Sports hall floors are designed to be used. Not only do they sustain a high footfall throughout the week – they also sustain a large amount of force exerted on them as the users jump around and run about. As such, it is normal for sports floors to need to be regularly maintained – and even to need the odd repair now and again. Here you will find a description of the key sports hall floor repairs which sports hall floors often require. read more →
Solid wood flooring is a popular floor choice because of its durability, elegance and feel. Also, solid wood flooring adds character and warmth to your house and if well cared for it can last you for years.
Here’s what you need to know about solid wood flooring;
What is the significance of wood grades?
Wood grade refers to the number of natural marks and knots on the wood. Wood grade helps one access the quality of the wood. As such, the lesser the knots, the higher the quality of the wood.
Five Reasons Why we Love Wood Floors
We’ve all been there. You’ve spent the afternoon cleaning your house from top to bottom and now it’s time for a well-earned rest in front of the fire with a glass of red and your dog curled happily at your feet. You sit down with a yawn and a blissful stretch when, suddenly, that nice glass of red is toppling over. A red stain seeps into your plush, cream carpet. The dog looks up and your heart sinks as you realise your much-loved pet has already left a sheepish trail of muddy paw prints and hair over everything. Your mind is made up. Wood floors are the way to go. read more →
Hardwood floors have numerous advantages compared to carpeting. They can last for a longer time, and they look outstanding with less effort. Well maintained wood floors tend toad value and style to any home. Since wood is also a natural insulator, it helps in keeping your home warm for as long as there are not gaps between the floorboards. read more →
Thinking of replacing your wooden floor with a new floor? Have you considered turning to us for floor repairs?
Imagine you live in a house or flat oozing character. You find it a comfortable home which is in keeping with its age. The windows are immaculate, your furniture is carefully chosen, but you are less than impressed with the state of your floor. It looks past its best and there’s a crack or three. Instead of covering your wooden floor with another floor covering, have you considered the idea of floor repairs or restoration?
A selection of songs for swinging wooden floor installers
Sometimes, our wooden floor installers need a bit of music to get them through the day. More often than not, it is the strains of David Guetta, Clean Bandit, and Ed Sheeran. Though successful, they have yet to a good selection of songs dedicated to wooden floor installers. Or any song with the most tenuous of links to our profession.
Some useful tips on how to take care of your wooden floor
Your wooden floor is a major investment. If you have been the proud owner of a wooden floor for several years, you wood recognise this yourself. Especially if your home has had one since you moved in. Or you may have decided to have a new floor instead of a carpet.
Why we agree with Scott Sidler’s line on wood floors
In the last thirty years, replacing our white goods with the newest model in store or online is de rigeur if we, for example, decided to redecorate our kitchen. This is more to do with aesthetic value – for example, choosing the right fridge to go with the travertine worktop. One problem is, though today’s electrical appliances have fallen in price, their lifespan has fallen, too. An electric cooker could last 30 or more years; a microwave oven, three years. Wood floors could last for centuries, whereas laminate floors barely reach 30 years before replacement.
10% off flooring jobs for senior citizens and military personnel in Suffolk County
If, by chance, you are reading this and happen to live in New York City, you could be in luck. Especially if you’ve served in the US military services or happen to be 65 years old or older. Better still if you live in Suffolk County or Nassau County. First Class Wood Flooring are offering a 10% discount for aged persons and military personnel in this part of the State of New York. read more →
A look at Castle Floors’ timber floors for indoor sports and games
Nothing acts as a better shock absorber for indoor sports better than timber floors. Properly maintained and installed, they can offer many hours of enjoyment in schools, gymnasia, sports clubs, and community centres. We at Castle Floors can help you with sports hall flooring installation, maintenance, and restoration.