There are a lot of different voices on how to clean and maintain luxury wood effect vinyl flooring, and it is easy to get mixed up in which bit of advice is accurate. We advise the best course of action is always discussing with a supplier on any guidance towards a particular brand. However, as vinyl is that little bit more durable than other flooring, there are specifics that can be divulged in cleaning the floor and what to avoid. Regular Household Products Lowest price Amtico flooring can be cleaned with the usual household cleaning appliance. A regular mop, non-suction ...

If you live in Culpeper, VA and want to thoroughly clean your house, either for the Christmas holidays or for renting or selling it, the best solution is to opt for a team of Culpeper cleaners. Since we are talking about professionals, you can be sure they will get the job done in no time at all, with excellent results. You don’t have to worry about costs since local companies don’t charge you a fortune, and you won’t have to deal with dust and dirt for at least a couple of weeks after the experts’ visit. However, before the team ...

Engineered wood flooring have evolved a lot in the recent decade, which has enabled them to be the preferred choice of most customers due to the ability to use wood in places where solid wood floors would have simply buckled and warped. The first “manufactured” engineered floors were made of a basic blockboard backing or small staves of softwood glued together. Although these were good floors, they did not always withstand the rigours of heavy duty homes. The wear layer was often very thin (between 1 – 2mm) and the boards themselves were usually 10mm – 15mm thick so they ...

Winter is a harsh time for wood flooring. Solid boards can show signs of dryness from central heating by shrinking to allow small gaps appear between boards. However the worst element for wood floors is the wet from rain, slush, snow and damage from grit and salt. Everyone loves the snow and to be honest it does not come around as often as it used to – but this month (Feb) has shown us that the snow is still around for us to play in. Your hardwood floor are not always as lucky – with constant soakings from wet slushy ...

Due to the nature of real wood such as oak it is a living and breathing product. It will expand and contract depending on its environment. A new wood floor looks fantastic but it is always best to ensure it stays looking pristine for years to come. The way to do this is to make sure the preparation for laying the flooring is done correctly, along with a common knowledge of the small issues that can happen with real wood flooring. Solid flooring has a tendency to expand and contract. In summer, when the air is more humid due to ...

We have lived in our MA home for a while now and we need more space! After being in the same house for a good amount of time, items begin to pile up and you might feel like you need a larger space with more storage and floor area. Perhaps you have a new child on the way, or your partner has recently moved in with you. Maybe you’re just sick and tired of living in a cramped home with barely enough space to breathe. Whatever your reason might be, sometimes moving to a new home isn’t a practical option, ...

A change in seasons is always a good time for some alterations around the home (and in the garden) to get your property ready. For example, the weather becomes harsher in winter and you will need to find ways to protect your home and also keep it nice and warm and bright without boosting the bills too much.  As any homeowner will know, the DIY and maintenance jobs never seem to end, but sorting out smaller problems before they become big is crucial if you don’t want to end up spending a fortune. Here are five home improvement ideas this ...