0800 169 2383

Royals endorse DIY on TV

Prince William and Prince Harry recently got involved in a BBC DIY programme by rolling up their sleeves and pitching in with a special cause.

It’s possible that their contribution to DIY SOS, which is presented by TV personality (more…)

Top tips for cleaning vinyl flooring in Liverpool

If you are looking for a flooring solution that will enable you to give your home a stylish look on a budget, then you can do (more…)

Could The Apprentice boost British DIY?

The Apprentice is a television programme that delights and enrages viewers, and it’s been revealed that this series will feature a DIY challenge.

Being a contestant on The Apprentice is always (more…)

Buying woodblock flooring in North Wales

The people of North Wales are known for being house-proud individuals who favour high quality natural materials, which is no doubt why woodblock flooring from Liverpool specialists is so popular here.

If you are thinking about sprucing up the flooring in your home, and you do not already have woodblock flooring in place, you should definitely consider purchasing it so that you can impress your friends and family with your good taste, and ensure that your home is attractive to any future buyers should you decide to sell up.

What is woodblock flooring?

Woodblock, sometimes known as parquet flooring, is a type of floor cover that has been popular for the past 300 years, and which can be found in some of the most glamorous stately homes in North Wales, and across Europe.

It is a type of flooring that is made up of complex patterns made by connecting blocks of wood in various shades. It is the kind of flooring that you find in fine châteaux, and which is created by the finest flooring artisans in the world.


Because woodblock flooring is installed by gluing down various wooden tiles, it has a very distinctive look that is very difficult to replicate in other mediums. The fact that it is made up of many tiles also means that it is possible to create your own bespoke look, which you will not find in other homes in North Wales.

Easy to install

The fact that parquet flooring is made up from lots of individual blocks also means that it is very easy to install by gluing own one tile at a time, which means woodblock flooring exerts in Liverpool can install your flooring for you very quickly, so that your home is not in disturbed for too long.

Low maintenance

Another benefit of woodblock is that it is a quite thin kind of flooring and this means that it does not require a lot of sanding over the years.

Because it is made from high quality wood, it means that it is not easily scratched, scraped or damaged, and the fact that it is made up of individual blocks means that any damaged pieces may be able to be swapped out without you having to replace the whole floor, so all in all, it is a fairly low maintenance choice.

What’s the best low maintenance kitchen flooring in the Wirral?

People in the Wirral area are justifiably proud of living there, and like to keep their homes spick and span. It stands to reason that they want flooring solutions that are quick to install and easy to (more…)

Grown in Britain Week gets off to a flyer

The release of impressive figures for the production of Scottish timber has delivered a really positive start for Grown in Britain Week.

It was reported that a record amount of Scottish wood was made during (more…)

Tanzania takes control over sustainable forestry

Local communities in the east African country of Tanzania have been given stewardship over their own forestry as part of (more…)

The qualities to should look for in high quality laminate flooring

The county of Cheshire is home to some of the most luxurious homes in the country. Not only is it the location of grand stately homes like Addlington Hall and Bramall Hall, but it is also home to some of the (more…)

The differences between hardwood and softwood

The people of The Wirral are known for having great style, and this certainly carries over into the home, which is why it is so common to see wooden flooring in the homes of Wirral folk. Adding a wooden floor to your home is a sure-fire way to (more…)

Kingfisher considers opening extra Screwfix outlets

In a sign that the British appetite for DIY may be on the up, Kingfisher has announced that it might open 200 additional Screwfix stores within the UK.

Kingfisher is the owner of (more…)