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Engineered Blacknut Flooring – flooring that feels like home!

Blacknut flooring is part of the walnut family, it is a hardwood that contains character and depth.  It’s distinctive knots and exuberant tones add variation and individuality.  The shades within the floor range from beige blonde, chocolatey brown, golden cream and a touch of flame red.  It features a swirling grain that creates a real wow factor once installed.  This is the perfect floor for a domestic or commercial location. Engineered blacknut flooring is really easy to look after and care for.  Taking simple steps to prevent damage to any type of wood flooring is essential, for example, removing wet or dirty outdoor […]

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Spring Special Offers on Wood Flooring

Although it may not feel like it outside, we have now officially entered into Spring.  To celebrate, we have some spectacular flooring deals on some of our high-quality strip, parquet and vinyl flooring. Our special offers above include our strip engineered wood flooring and the list below has some incredible end of line solid and engineered parquet wood flooring job lots.  Have a look and see what catches your eye! Solid 672m2 – Oak solid blocks 20mm x 70mm x 228mm natural grade @ £32/m2 413m2 – Oak solid blocks 20mm x 70mm x 254 natural grade @ £32/m2 83m2 – Oak solid […]

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Merry Christmas To All Our Customers and Friends

    The entire team at McKay Flooring Ltd would like to wish all our customers and suppliers seasonal greetings and wish everybody a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Today we’re closing our doors at 4pm and reopening on Wednesday 4th January 2017 – 9am to 4pm.

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Junckers Champion at New Bilston Primary

The new design and build Bilston Primary School in Midlothian has been successfully completed.  The new single-story, 8 classroom primary school and nursery has replaced the old Roslin Primary School and can accommodate up to 200 pupils.  Other facilities within the school include a sports pitch with flood lighting, multi-use games area and car parking facilities.  The main feature of each classroom is the large panels of glass that open out onto the playground; Midlothian Council put this into place to encourage outdoor play and learning.  A pitched roof has also been installed and vertically dropped across a central atrium to […]

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Brand New Floors at New City of Glasgow College

The City of Glasgow College’s two new city centre campuses will cater for 40,000 students and 1,200 staff.  The circa 70,000m2 development comprises two new buildings constructed on land at Cathedral Street and at Thistle Street on the banks of the River Clyde. McKay Flooring Ltd were delighted to win the contract to undertake the specialist Junckers sport and commercial flooring installation and finishing works to The City of Glasgow College City Campus. Project:  The City of Glasgow College City Campus Contractor:  Sir Robert McAlpine Architect:  Michael Laird Architects & Reiach & Hall Architects This package occurred in the following locations in the […]

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Repair, Sand & Seal at Carolside Primary, Clarkston

Project:  Carolside Primary School, Clarkston Client:  East Renfrewshire Council Areas:  Gym Hall Specification:  Break out and allow water damaged boards to dry out.  Restick approx 2m2 of 230mm x 55mm x 20mm blocks.  Thereafter, sand, seal and finish with Junckers High Performance lacquer.   Specialist floor sanding What can you expect from us? A smooth surface sanded with the best quality sanding machines. Minimum take off to preserve the future life of the floor. Experienced staff with years of knowledge in how to sand different types of floors and different timber types. Edges fully blended into the main area. The “right” seal […]

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Floor Resurfacing at The Hills Academy

The Hills Academy is a vibrant mainstream state school for pupils aged from 3 to 9.  The school’s main sports hall is used regularly for sporting activities and other club events. McKay Flooring were contacted by The Hills Academy and asked to sand and seal the existing Junckers Beech floor in the main sports hall and bring it back to new.  Thereafter,  mark out and paint new court line markings. Project: The Hills Academy, Bedford Area:  Main Hall – Approx 187m2 Date:  August 2016 Specification: Floor Resurfacing & Finish with 4 coats of Junckers High Performance Lacquer to Main Hall. Mark […]

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Gymbox – one of the most raved about gym venues in London.

We recently installed a mix of Junckers Sylvasport Premium & Sylva Tech Plus Premium Beech sports flooring into Gymbox High Holborn, London.  Hosting 104 different classes every week, Gymbox is a sports venue with a difference.  Gymbox was founded by Richard Hilton in 2001 and with popular demand has opened a further 8 venues across London.  Recently voted by Cool Brands Expert Council as a leading UK Brand, the gym chain has become an essential place for fitness-savvy Londoners by combining vibrant interior design with its unique take on exercise.  The space and design of the gym has been cleverly thought […]

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Coloured Strip Flooring- Liberty of London

As a family business we are always looking for unusual flooring designs and after a recent family shopping trip to Liberty of London (not business related), we came across this elegant coloured strip flooring.  Liberty are not only known for their luxury goods, but also for their individual store displays.  This unique parquet style coloured floor stole the show on the 1st floor and not even the array of designer clothes or creative shop displays could outshine it.  The floor is made up of strip marble, painted strip flooring and aluminium strip. This installation and design method is very similar to some of our […]

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Keep Clean while getting Lean!

Have you just had a vinyl sports floor installed into your gym or sports hall, but what happens next?  How do you keep this sports vinyl looking new and germ free?  Think about it, many hands and bodies will touch equipment, floors, lockers rooms and showers, sweat may leak onto the sports floor, so it’s essential to keep these areas germ-free.  Traditional cleaning methods alone cannot combat the spread of bacteria as well as Sanondaf can. We recommend Sanondaf Glasgow (disinfection service) to our customers to maintain the hygiene and cleanliness of vinyl sports floors.  Sanondaf provides a touch-less disinfection […]

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