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How to Lay Parquet Flooring

Once extremely popular in the homes of the very wealthy, parquet flooring is a classic style of floors that complements almost any style of home decor. It sadly experienced a lull during the 20th century as styles such as laminate, vinyl, and carpet flooring saw a boom in popularity. However, as people are on the lookout for flooring that is unique but will also last a lifetime, parquet flooring is back in style! If you’re thinking of installing parquet floors in your home but don’t know where to begin, this... Read More


How to Lay Laminate Flooring

With a wide range of beautiful styles, laminate flooring is highly durable, much more cost-effective than real wood flooring and easy to install too. The beauty of a DIY installation is that not only will it save you money on fitters fees, but it’ll give you a great sense of pride too as you let everyone know that it was all your own work! Even if you’ve never laid flooring before, laminate is the perfect place to start and learn how. Unlike ceramic tiles, laminate flooring requires no grout, mortar... Read More


Making the Ultimate Dance Floor Hit

In a matter of weeks, clubs will be opening up again in the UK, meaning people will once more be able to enjoy dancing with their friends to their favourite songs on the dancefloor. With the music pumping, the drinks flowing and the laughs neverending, it’s no wonder why so many are eagerly anticipating the return of nightclubs. As experts within the flooring industry, we took it upon ourselves to find out which songs and artists are most popular on the dance floor by analysing every single Spotify playlist that... Read More


How to Clean Wood Floors

Nothing beats the look and feel of a beautiful, well-maintained wooden floor. Whether it’s old flooring or something more modern, the natural look of a wooden floor will add warmth and character to your home. Aesthetically pleasing, hard-wearing and just improves with age, it’s easy to see why it’s such a popular choice. But, it’s important to make sure your wooden floor is cleaned and maintained properly on a regular basis for it to retain its original beauty.  We understand that figuring out the best way to clean wooden floors... Read More


7 Key Benefits of Solid Wood Flooring

  When redesigning your home, you’ll have to consider which flooring suits your renovations best. While each type of flooring we supply at Leader Floors offers its own unique benefits, solid wood flooring is in a league of its own. Solid wood flooring is considered to be the most luxurious choice of flooring, offering an attractive finish and a permanence that other flooring can’t compare with, real wood flooring is a touch of quality and class that you’ll be able to enjoy for years to come. But why is real... Read More


Best Selling Floors of 2018

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 2019 we thought it would be good to take a look back at our top selling floors of 2018 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


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


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


Best 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. Wondering what is the best flooring for the elderly? We’ve put together some advice about flooring that would be best 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... 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