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Why are water based lacquers becoming so popular

Posted on: July 27, 2015 at 5:30 pm Why are water based lacquers becoming so popular? Before water-based lacquers, all lacquers where solvent based. The main advantages of wa  er-based lacquers are: low VOC’s (“Volatile Organic Compounds”) and CMR’s (“Carcinogenic Mutagenic or Toxic to Reproduction”), environmentally friendly, they are safer and they meet KCMA and AWI specifications. Dangers… Continue Reading

National Self Build & Renovation Show

Posted on: June 30, 2015 at 1:41 pm Our First Show at the National Self Build & Renovation Centre – The Big Home Improvement Show The 13th and 14th of June at the NSB&R was The Big Home Improvement Show, and we were glad to attend as it is our first big show since… Continue Reading

Increasing Popularity of Distressed Flooring

Posted on: April 29, 2015 at 5:08 pm Distressed parquet and wooden floors are as popular as ever and seems to get more popular every week. What is noticeable is that everyone now has distressed flooring in their ranges. This surely means that distressed flooring is no longer a mere trend, but is seen as an excellent way… Continue Reading

Natural Oiled Oak Flooring, North Ealing W3

Posted on: January 9, 2015 at 5:04 pm A new Oak floor being laid in North Ealing, West London. This large semi-detached still retained its original interior features such as the bay window frames, skirting boards and fireplace. Natural Oiled Oak Flooring looks really good with the original interior features.

Abingdon Oxfordshire

Posted on: December 11, 2014 at 3:00 pm Picture detailing the start of a floor installation in Abingdon Oxfordshire.

White Washed Oak floor installation in Ealing, W5

Posted on: December 11, 2014 at 2:58 pm White Washed Oak flooring being installed in a clients house in Ealing, West London. This floor is 21 mm thick and the boards are 180 mm wide. This flooring was installed throughout the ground floor of the house. This was a character grade floor, supplied and installed by 3… Continue Reading

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Engineered Oak in Shepherds Bush London, W14

Posted on: December 11, 2014 at 2:53 pm We were approached by a returning client who wanted the “Scandi” look that they had picked up from interior design magazines. They chose Silver Dusk Oak, one of our most popular products to date. The client chose our special “3 Oak” construction engineered boards. These boards are 210 mm… Continue Reading

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Fitting Engineered Herringbone Parquet Flooring

Posted on: October 10, 2014 at 5:02 pm This a good example of Engineered Oak Parquet Flooring and the process of laying it. The Client opted for a Character grade floor with a Natural finish and Matt oil. These blocks are 70 mm wide and 350 mm long with a total thickness of 21mm. The top layer… Continue Reading

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Fitting Natural Washed Engineered Flooring in Richmond

Posted on: October 10, 2014 at 4:59 pm The new oak floor being laid is a “Natural Washed” finish on our 220 mm wide engineered wood flooring. This kind of floor is available in lots of width boards, from 180 mm to 300 mm. The existing pine floorboards provided a solid sub-floor and was also very… Continue Reading

Installation of Parquet Oak Flooring in Marylebone

Posted on: October 6, 2014 at 2:13 pm These pictures show the installation of a herringbone Oak parquet flooring in a basement flat in Marylebone. Before the Oak parquet flooring could be laid it was vital to make the existing concrete floor was absolutely level. We used a self levelling compound to ensure this. Once the self… Continue Reading

Notting Hill Herringbone Parquet flooring

Posted on: October 1, 2014 at 4:18 pm The clients requirements for Parquet flooring were very specific in this case, we had to have the parquet batons and Wenge border custom made to his specifications. The normal thickness that is usually made would have been to thick to match the existing floor. The batons were glued… Continue Reading

Earls Court, London, Chevron Parquet

Posted on: October 1, 2014 at 8:24 am We are currently installing a new Chevron Parquet floor in SW5, the flat is being fully re-furbished so something special for the floor was a must. Our client chose a Chevron Parquet floor made of large, Engineered Oak blocks. Each block is 21mm thick, 100mm wide and 700mm… Continue Reading

Light Wood Flooring

Light Wood Flooring Straicase Cladding in London

Posted on: August 1, 2014 at 6:14 pm These clients wanted new flooring throughout the house, ground floor, first floor and in the new loft conversion. All floors would be the same colour, Brushed Washed Oak. This light wood flooring looks fantastic and is very hard wearing. It would have looked strange for the staircases not to… Continue Reading

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South Kensington, Chevron Parquet

Posted on: July 18, 2014 at 5:42 pm These photos detail the installation of an Engineered Chevron Parquet floor in Kensington. This was a distressed chevron parquet in a finish called Smoky Joe. In this case each parquet block was 14 mm thick. The floor was installed in all the living areas of the flat including… Continue Reading

Why Distressed Wood Floor

Posted on: January 30, 2014 at 4:06 pm Having your wood floor distressed is becoming more and more popular even fashionable as we have found out with supplying wood floors to fashion shops such as Diesel and John Varvatos. Our modern techniques can make a new floors appearance have an… Continue Reading