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How to Fit Wood or Laminate Flooring & Underlay – A Detailed Step by Step Guide

Laminate floor boards are a great and simple option for your new flooring because they are easily accessible and can be fitted yourself – only after you have read this article of course. Laminate can also be hard wearing because it has a strong surface. That makes it very scratch resistant and in turn an extremely popular choice. These are some general guidelines to fitting a laminate floor. Always remember to follow the manufacturer’s instructions

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The Different Types of Flooring for Your Home

There are many different types of flooring that can be used around the home and making the right choice for each room can be difficult. In this article we take a look at a range of the most popular types of house flooring available today to help you select the best option for each room. But first let’s take a look at what might influence your final decision.   How to choose the right flooring

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How to Choose A Paint Colour Scheme for Your Bedroom

If you’re wondering how to choose a colour scheme for your bedroom then don’t worry – you’re definitely not alone! Painting a bedroom is no easy task – from moving furniture, preparing surfaces, filling holes, masking up fixtures, protecting carpets, not to mention cleaning up afterwards – so make sure it is worth your while by picking a paint colour you love. This post will help you do just that by running through some of

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How to level a concrete floor

How to level a concrete floor before laying your carpet or laminate

If you’re laying new carpet or laminate and your concrete subfloor surface is uneven, it’s worth taking the time out to level out any of the marks, scuffs or even dips and imperfections. The best product to use for levelling a concrete floor is a Floor levelling compound. That’s because it will help you to achieve a smooth and even surface. It’s fairly easy to do when you use the right tools and equipment. That’s

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How to fit new carpet in your home – step-by-Step

First question: Is it easy to fit carpet yourself? If you take on the challenge to fit carpet yourself for the first time, it’s important you have a full understanding of the tools needed, the tasks required and any potential pitfalls. This article gives a clear overview of the requirements when laying your own carpet. Let’s dive right in. Here’s some other recommended articles that will help you with the planning How to measure carpet

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How to remove & prepare laminate flooring – tips & advice

If you’re thinking of laying  laminate flooring yourself, a bit of planning will go a long way. For example, where do you want it to go – which room(s)? Do you want the room to look wider or longer? Will you have a floating, glued or nailed floor? In this post, we will address the key questions related to planning, removing, buying and fitting your laminate flooring. We also give advice on which laminate underlay you

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How much should underlay actually cost?

If you’re unsure about how much you should be paying for your underlay, then you’re in the right place. In this article, we are giving you both an overview and more detailed insights into how much you should expect to be paying for underlay. That way, you can make a better decision as to which product to purchase. We will address subjects such as Cost per square metre Delivery costs Good Underlay – is it

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