Woman sat in a spacious hallway with a stone tiled floor

Types of Flooring for the Home

The choice of flooring for your home is largely dependent on the functional needs of the individual rooms and personal taste. We take a look at some of the most common flooring for homes…

Vinyl floor tiles with a self-adhesive backing

Vinyl Tiles or Vinyl Sheet?

With its durability, comfort underfoot, stain resistance and easy maintenance, it’s not surprising that vinyl is a popular choice for flooring, particularly in the home. We take a look at the differences between vinyl tiles and sheet….

Couple and dog sat on the bare floor of their new home

Flooring for a Newly Built Home

Those lucky enough to buy a newly built home can find themselves with a clean slate when it comes to flooring. What are the best options and what should they consider before they make their choices?

Green painted summerhouse

Flooring for a Summerhouse

When decorating your summerhouse you can really go in any direction you choose and when it comes to flooring there are all sorts of options.

Victorian Hallway Floor Tiles

Flooring: Victorian Style

If you live in a traditional Victorian building then getting the details right is very important. And never more so than where flooring is concerned…

Edwardian Floor Tiles

Flooring: Edwardian Style

Although King Edward VII only reigned for nine years, the style from the period named after him has influenced interior decorating for many decades afterwards and still inspires modern homes today….

Outdoor rug

Eco-Friendly Flooring

Many people nowadays not only want a flooring type that is aesthetically-pleasing and easy to maintain but also sustainable and eco-friendly too.

Checkerboard style tiled floor

Bathroom Floor Options

It used to be the case that most bathroom floors were covered with the same ceramic tile. Nowadays that is considered outmoded. Get more creative with tiles and use two or three sizes in one floor design.

Wooden floor

Freeing up Space With Under Floor Heating

Thinking about under floor heating but not sure if it is worth it? Read on and find out why you should make the investment and find out how it can help both you and your family.


Choosing Floor Coverings

Most people automatically opt for wall to wall carpeting when choosing floor covering for their home. However, there are several alternatives to carpet that very appealing and easy to maintain.

Monochrome mosaic floor tiles

Period Flooring Ideas

Looking to dress your floors in style befitting your properties age, or just fancy embracing a particular era with your interior design? Then read on!

Beige and grey ceramic floor tiles

How to Choose Floor Tiles

Tile offers one of the most durable flooring options. It is especially suitable for high traffic areas, such as entrances and in kitchens and other high activity rooms.

Carpet pile

Carpet Suitability

There is nothing quite like the luxurious feel of sinking your bare feet into soft, thick carpet. We take a look at the different types of carpet and their durability.

Carpet Tiles

Where to Use Carpet Tiles

If you’re looking for a fantastic alternative to traditional carpets, then think about using carpet tiles.

Cork floor tiles

Cork Flooring and Floor Tiles

With the increasing focus on environmental-friendliness more and more people are looking towards natural, renewable materials for their flooring options and Cork is one of the most popular choices…


How to Choose a Rug

When deciding on a rug you need to consider, where it’s going to go, how much foot traffic it will have to cope with and of course what colour and style.

Oak flooring

Oak Flooring

Oak is available in English Oak, French Oak, American Oak and many other varieties – even from China. Most of the English and European Oak is grown sustainably and to us that matters a lot…

Kitchen with dark wood flooring

Kitchen Floors

The pros and cons of the most popular types of kitchen floor coverings…

New laminate flooring in the kitchen/dining area

Floors We Chose for Our New Build Home

When Gloria Bunn and Sam Carr bought their house, it was a completely new experience for them. For the first time ever they were both buying a newly built house – and for the first time they were able to choose brand new flooring….

Carpeted bedroom with a large rug under the bed

Bedroom Flooring

One of the chief ways to influence your bedroom design is through the choice of flooring, as this covers one of the largest surface areas in the room. From carpets to hard flooring we take a look at some of the options for bedroom flooring…