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Avoid these common office flooring mistakes

December 20, 2018 5:03 pm Published by

Fitting carpetCommercial 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 wear and tear as flooring does, and it’s also one of the most difficult to maintain in a commercial setting.

Retail, for example, requires a visually pleasing flooring option. Flooring that looks neglected loses customers, as it shows that you don’t care as much as you should about your business. When it comes to office flooring selection, there are corners that you should never cut, and we’ve highlighted some of these mistakes that should be avoided below:

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Choosing Pet-Friendly Flooring

November 21, 2018 2:05 pm Published by

Beagle Dog Laying On Floor ImageWhether 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 there are many other advantages and disadvantages for each type of floor in regards to it being pet-friendly.

Our experience over the years means we have access to a whole range of flooring to help you decide what is best for you including some top tips on how to keep your floor in top condition when caring for an animal.

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Our Barn Dance Fundraiser for Charity For-Ethiopia

October 30, 2018 11:13 am Published by

Ethiopia fundraising danceWe 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.

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Flooring for People with Allergies or Asthma

October 10, 2018 4:52 pm Published by

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Renovating your home or workspace can be an exciting time and laying out a new floor is a fantastic way to breathe new life into a room. Whilst on the subject of breathing, it is also important to recognise the impact that specific types of flooring have on those who suffer from allergies and have the know-how to combat that.

Indoor allergy triggers can include anything from dust mites, mould, pollen trodden in from outside and pet hair to name but a few of the more common sensitivities.

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5 Questions to ask your Flooring Supplier before your Office Fit Out

August 22, 2018 10:13 am Published by

Office flooringSelecting the right supplier or contractor for your flooring jobs can make or break an office revamping experience. These projects need to be completed according to the timescales you specify and to a very high standard.

We understand that whilst a supplier may seem that he knows what he is doing and will give you a convincing sales pitch, we believe it is so important to ask questions before any paperwork is signed to ensure you are getting exactly what you want and what you pay for.

Without being in the interior design trade, it can be tough to know what questions to ask which is why we’ve compiled a set of questions that will benefit you and keep your contractor on their toes!

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Choosing the Right Flooring for Hotels and B&B’s

July 27, 2018 11:12 am Published by

The perfect flooring for your hotel or B&B has to be several things; durable, safe, attractive but most of all, cost-effective. With high levels of footfall (including luggage) every single day, the floor needs to be appropriate and safe for its job but still provide that wow factor that keeps people staying with you time and time again.

There are benefits and limitations to every type of floor which will be dependent on what you are trying to achieve with your hotel or B&B. Bedrooms, bathrooms, corridors and dining areas will all need different considerations.

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Considerations When Choosing Flooring For Care Environments

June 25, 2018 2:30 pm Published by

In environments such as care homes and hospices, the right choice of flooring is essential for the residents’ well-being and quality of life.

When choosing flooring for these unique environments, there are several factors that must be considered, some of which are often overlooked when faced with tight budgets. 

In order to create the best possible environment for those living there, here are our top considerations when choosing to floor for care environments to ensure you make the best choice regardless of your budget.

 

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Jacaranda Sustainable Carpets and Rugs from Rivendell

May 3, 2018 2:52 pm Published by

Jacaranda Carpets provide ethically and environmentally friendly products that don’t compromise on style, performance, choice of colour or durability. Rivendell is a Jacaranda Approved Retailer which means that our team have access to the full range of flooring and regular training days with the supplier.

We particularly love the TENCEL rugs and carpets that fit well with our own commitment to sustainability, as well as quality and variety of choice for our customers.

We are delighted to now supply the full range of Jacaranda’s rugs and carpets made from TENCEL, a branded lyocell fibre made from wood pulp that’s sourced exclusively from sustainable forests.

Find out more about this stunning range of environmentally friendly carpets and rugs, the benefits of TENCEL and the beauty of incorporating sustainability into your design.

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Rivendell Launch New Wood Studio..

March 19, 2018 3:50 pm Published by

After months of hard work, we are delighted to announce that our new wood studio is now open!

The appointment-only creative space is a place for interior designers, commercial and domestic clients and those looking for inspiration to come and explore the range of gorgeous, high quality flooring options from leading suppliers that we have available.

Find out more about the new Rivendell wood studio and book in to and discuss your next project with one of our creative experts. 

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Office Carpet & Flooring – What’s The Right Fit For Your Office?

February 20, 2018 9:51 am Published by

Modern office interiorWith so many options available, choosing the right flooring for your office can be a tough decision. You might want to consider picking sustainably sourced flooring, or you may opt for statement flooring, to make a memorable first impression with visitors to your office.

Whatever you have in mind, we are here to help you to find the solution tailored to your needs. We have collected the most popular flooring solutions for offices and their pros and cons to guide you with your decision making.

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