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Watch Your Step: 4 Signs It’s Time To Update Your Hospitality Flooring

June 20, 2017 2:40 pm Published by

hospitality bell on a bar Regardless of how much effort you put into keeping your flooring in good condition, the time will eventually come when a replacement is due. There a number of problems that come with old, outdated flooring that make your premises less desirable for guests and could lead to them choosing another premises to eat or stay at.

Luckily, there are plenty of options available for replacement flooring that are cost effective and durable whilst still looking fantastic. If you’re not sure about the types of flooring that are suited to your hospitality venue or don’t know if your flooring needs replacing, have a read below and let us help.

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The Right Flooring for Staging Your Housing Development

June 6, 2017 10:16 am Published by

Open plan kitchen in a staging homeAs a housing developer, you’ll need to correctly determine which type of carpet or flooring is best suited to your development project. You’ll not only be aware of staying within budget but also choosing a flooring style that compliments the look and feel of the property in order to encourage sales.

We know that that flooring is a key element for housing developers up and down the country.

With hundreds of flooring options available, we thought we’d run through some of our top recommendations for the best flooring in each room ensuring you not only make a great first impression in your staging property but meet the requirements of your residents.

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Workplace Flooring: A Safe Investment for Employers

March 27, 2017 3:31 pm Published by

Yellow Triangle Slip Warning Sign It is no coincidence that most accidents in the workplace are largely attributable to trips, spills, and falls. This is particularly the case in kitchens, bathrooms, and stairways where liquids are present and balance is more likely challenged.

So, whatever premises you reside in during working hours – whether commercial offices, restaurants, bars, educational facilities, or hotels – the right flooring is key for both your employees and your customers.

The importance of safety flooring, therefore, can’t be underestimated. We’ve explored your options below, so read on and find out why you should upgrade:

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Our Top Bathroom Trends Predicted to Make a Splash

March 15, 2017 4:08 pm Published by

hands framing custom bathroom design. Combination drawing and photo.If you’re planning on completely redesigning your bathroom or simply giving it a bit of a refresh feast your eyes on the latest trends to show their face in our bathrooms.

The modern and minimal designs that have been favoured for years before are classic looks that we’ll continue to be graced with.

However, interior design trends predict that home owners will be looking to interject personality into these spaces. Whether with texture, colour or quirky accessories there is a multitude of design options.

If you’re looking for inspiration, we’ve pulled together our favourite emerging trends. Have a read below:

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Go Green in the Office

February 22, 2017 5:01 pm Published by

Wood texture Recycle icon on green leaves wall.Just a handful of years ago it seemed like the world’s resources were infinite. But we know that this isn’t the case and instead both individuals and companies need to focus on finding sustainable ways in which to grow.

At Rivendell we believe in doing our bit for the planet. From reducing our paper output to exercising a strict recycling policy and encouraging a greener commute.

So, if you don’t already operate on this ethos we’ve compiled some top tips including a selection of fantastic eco-flooring – to get you started.

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Is Your Office Welcoming Clients or Chasing Them Away?

January 31, 2017 2:53 pm Published by

Modern office interiorIt may be an overused cliché, but it’s true; you never get a second chance to make a good first impression.

Therefore when a new or potential client walks into your office building you should ensure that you’ve done everything in your power to create a welcoming reception.

Avoid a cold office lobby with faded carpets and snagged furniture and opt, in contrast, for an inviting yet classic and clean office space.

And where better to start than your flooring? Find out more below:

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Flooring Inspiration: “Greenery”, Pantone’s Colour of the Year

January 23, 2017 10:36 am Published by

Light Shining into a Green Forest As we near the end of January – can you believe it? – predicted trends and designs are coming into play.

And whilst our 2017 flooring predictions are making waves, we thought we’d take the time to explore greenery.

Recently announced by Pantone as their colour of the year you should expect to see shades of nature in every corner of interior design.

Find out more below and how you can incorporate the theme into your home:

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Our Top Interior Trend Spots for 2017

December 22, 2016 9:22 am Published by

Happy New Year Trends for 2017Whether you’re choosing to make resolutions to adopt a healthier lifestyle, take more time to yourself, or reinvent your wardrobe, the New Year brings with it the opportunity for a great deal of change.

So, as Big Ben chimes in and the uncertain chorus of Auld Lang Syne is sung, why not vow to refresh, revamp, and make over your home in 2017?

And, just as we do every year, the Rivendell team will continue to supply and fit the highest quality of flooring. So why not take a look at our biggest trend spots for the new year and make yours a resolution that we can help complete. Read more below:

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Rivendell Donates to Avon Valley Riding Centre

December 19, 2016 9:16 am Published by

Kids riding horses through fields The team have been particularly busy over the last few weeks, and in the lead up to Christmas have supplied and fitted a host of beautiful new carpets and floors to both domestic and commercial properties.

But that wasn’t going to slow us down. In fact, with the Christmas cheer all around, and in the spirit of the season of good will, Rivendell recently ventured to the Avon Valley Riding Centre to assist the charity with a much needed revamp.

Who Are Avon Valley Riding Centre?

Providing a positive experience and proven therapeutic benefits of horse riding, Avon Valley Riding Centre is recognised as a “Centre of Excellence” for children and adults with a range of complex special needs.

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From Bubbles to Blisters: Our MD’s Fundraising Journey

November 14, 2016 2:28 pm Published by

New York City Marathon Runners The team at Rivendell have been incredibly busy as of late. Supplying and fitting carpet and flooring to homes and commercial environments across the Bristol and Bath areas.

But that’s not all; because it seems we’re pretty great at fundraising too. Or at least our fabulous MD, Mandy Risso, is.

Not only has she recently held a fantastic Speak Easy Fundraising event but has even jetted off to New York City to run a gruelling Marathon.

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