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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.

 

Find The Right Wooden Flooring For Your Home

Posted by on July 31, 2013 at 7:11 am. Filed under: Uncategorized

Choosing The Right Wooden Flooring

Upgrading the floor of your property with wooden flooring is a brilliant idea. The style, visual appeal, warmth and comfort that these floors offer is simply unbeatable. No matter what, these floors never lose their charm and make a great addition to your home. They are extremely durable, hardwearing and long lasting, offering more value for money. They are also perfect for busy people as they make cleaning and maintenance a breeze. You might be tempted to get your hands on wood flooring, but have you decided on which type will be the right match for your property? If your answer is no, then read on.

The world of wooden flooring is broken mainly into two types; namely solid wood floors and engineered flooring. While both look similar in appearance, functionally, there are a few differences. Discussing these will help you make a better decision on what to choose and what not to choose.

Engineered floors are produced by pressing and gluing few layers of hardwood. Each layer is stacked in a cross grain configuration and bonded together under heat and pressure. Solid wooden floors however, are made from a single piece of hardwood. Due to the cross grain configuration, engineered floors are more tolerant to moisture and not affected by changes in humidity. Thus they can be installed at all levels of a home or property. On the other hand, solid wood floors expand and contract with changes in humidity, making them unsuitable for areas of high moisture, such as the kitchen or bathroom. Engineered floors can be installed floating and glued down and are an appealing option for condominium units. Solid wood floors are not suitable for high rise buildings and are best for people living in single unit homes. Solid wood floors are much thicker when compared to engineered wooden flooring, which allows for more sanding if it becomes marred with use. Engineered flooring does not give much depth for sanding and also shows less tolerance to pet abuse when compared to solid wood floors.

Both these options of wood flooring have their own pros and cons and choosing between them will solely depend on where and how they are used. There are also decisions that you will need to make when it comes to choosing the type of wood and the type of finish. In terms of wood choice, there is a whole range of options, including walnut, oak, Jatoba, Merbau, etc., and the choice is completely yours. The two main finishes for wooden flooring are lacquer and oil. Your choice will depend on the overall look you are going for; if you want a smooth finish you can choose lacquer but for a more textured and natural finish choose oil.

Need Help With Choosing The Right Wooden Flooring?

Turn to Nagle Flooring. We specialise in wooden flooring and stock an extensive range, which means you will be spoilt for choice. Our wealth of knowledge and experience means we can help you choose wooden floors that will suit your decor as well as your budget. If you’re having trouble making your decision, we can send you three small cut out samples of flooring to help you decide. We buy our products in large quantities and at great prices, making our flooring highly affordable. For discount wood flooring visit our special offers page. To find out more contact us at 020 8424 0800, sales@nagleflooring.co.uk

 

Choose The Right Style Of Wooden Flooring With Our Free Samples

Posted by on June 27, 2013 at 6:45 am. Filed under: Uncategorized

Flooring is one of the focal features of a room, and plays a big part in shaping that room’s overall style. If you choose to install wooden flooring in your home, you want to make sure you are choosing the right style of flooring to suit the room you are buying it for. We take this into consideration at Nagle Flooring. We know how important it is to choose the right flooring for your home. That is why we offer up to 3 free samples of wooden flooring.

Start With Wooden Flooring Samples

If your house has rooms with varying interior design, you might want a different style of flooring to complement each room. This is where free wooden flooring samples can help.

You can visit Nagle Flooring’s website and browse our wide range of high quality wooden flooring. Choose from a range of colours and finishes, and pick up to three floor samples that will be delivered to you free of charge.

Samples Free of Charge

With our free samples, you will be able to see which type of floor looks best in your house. Why regret your choice of flooring when you can test beforehand and decide later? Our free samples will make choosing the perfect wooden flooring for your home easy. Our floors are high quality, durable, and easy to maintain.

If you have any questions regarding our samples feel free to contact us, and we will be happy to advise you.

For more information email sales@nagleflooring.co.uk; Telephone: 020 8424 0800

 

Wooden Flooring For Children’s Rooms

Posted by on June 6, 2013 at 7:17 am. Filed under: Solid Wood Flooring

Why Choose Wooden Flooring For Your Children’s Rooms?

Looking after children can leave you with messy floors and carpets. Paints, playdough, crafts, etc., can keep your children entertained and occupied but can ruin your floors and carpets. Fortunately, you don’t have to worry about mess with wooden flooring. It is extremely easy to clean, and you can remove any stain in a snap.

Wooden floors are extremely durable and can withstand all kinds of scuffs. Spills can be easily wiped away. You don’t have to worry about moulds growing because wooden flooring doesn’t harbour dust, allergens or mould. This also makes it a healthy flooring choice for your children’s rooms. When wooden flooring is used, any dents can be sanded away. Wooden floors are good insulators and are a great way for children to have creative, messy fun while also staying safe.

Looking Forward To Installing Wooden Flooring?

If yes, then turn to Nagle Flooring. We are leading suppliers of fine quality wooden flooring that is sourced from top notch manufacturers. Nothing can beat our collections when it comes to their striking appearance, quality and style. They come in a wide range of designs and finishes. Our wooden flooring is made from products that have good sources, so you can rest safe in the knowledge that you will only receive top quality wooden flooring. We have great extensive experience and knowledge in this field and can help you choose something that will best suit your child’s room.

To know more about our wooden flooring contact Nagle Flooring at 020 8424 0800, sales@nagleflooring.co.uk

 

Remodel Your Home With Wood Flooring

Posted by on May 31, 2013 at 7:45 am. Filed under: discount wood flooring,Solid Wood Flooring

Home is where the heart is, and a home with wooden elements is always appealing and cosy. Why not bring some of the charm that wood offers back to your own home?

Wood flooring is a great way of making your living environment a lot more welcoming and timeless. Whether you live in a flat or a house, both can benefit from this simple yet very stylish and tasteful interior design choice.

Wood Floors Are Always A Stylish Choice

If you want to bring a bit of eternal style into your home, wood flooring is what you need. Wood itself brings an aura of comfort, as well as added value for future generations. Wood is the way to go if you want your home to be on trend and comfortable.
Oak is the most popular choice for wood flooring, while other kinds of timber are consistently increasing in popularity due to their own special style and durability.

Create A Comforting And Warm Indoor Environment With Wooden Flooring

Not only does wood look and feel great, but it is also an ideal heat insulator. Furthermore, underfloor heating systems can fit comfortably underneath them and keep your house completely warm throughout the cold seasons.

If you’re unsure which sort of wood flooring you should use for your home, you can order up to three samples in order to gauge their exact visual impact.
Remodel your home today with Nagle Flooring’s collection of solid, engineered and laminate flooring and enjoy the timeless beauty now.

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

 

Overcome Traditional Issues With Wooden Flooring

Posted by on at 7:44 am. Filed under: discount wood flooring,Solid Wood Flooring

A few common issues related with wooden flooring discourage people from choosing them in the first place. The main problems are typically cupping, contortion and crowning. Caused by a combination of material-related and installation factors, these problems can be easily eliminated if you invest in wooden flooring from Nagle Flooring.

Numerous Wooden Flooring Options At Nagle Flooring

Solid wood floors can be sometimes tricky to take care of as they can react to changing temperature and moisture levels in the room. When heat temperature or moisture levels rise, the wood planks consequently expand. However when these levels drop, the solid wood contracts. So for rooms that experience a lot of changes in these conditions, the wooden flooring can experience a lot of stress as it reacts, distorting its overall appearance.

One solution to minimise the impact of this issue is to leave gaps between the walls and the edge of the floors. With the added gaps, the floors can expand without causing great pressure between the planks and consequently will not experience cupping or crowing.

Nagle Flooring also offers a wide range of engineered wood floors which are not as susceptible to humidity and temperatures due to their structure.

No More Issues With Quality Wooden Floors

At Nagle Flooring, all of our floors – solid, engineered and laminate; are durable, stylish in appearance and competitive in price.
We have built up strong networks with leading wooden flooring manufacturers, ensuring we can consistently and confidently supply you with premium quality floors. You won’t have to face disappointment in the standard of the flooring available. We always aims to give you a floor you can be proud of.

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

 

How To Choose The Correct Wood Flooring For Your Room

Posted by on at 7:43 am. Filed under: discount wood flooring,Solid Wood Flooring

It can be difficult to decide which wood flooring to get as there are a variety of designs from multiple providers. Therefore it is best to educate yourself on the different characteristics of wood and which will work well for your needs.

What Wood Flooring Is Best For You?

At Nagle Flooring you can choose from the three main types of popular wood flooring. They are solid, engineered and laminate.

Solid wood flooring offers a warm, authentic and beautiful colour and texture. Furthermore, as it ages it simply adds more character to your interior design. Engineered wood is very similar to solid wood except it is made up of tightly compressed layers of hardwood.

They offer a timeless look and are easy to maintain due to any lacquered or oiled finish applied on the flooring.

Lacquered finishes sit on top of the wood and provide a nice glossy or matt appearance, depending on your personal taste. With a little bit of sweeping and a quick wipe with floor cleaner, your wood flooring can look good as new. However over time it can experience some wear and tear which will result in you needing to sand and re-finish the whole floor if you wish to renew its appearance.

Oiled finishes on the other hand soak into the wood adding some protection and moisture resistance. There is also the option of having coloured oils which will bring more unique style to your wood flooring choice. Oiled floors require more maintenance with periodic oiling; however this can allow you to easily eradicate any scratches or marks on the wood instantly.

Laminate wood flooring is completely manufactured with composite pressed wood. The image of hardwood is then produced on top to give it the wood flooring appearance. This flooring is therefore best suited for those on a budget.

Order Wood Floors For Your Home

Whichever make up of wood flooring you choose, browse our website to see all the design choices available.

If you are really stuck for ideas you can order some free samples; up to 3 small cuts.

For more information or advice on choosing the right flooring for you, please email sales@nagleflooring.co.uk or call 0208 424 0800

 

Easy To Lay Wooden Flooring With Quick Step Flooring

Posted by on May 28, 2013 at 7:19 am. Filed under: Natural Wood Flooring,quick step laminate flooring

If you are thinking about installing or replacing your floor, you should consider turning to Quick Step flooring. They provide easy to lay and high quality wooden flooring.

The Benefits Of Quick Step Flooring

Innovative and focussed on quality, Quick Step flooring is always ahead of the industry. They are one of the top players in the market, bringing a wide range of floors that are swift and easy to install.

Quick Step flooring has a passion for wood, nature, and innovation, which helps them to constantly improve what they do. From being an affordable alternative to wood, they went on to launch the first laminate floor with a v-groove, introduced natural matching structures, and made laminate floors popular in bathrooms. Today Quick Step flooring expands its range with “Livyn” – a comfortable quality floor with the natural look and feel of wood and the practical benefits of a synthetic floor. Quick Step Flooring can offer a wide range of solutions for anyone thinking about laying wooden floors in your home.

Types Of Wooden Flooring

There are two main types of wooden flooring that should be considered when choosing your floor. Solid flooring is made of a single piece of timber and has the most authentic wooden look. Engineered wooden flooring is made of several layers and has the same effect as solid wood. The only difference is that engineered flooring doesn’t have the capacity to expand, and it is often used with under floor heating systems. Order free samples online and compare both types before you decide.

For more information please email sales@nagleflooring.co.uk or call 0208 424 0800

 

Wood Flooring Is A Popular Trend To Add To Your House

Posted by on May 22, 2013 at 7:34 am. Filed under: Solid Wood Flooring

When the time comes to start making refurbishments in your home, one main area where you can make maximum impact at minimal cost is the floor. Wooden flooring has become immensely popular in recent years, almost replacing traditional carpets and rugs.

Nagle Flooring is a leading supplier of quality wood floors and other related accessories to enhance your home’s appearance.

Wooden Flooring To Suit Any Interior Design

Your floor needs to be durable, comfortable and stylish. Wooden flooring is a highly versatile choice as the variations in design can suit different tastes and household requirements. At Nagle Flooring you can choose from hardwood, engineered and laminate floors. Each style can perfectly complement your furniture and room décor. If you are looking for laminate wood flooring, the design choices are seemingly limitless. You can choose from a wide range of textures and finishes; especially from the brand Quick Step.

In many cases, the installation of wooden flooring into a property has resulted in not only increased style but also increased property value. However this is primarily with real wood flooring as they have an ability to remain in great condition for decades when maintained correctly.

Find Quality Wood Floors At Nagle Flooring

Visit the Nagle Flooring website today and choose the perfect wood floors for your property. If you feel spoilt for choice, simply order some free samples and see firsthand what will work best.

When you order wooden flooring through Nagle Flooring, you will be assured of the product’s quality at a price you can afford and an online service that is second to none.

To make an enquiry please call 0208 424 0800

 

Wood Flooring Buying Tips

Posted by on at 7:32 am. Filed under: Natural Wood Flooring

Impress your guests by installing the perfect wooden flooring for your home. When buying wood for your flooring, it is important to choose wisely so you can buy wood that best suits and complements your home.

What To Know When Buying Wood Flooring

There is a dizzying variety of flooring available on the market, yet the range of wood flooring continues to grow because of its numerous benefits. The natural and warm beauty of real wood can go a long way to creating the ambience of a beautiful home.

There are two main types of wood flooring, and it is important to know a little bit about each when buying floors to help you with your choice of flooring. Solid wood flooring is a more traditional option, while engineered flooring is made of manufactured planks of wood and looks very similar to solid flooring. Both types have various finishes from lacquered to oiled which makes your floor durable and easy to maintain. The only difference between solid and engineered flooring is that engineered wooden flooring doesn’t expand and is usually used when installing under floor heating.

Both types of wooden floors come in variety of colours and wood species. You can choose between these depending on your budget, the size of floors and the interior you want to create.

Why Wooden Flooring Is Popular

Wooden flooring is practical, and adds value and warmth to your home. Its timeless beauty lasts for years, and it is a good investment for anyone wanting to enhance the decor of their home.

For more information please email sales@nagleflooring.co.uk or call 0208 424 0800

 

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