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Choosing the best angle to lay your floor

You’ve got your perfect flooring and we know you really just want to get it down and installed, but stop! Don’t just throw caution to the wind and drop it anywhere and at any angle without first reading this. From a technical point of view you can lay the flooring whatever direction you want, but you should really consider the impact that each direction will have on your room. Then decide on what impression you want your flooring to give. As a general rule, mostly concerning real wood and wood-effect... Read More


The Benefits of Engineered Wood Flooring In Commercial Spaces

Choosing the right flooring for your commercial space can be a tricky business. You need something that’s going to look impressive to your clients and customers but that can withstand high amounts of footfall so that all of your staff and clients can get along with their busy schedules without ruining your flooring in the process. Many business want to give the impression that they’re the best of the best with a stylish real wood floor, but the pristine wood floor you fit could soon be showing your business up... Read More


Is Engineered Wood Flooring Good For High Traffic Areas?

If you’re looking for a new wood flooring for your home, you’ll need to consider how much traffic is passing over the flooring as well as the type of traffic. Hallways are likely to suffer from heavy footfall from shoes and scratching from pets, kitchen floors are probably going to have a few chairs scraped over them and more besides! Wood flooring is an exciting prospect – stylish and able to add value to your home, it’s no wonder that it’s such as popular choice for the modern home. But... Read More


Introducing the Eminence & Jive collection

New to Leader Floors, the Eminence and Jive collections are the brand new engineered oak flooring ranges slotting right into the our existing Liberty Floors brand. With four gorgeous colours to choose from, the only trouble you will have is picking your favourite one! The Eminence Collection First up is the elegant and stylish Eminence Natural Matt Laquered Oak, which is the most traditional, offering a sleek lacquered finish with natural detailing which will suit any style of decor. Now we have the Eminence Brandy Matt Lacquered Oak, with a... Read More


Flooring for the Elderly

One of the most important considerations for the homes of elderly people is the flooring. It’s tantamount that their environment is safe in the event of a fall, and the right flooring can ensure that their landing is as safe as possible. We’ve put together some advice about flooring that would be suitable for the elderly to help you furnish them with the safest flooring possible. Carpet Carpets are the most obvious choice of flooring due to their cushioning. Elderly people often suffer with the cold, so a carpet would... Read More


What Size Rug Do I Need?

If you have a room with wood or wood effect flooring, chances are that you’ll be considering buying a rug to add a little more cosy comfort to the room. We’re big fans of rugs in all sorts of rooms from living rooms to bedrooms and even kitchens, but one of the most important considerations when buying a rug is what size rug do I need? Rugs come in all kinds of shapes and sizes to suit you, but aside from knowing the size of the room and what can... Read More


The Best Flooring for Pet Owners

If you’re thinking about getting a pet, we’re sure that you’ve thought through adjustments to your home such as pet doors and where to put their bed, but have you considered which flooring might be best for you and your pets? While pets are a joy in many ways, they can be a bit of a burden on your home thanks to shedding fur, little accidents before they’re properly house trained and trailing in mud from the outdoors. Worried about your flooring yet? We’ve got a few notes on different... Read More


Where To Place A Shaggy Rug

Shaggy rugs are having another moment in the interior design world. Rugs are a simple and effective way of adding dimension and a pop of colour to any room in your home, and are the perfect cure for those that enjoy the look of a solid wood floor but prefer something soft underfoot. Choosing a shaggy rug for your home can have so many benefits, they’re comfortable underneath your feet, can be a great standalone design piece in the room, can act as insulation for both heat and sound and... Read More


Best Selling Floors 2017

We’ve had another great year helping you find the right flooring for your home here at Leader Floors, and while we’re preparing to do just the same in 2018 we thought it would be good to take a look back at our top selling floors of 2017 to help you get a feel for which floors have been a hit with our Leader Floors customers! Knowing that a certain type of flooring is best selling is the biggest recommendation you can get from fellow Leader Floors customers, so as you... Read More


Our Top 7 Hygge Tips for Winter

Did you hear about Hygge? It was pretty impossible to miss the Danish trend when it emerged in full force last year. Before we knew it, everyone was on the design trend that puts feeling cosy at the fore of your home interior experience. Of course Hygge isn’t all about what your home looks like. It’s a feeling of cosiness and contentment that’s directly influenced by the way you set your home up and live your life at home whether you’re in the midst of winter or just enjoying the... Read More