have to get the experts in to help you. This can cost you some vital extra pounds. However, once they are laid, these floors can be extremely durable, meaning they are able to stand the test of time.

On the other hand, laminates tend to be easy to put down, but they can be more susceptible to denting and scratching. Also, they are more easily damaged if they are exposed to water.

Price wise, solid wood floor products are usually more expensive than their laminate counterparts. By sourcing your items here at Nagle Flooring you can rest assured you will benefit from superb value, but you might still decide that solid timber is too pricey, meaning laminate is more suitable.

Whatever you opt for, you will have plenty of choice if you peruse our website.

 

Luxury and style with solid wood flooring

Posted by admin on April 10, 2012 at 10:54 am. Filed under: Uncategorized

If you are keen to replace the flooring in your current home, or need to choose materials to lay in a new-build, you might be eager to find products that epitomise luxury and style. After all, your property is a refuge from the trials and tribulations of the world outside, so it’s important that you are able to relax in it and enjoy its feel and appearance.

Also, having gorgeous flooring can help you take pride in your abode. When people come around to visit you for parties, meals or just for a natter, you no doubt want them to be impressed by what they see.

With this in mind, there may be no better option for you than solid wood flooring. Such provisions are the height of style and they can help ensure your rooms look classy and elegant. Also, there is a real warmth and beauty to these creations and they can turn flooring areas into features, rather than just being spaces that get trampled all over.

These days, there are many different timbers for you to choose from. You might opt to go for oak wood flooring. There is something traditional about this material and it can evoke a genuine, homely feel. Meanwhile, another favourite among consumers is walnut. This has a more unusual grain pattern and can be used to create dramatic effects.

Here at Nagle Flooring we’re passionate about providing the very best solid wood floor products around and may well have just what you’re after. To see our full range, simply take a look around our website.

 

Meet your Needs with Solid Wood Flooring

Posted by admin on March 6, 2012 at 11:41 am. Filed under: Natural Wood Flooring

Flooring is one of the most integral aspects of any home’s interior design. Of course, there are many different flooring options available on the market, so deciding which type will best suit the needs of your home and family can often be a somewhat tricky affair.

For instance, if the flooring you choose is not particularly durable, it could end up costing you a considerable amount of money (and effort) to get it replaced. Naturally, re-laying flooring can be quite disruptive, so it will always work out better if you select a flooring solution that has impressive levels of durability. Carpets often fall short in this respect as they can become quite threadbare over time, especially in areas that receive plenty of foot traffic. In addition, carpets can quickly lose their aesthetic appeal once a few irremovable stains take hold.

However, issues of questionable durability and limited aesthetic appeal are no concern for solid wood flooring. Indeed, these robust flooring solutions are made to last as their inherent strength and water resistance ensure they can retain their attractive appearance for a very long time. Certainly solid wood floor solutions do not wear out in the same way as carpets do and any spillages or dirt can be easily removed without any permanent trace being left.

So, next time you need to consider what type of flooring option will best suit your needs, make sure you opt for a solid, engineered or natural wood flooring solution.

 

Commercial Laminate Flooring vs. Solid Wood

Posted by admin on February 13, 2012 at 11:13 am. Filed under: Pergo Flooring

Pergo invented the first laminate flooring back in 1877 and it holds many advantages over having a solid wood floor. The first advantage is one that will affect most people when they come to look at flooring options, and that is the price. Laminate comes in much cheaper than hardwood flooring, namely because it is not a real wood floor. Instead, it is an image printed on wood, and consequently it will never be of the same quality as solid wood. This does not mean that it is significantly inferior, however, and Pergo laminate flooring is some of the best around and is extremely hardwearing.

Another great advantage of having laminate flooring is that most people can install it themselves (or know someone who can!), because it works on a simple click system. Unlike solid wood, there is no need for nails or even glue, as the grooves slot together and hold it firmly in place. This again makes it much cheaper to install, particularly because you won’t need to pay for the services of a professional fitter.

When it comes to maintenance, while solid wood is known for its durability, laminate is also hard wearing. It offers advantages over solid wood, however, because it is scratch resistant and also fade resistant, making it a much better option for anyone with children or pets, and particularly for high traffic areas in the home. Understandably, this also makes it the best option for commercial property, which receives a lot of traffic.

 

Maintaining Your Engineered Wood Flooring

Posted by admin on February 8, 2012 at 4:06 pm. Filed under: Solid Wood Flooring

Engineered wood flooring is chosen for many homes because of its attractive appearance and hard wearing nature. It also comes in much cheaper than a solid wood floor, yet gives you the same benefits and more. Just one of its added advantages is that it copes better with temperature changes and moisture than solid wood, and so does not require the same maintenance to keep its shape. However, this does not mean that you can install it and forget about it, so here are some tips to keeping your floor looking fantastic.

Although engineered wood floors cope much better with water than solid wood, this doesn’t mean that you should leave spills to soak in! Nor should you use copious amounts when mopping your floor. For regular cleaning, sweep or vacuum to keep your floor free of dust and daily grime.

All real wooden floors are at risk of being scratched or dent, but there are ways that you can minimise this. For high traffic areas, consider laying down rugs or mats, and use furniture pads to protect the flooring from the pressure of table or bed legs, and never drag furniture across the floor. Perhaps also have a rule where family members and visitors don’t wear shoes indoors, and be wary if you have small children that may scratch the floor with their toys (or worse – draw on it with markers!). That said, wood flooring is extremely durable, and so it will be able to withstand a fair amount of wear and tear before the effects start to show.

 

How Wood Flooring can Complement a Range of Design Styles

Posted by admin on September 6, 2011 at 2:28 pm. Filed under: Solid Wood Flooring

You may well consider yourself to be house proud, meaning you are eager to ensure your abode looks as good as it possibly can. After all, the feeling of pride you get when visitors come over to spend time in your property can be immense.

Of course, the manner in which you style your residence depends on a range of factors, including your personal tastes. Whatever look you go for, whether it is traditional and homely or contemporary and minimalist, there are plenty of products out there to help you achieve your look.

One of the features that can work superbly in almost any property is solid wood flooring. The superb natural features of this material make it perfect in a range of situations.

For example, its polished appearance is great if you are trying to create clean, modern lines in your residence. It can look fantastic as the setting for your simple furniture and stark lines.

On the other hand, it is also ideal if you are trying to create a more traditional, comforting atmosphere. The warm colours of oak wood floor and other such provisions can help your attempts to produce the perfect ambiance. Also, because the building material has been used throughout the ages, it has a certain historical credibility.

Regardless of the look you are aiming for, you will no doubt want to purchase your solid wood floor at great value prices and that is where we come in. Here at Nagle Flooring we can offer you such products at low prices, meaning you should not have to break the bank in order to achieve the desired effects.

 

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