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 reclaimed wooden floors add character, and an environmentally friendly alternative to fresh timber
If you’re a household wishing to change your floor, there are several things which spring to mind. One may be the price. Another factor, how your floor could fit in with the home itself. You might begrudge the use of laminate flooring or feel that some wooden floors may be incongruous. If you live in an older property for example, consider reclaimed wooden floors as a possibility.
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 →
Why parquet flooring is just as good in 2017 as it was in 1817
Parquet flooring is timeless. Whether fitted in a mock-Tudor home or a state-of-the-art sports centre, it always makes its presence known. It goes just as well with a Billy bookcase as much as a Chippendale chair, or a 1950s G Plan unit. In public buildings, the Belle of the Ball could be the parquet floor of the village hall.
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.
A brief look at how the engineered wood floor works
As well as parquet floors, there is one other flooring type which is noted for durability. That of the engineered wood floor. It is one of the most popular kinds of wooden flooring around the world. Like a wood veneer floor, and laminate flooring, it has at least one layer on top of another one.