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A Guide to Parquet Flooring Patterns

By |2021-02-18T09:33:14+00:00February 18th, 2021|Domestic|

Parquet flooring is known for its unique shaping and elegant appearance, giving your home a luxurious feel that nods to mid-century design. While a herringbone layout has been traditionally used in buildings across Europe over the centuries, natural wood floorboards can be laid in a variety of beautiful parquet flooring patterns, that make for [...]

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Modern Interior Design Ideas For Your Home

By |2021-01-19T15:36:02+00:00September 14th, 2020|Domestic|

As the nights begin to get colder, you might be among the many people thinking about sprucing up their interiors for the winter months ahead. If you’re planning on refreshing your home, you want to be sure the changes you make are as versatile and contemporary as possible.  Here at Quicksand Flooring, we know [...]

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Installing Hardwood Floor in the Kitchen: Pros and Cons

By |2020-07-13T15:50:53+01:00July 13th, 2020|Domestic, Services|

Hardwood floors are timeless additions to any room, instantly injecting character and beauty into a room of any size or type. Unfortunately, though, they can be higher maintenance than their cheaper flooring counterparts like laminate or tile flooring. For rooms that you know get a lot of use, its important to do plenty of [...]

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How To Avoid & Fix Wood Floor Water Damage

By |2020-06-11T12:56:41+01:00June 11th, 2020|Commercial, Domestic, Services|

Water damage is a common problem with those that have hardwood or engineered wood floors around their homes or commercial properties, with wood’s natural fibres easily soaking up water. It’s easily noticeable due to the curving and cupping of the floorboards creating a bowed or raised bumpy appearance. If water damage has gone unnoticed [...]

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Fitting A Solid Wood Floor: Essential Tools & Tips

By |2020-05-22T09:18:29+01:00May 22nd, 2020|Commercial, Domestic, Services|

Solid wood floors offer quintessentially ageless quality, easy care for busy lifestyles and business needs, unrivalled strength and durability, and promote healthier indoor air quality. All this, while being available in a seemingly endless array of styles, grains, patterns and colours to suit your tastes.  Quicksand Flooring always delivers when it comes to quality [...]

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A Hardwood Floor Buying Guide: What To Consider

By |2020-05-01T13:07:27+01:00May 1st, 2020|Commercial, Domestic, Services|

Hardwood flooring creates a sense of luxury, high-end, timeless style, and is quite simply unbeatable when it comes to flooring homes of any size, business premises, or other commercial properties. This type of wood floor is hugely practical for everyday living because of its durability, making it easy for you to mop, sweep and [...]

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Parquet Floor Sanding: How to Sand a Parquet Floor

By |2020-03-24T13:40:34+00:00March 24th, 2020|Commercial, Domestic, Services|

Parquet flooring styles have been around for centuries, dipping in and out of popularity as the times and interior trends change. Where parquet floors were once a staple in any stately home, they’re now more of a rarity. If you move into a new home and find an old parquet floor underneath a shabby [...]

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Professional or DIY Floor Sanding: Which is Best?

By |2020-02-20T14:57:36+00:00February 20th, 2020|Domestic|

Hardwood floors are simply unbeatable when it comes to choosing a type of flooring for your home, business premises, or commercial property. They make a statement and add a sense of extravagance to any room, no matter the size or shape.  Wooden flooring is popular not just for its beauty, but practicality too - [...]

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Types Of Wood Flooring: Solid Or Engineered Wood?

By |2020-02-20T15:58:33+00:00January 27th, 2020|Commercial, Domestic|

Wood flooring instantly adds character and warmth to any room. It can transform a lifeless and sterile environment into a cosy and luxurious place to be. Despite the unwavering popularity of wood flooring, many people still find themselves stuck when it comes to deciding between the types of wood flooring to have [...]

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Preparing For Winter With Simple Home Maintenance

By |2020-02-20T15:56:01+00:00November 8th, 2019|Commercial, Domestic|

                              The days are getting shorter and the nights are drawing in, meaning winter is well and truly on its way. It’s time to say goodbye to the long evenings spent in the garden, and cosy up with mugs of tea [...]

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