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The furnitureco Blog

Whether you're moving into your new home, up-sizing or down-sizing, or just giving your home a make-over, we have plenty of helpful advice to set you on the right path to domestic bliss.

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Choosing Flooring for the Home

When choosing the flooring for your home it’s important to consider the style and function of the rooms, as well as the house as a whole.

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Underfloor Insulation

Underfloor insulation not only prevents heat from escaping but it also acts as a barrier against moisture entering your home from the damp ground outside. We take a look at the different types and how they work….

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Garages, Sheds And Outbuildings

Got the space to build something in your garden or beside the house? Take a look at our guide to garages and garden buildings.

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Types of Wood Flooring

A guide to the different types of timber used for wood flooring and their characteristics and suitability…

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Flooring Options: Solid Wood or Laminate?

Solid wood or laminate? While the two are superficially similar in appearance they do have distinctly different properties. The biggest difference is, of course, that of cost. We take a look at the benefits of each.

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Home Flooring: Where to Start?

Deciding to lay new flooring is exciting but make sure you don’t leap straight into it. Take your time planning – and think carefully about where to start..

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Rugs and Wooden Flooring

Although a clean expanse of wooden flooring can look great, there are good reasons for considering laying down a few rugs.

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What is Rubberwood Furniture?

If you think that rubberwood is a cheap kind of timber and not very durable, think again. It’s actually a good material for making furniture with…

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Velvet Crush

Satisfy your crush for velvet with bedding, fabrics and a few choice accessories…

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Looking after your garden furniture

Since you’ve invested a fair sum in buying some garden furniture it makes sense to look after it. So here a few tips on keeping your wood, metal or rattan furniture in tip-top condition.

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Flooring for Living Room and Living Areas

While the kitchen is often considered the heart of the home, the living room is usually the social focal point, where people meet, converse and enjoy entertainment together. In some homes, the living room is simply the family room whereas in others, it functions as a formal reception room. Whichever, it is also often the … Read more

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Smaller Homes & Smaller Furniture

In the UK our living spaces are becoming more cramped – so it’s no surprise that sales of smaller size furniture items are on the increase!

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Furnishing a Flat on a Budget

With the cost of housing going through the roof, you may not have much of a budget for furniture. So here are some tips on furnishing your home without spending a fortune.