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Oak Flooring Providing Warm Tones To Minimalist Interiors

Oak Flooring Providing Warm Tones To Minimalist Interiors

Confined to narrow spaces with limited light designers rhythmdesign were forced to go vertical to create the space and light required in this beautiful property in Kasuga, Japan. With a reinforced concrete ground level the rest of the house is unashamedly wooden with floor and ceiling joists exposed to add warm timber hues to striking the minimalist aesthetic and moving wall partitions to allow you to redefine the space as you please.

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How to Prep a Concrete Subfloor

Sub floor preparation is often overlooked by your average DIYer, and can lead to costly problems down the line if you fit a wooden floor onto concrete without first spending some time ensuring that the subfloor is ready and in the correct condition.  If you do intend to install your own wood flooring on a concrete subfloor then this great video from “Lowes’ a US based building supplies firm, has some invaluable information about getting your concrete right before you install your new flooring. McKay Flooring offer free technical advise to all our trade and DIY customers who choose to […]

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New Kids On The Block

IDFX magazine –  the flooring industry style guide has produced a great round up of the latest products and trends hitting the wood flooring market at the moment. If you cannot find a floor that suite you or are looking for something a bit different then check out this article by Kay Hill that features amongst other things – Crocodile Oak, Coloured Parquet Flooring, Whisky Barrel Flooring, Bespoke parquet panels… We’re pleased to see a few of our own innovations (Whisky Barrel Flooring + Coloured Parquet Flooring) included in this forward thinking style guide. See what’s setting the trends here.

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Engineered Oak Flooring Special Offer

Clyde Barleycorn Engineered Oak flooring, highlighted by rich traditional surface with distinctive oak grain is now available at a special price.

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Top 10 Cool and Unusual Flooring Ideas

Tired of that old bit of carpet in your hall? Here is a selection of the ultimate floor coverings plucked from our FloorCrunch blog. There are ten ideas here for new and innovative floorings for your home and business. 1. Interactive Flooring One minute you are stirring a tranquil pool with your toes, the next your are crunching across snow. With Gesturetrek’s GroundFX system, you project special effects directly onto interactive floor displays. So far, it has been mainly used for branding and marketing purposes in public places but it won’t be long before it makes its way into the […]

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Sports Flooring: We Have Lift Off!

Fitting a top-quality sports flooring is a very specialised task and takes skill and experience. We are very serious about sport at McKay Flooring and have just launched phase one of a new sports flooring website This is the beginning of what should be a valuable resource, particularly for architects, quantity surveyors and planners. We will share advice on laying and maintaining floors and offer a number of useful documents on caring for and laying sports floors for download. The site will also showcase what we can do with Junckers flooring, the top brand in UK. McKay Flooring have been […]

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In Great Taste: A New Floor for McDonald's European HQ

If you love the idea of smoked oak flooring than take a peek inside McDonald’s European headquarters in London. McKay Flooring recently supplied and fitted a supersized 495m2 of fine engineered smoked oak throughout the Edgeware Road building. However, just as a burger needs a decent bun, we first had to create a flat and stable base from 18mm plywood, screwed onto the existing floors. We then finished off the job with bespoke risers

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Reclaimed Flooring or Vintage Flooring? More the meets the eye

Home designers and architects often come to the McKay Flooring showroom in search of a vintage look for their floors and assume we will point them towards reclaimed wood. You can see why they would think that but reclaimed flooring once it is sanded and treated, often looks brand new again. And that is not exactly the look they are after. If you would like more of an aged, gently-worn, lived-in style then the good news is some companies work hard to achieve this look on your behalf when they engineer their flooring and we carry several examples in our […]

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