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


What Is A Thick Pile Rug?

Thick pile rugs are one of the most luxurious flooring accessories we can think of. What better choice of rug for making your home cosy in an instant? We love thick pile rugs here at Leader Floors, and whether you call them long pile rugs, thick pile rugs or even just shaggy rugs, we’ve put together as much information as possible about what a thick pile rug is, where to place them in your home, and how to clean them. What Is A Thick Pile Rug? The pile of a... 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


3 Reasons Why You Need a Shaggy Rug

Shaggy rugs have quickly become one of the most popular styles of rug to feature in a contemporary styled home. Comfortable and able to instantly create a cosy atmosphere in any room, shaggy rugs have become a design staple for anyone with a wood or wood effect floor no matter the season. First becoming popular in the sixties, shaggy rugs were once viewed as outdated but are now once again popular as a retro furnishing with a fresh and modern new look. Shaggy rugs are known for their thick pile... Read More

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Choosing the Right Rug for Your Home

Before you start browsing our selection of Leader Floors rugs, there are two considerations that you must take into account when making your choice. The aesthetic of a room is highly important, so you need to make sure that your choice of rug fits in well with the theme of your home and the style and design of your furniture so you have a sense of seamless continuation throughout your home. Next, you’ll need to consider the purpose of the rug – is it there for practicality only to provide... Read More

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Turn the Heat Up in Your Home

Why put up with the cold and higher bills when you could insulate your home? here at Leader Floors we know how difficult a task it can seem to manage these things so we’d like to share with you a few suggestions to help you get the most out of any heating you use so you can avoid a nasty shock once the bills come around. Many of these tips are intended to help deal with the winter months but are great help too as we move to and away... Read More

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How to Stop Wooden Floors from Creating too Much Noise

Wooden flooring looks great and boasts outstanding durability, but we all know it can sometimes be unpleasantly noisy. Here are a few tips to help you solve this problem quickly and easily. – Wooden flooring comes with a timeless charm that makes it one of the most popular choices for homeowners across the UK. However, it can be a little hard on the ears, and perhaps even harder for those poor neighbours who live below you. But don’t worry, with these few tips you can enjoy your wood flooring as... Read More