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Ensure Your Flooring Is Ready For The Christmas Period

November 23, 2017 10:21 am Published by

Christmas is here! Well, if you ask the supermarkets it is anyway; the John Lewis advert has already debuted and mince pies line the shelves.

For restaurants, hotels, B&B’s and other establishments in the hospitality and retail sectors – Christmas and New Year’s are the busiest times of the year, so it’s essential their flooring is up to the test. For offices and other commercial premises that close over the festive period, it can be the ideal time to have their flooring updated in preparation for the New Year.

Take a look at our top flooring recommendations for different premises across the festive period.

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Rivendell Delighted To Provide Flooring For Channel 4’s ‘The Crystal Maze’

October 17, 2017 2:46 pm Published by

new carpet tiles at the crystal maze main office reception by rivendell flooring It’s been a busy month as ever here at Rivendell, inbetween our new vans going out on the roads and our brand new wood studio (more on that soon) – we’ve been working on some fantastic projects. Whilst we love all the work we do for our clients, providing new carpeting for the popular TV show ‘the crystal maze’ was definitely up there with one of our favourite jobs!

Find out more about the products we used to create striking but functional flooring in the main reception area at channel 4’s crystal maze studio.

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Luxury Vinyl Tiles – Features, Benefits and Things To Consider

October 4, 2017 3:44 pm Published by

Luxury Vinyl tiles available at RivendellLuxury Vinyl Tiles or LVT have become one of the fastest-growing segments in the flooring industry.  But, is also a product that has, until recently, been somewhat unrecognised in the domestic market.

With advancements in manufacturing technology making LVT more accessible and a larger consumer interest in products that offer both functionality and style without breaking the bank – we thought we’d fill you in on all there is to know about this versatile product.

In this post, we’ll cover the features and benefits of luxury vinyl tiles, what makes this product so popular in both the commercial and domestic market, as well as how it differs from traditional vinyl flooring.

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Carpet Tiles – Say Hello To The New Face Of Interior Design

August 24, 2017 10:04 am Published by

Carpet Tiles Colour ChoicesFor years, carpet tiles have been one of the most popular flooring choices with our commercial clients, particularly offices, schools, public places and retail centres looking for a durable, versatile flooring that can match the décor of any room.

However, we have recently seen an increase in the number of clients requesting carpet tiles, not just for their functionality – but for the huge range of colours and styles available that make them an interior designer’s best friend.

Find out more about the rise in the trend of carpet tiles, the advantages of this product and our top design tips for incorporating them into your domestic or commercial premises.

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3 Things To Consider When Choosing Flooring For New Build Housing Developments

July 31, 2017 5:15 pm Published by

new build housing developmentWhen it comes to housing developments, there are a number of considerations that need to be taken into account when choosing the flooring.

Opting for cheap, low-quality flooring may benefit you financially – but can lead to unhappy buyers and a bad reputation –  so choosing the correct flooring is essential.

To help you choose the right flooring, we’ve compared the most popular flooring options on the issues that matter most to you and your potential buyers.

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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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