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Improve your Environmental Credentials with your Commercial Refurbishment

September 19, 2019 2:57 pm Published by Comments Off on Improve your Environmental Credentials with your Commercial Refurbishment

Concern for the environment is a key driver for many business owners, their employees and customers alike. As such, many businesses are looking to reduce the impact they have on the environment across all areas of their operation.  Being environmentally friendly is no longer just a PR exercise but a real desire by the business to play its part in protecting the environment, developing sustainable products and ensuring that their processes and practices are as green as possible. In our latest blog find out more about how you can ensure your next commercial refurbishment is as environmentally friendly as possible, no matter how big or... View Article


A Guide to Choosing the Right Flooring for the Stairs in your Home

July 10, 2019 2:29 pm Published by Comments Off on A Guide to Choosing the Right Flooring for the Stairs in your Home

When refurbishing or decorating a home, it’s usually the kitchen, lounge or bedrooms that receive all of the attention. Often the hallway and stairs are one of the last areas to be considered and tackled but they can be completely transformed by choosing the right flooring. The stairs in a great many houses are by, or in sight of, the front door. They are therefore the first thing that you and your guests see when they come into your home. Taking time to think about how you want to decorate your stairway and set the tone for your home, is therefore time and money, well... View Article


How to Keep Wood Floor in Peak Condition

June 8, 2019 9:45 am Published by Comments Off on How to Keep Wood Floor in Peak Condition

Wood flooring is a beautiful and smart way to finish your home or office, but there are some key things you can do to look after it so that it will continue to look great and last many years. There are two ways of having ‘real’ wood flooring. Solid wood and engineered wood. Solid wood is made from a single piece of wood, whilst engineered flooring is built with different man-made layers with the final top layer being solid wood. Read more about the different types of wood flooring including laminate in our previous blog posts. Below are some of our top tips for looking... View Article


Wood Flooring: From Laminate to Parquet and everything in between

April 23, 2019 12:42 pm Published by Comments Off on Wood Flooring: From Laminate to Parquet and everything in between

When planning a renovation project, whether remodelling the living room or undertaking a commercial fit out, the tremendous choice of flooring to consider can be overwhelming.  No more so than when it comes to Wooden Flooring. We are often asked by customers for “wood flooring”, not realising that the phrase encompasses a wide range of flooring types including laminate, parquet, solid or engineered boards and now also Bamboo. In this post, we look at the different types of wooden flooring available, explain how they differ and highlight the pros and cons of each. You can’t go far wrong in remembering that wood is a species,... View Article


Considerations for Classroom Flooring – How to choose the right flooring solution.

March 26, 2019 3:59 pm Published by Comments Off on Considerations for Classroom Flooring – How to choose the right flooring solution.

The process of updating the flooring in a school or nursery is a major undertaking and there are many things to consider before the flooring fitters arrive. If you are a Head Teacher, Business Manager, or Governor researching flooring options for your school’s classrooms, here’s a few things to take into consideration. Please follow and like us:


2019’s Top Trends for Office Spaces

February 20, 2019 12:00 pm Published by Comments Off on 2019’s Top Trends for Office Spaces

The workplace has been changing rapidly over the past decade with trends for more open-plan offices, minimalist furniture and modern interior design. 2019 is set to see this change continuing with employee happiness at the centre of design choices. If you are an Office Manager or Business Owner thinking about the possibilities of redesigning your office space read on for some ideas on what to consider in your planning. Please follow and like us:


Harvey Maria Vinyl Flooring – Exclusive to Rivendell in South Bristol

February 5, 2019 9:11 am Published by Comments Off on Harvey Maria Vinyl Flooring – Exclusive to Rivendell in South Bristol

As an established flooring company we are always on the lookout for new flooring brands to ensure the range we offer our customers is as comprehensive as possible. As interior enthusiasts we like to keep on top of what the latest flooring trends are and believe these are as important as the technical aspects of our products, to ensures we deliver exactly what our customers want. We are very excited to announce that we are the exclusive South Bristol suppliers of the Harvey Maria flooring range. Like us, Harvey Maria believes that beautiful flooring is at the heart of great interior design. Through a range... View Article


Avoid these common office flooring mistakes

December 20, 2018 5:03 pm Published by Comments Off on Avoid these common office flooring mistakes

Commercial flooring is a big project for a business to budget for, and when the time comes to upgrade your flooring, you need the right company working with you to get the result you want. With every business having different needs, there’s rarely one option that suits everyone,  and while you are likely searching for the most affordable flooring options for your business, you should never base your flooring decision on price. Saving money on flooring and using cheaper flooring for a quick fix,  is a false economy and won’t help you in the long term. Very few spaces have surfaces that receive as much... View Article


Choosing Pet-Friendly Flooring

November 21, 2018 2:05 pm Published by Comments Off on Choosing Pet-Friendly Flooring

Whether you’re a fully devoted dog lover, a cat enthusiast or the proud owner of another friend from the animal kingdom; we know that pets are very much part of the family. They, of course, share our home and as much as we may love them we know that paws and claws mean furnishings take an extra battering. If you are building a new home, renovating your current space or just fancy changing up the floor, it is important to consider your pets when making this decision. The obvious things to think about are the ease of cleaning and the durability of a floor, but... View Article


Our Barn Dance Fundraiser for Charity For-Ethiopia

October 30, 2018 11:13 am Published by Comments Off on Our Barn Dance Fundraiser for Charity For-Ethiopia

We wanted to send out a massive thank you to all those who supported us with the charity barn dance that took place earlier in October! For those who don’t know, our MD Mandy Risso was recently appointed a trustee of the charity For-Ethiopia and is a long-standing member of the Avon Business Club. In a bid to raise money for For-Ethiopia, we opened the doors and hosted our very own barn dance with a live band Jiggerty Band. Please follow and like us: