When choosing new flooring, you want something appealing to the eye, easy to maintain, and durable. Both vinyl and linoleum are two types of resilient flooring that tick all three boxes. While many think linoleum is old school - since it’s been around for almost two centuries! - it has made a resurgence. While many people believe vinyl and linoleum are the same, there are significant differences between the two.
Your kitchen is the one room in your home where everyone wants to gather. It is the hearth of your home and sees lots of foot traffic. Your kitchen floor reflects your lifestyle. But, the kitchen floor should not be your biggest worry in the grand scheme of things.
The master bedroom should be relaxing and reflect who you are. You spend all night in your bedroom and even some of your day. It should be cosy and inviting. Flooring helps set the ambience in a room, making it your sanctuary. Here we will look at the seven most popular flooring options and decide which is the easiest flooring to put down in a bedroom.
Once you have decided to redo the flooring in a room, you have the daunting task of choosing what flooring you want and a pattern you love. Deciding the type of flooring is easy, but what about all those design choices? How do you choose just one?
Dining rooms. A place for family and friends to share a meal and deepen the ties that bind – or argue incessantly. Either way, it's one of the most essential rooms in the house where parents have a captive audience in their children and ban tech devices for a short while.
Parquetry is a style of flooring created by arranging planks or tiles of wood in decorative geometric patterns. Seen in homes, public places and featured heavily in trend-setting home decor publications, parquetry has been the world’s most popular flooring design for a long time and dates back to the 16th century.
The last couple of years have been really tough for everyone. The pandemic has really changed our outlook on many things - our families, our friendships, our work and reassess what is important in our lives. It has also given us the opportunity to take time to restructure what we do and how we do it - things like dealing with our personal relationships and even our mental health.
When selecting bathroom flooring these days the choice available is no longer just tiles or laminate. There is now a vast array of superior performance engineered vinyl flooring that gives you the look you want whilst being water resistant and durable. There’s nothing worse than putting in a wonderful floor only to replace it shortly after because of water damage.
The UK has seen an unprecedented price increase in goods especially flooring that is predominantly made in the Far East. At One Step Beyond Flooring we have been importing flooring for over 20 years and have never seen increases in prices on this scale.