January 12, 2018 11:43 am
Whilst most of us slowed down as December approached, patiently waiting for the Christmas break, there was no rest for our MD, Mandy Risso.
Just one year on from taking on the New York Marathon (and just 3 years on from putting on a pair of running shoes!), Mandy was back at it again, this time taking on the Great Ethiopian Run 2017 on the 18th November; a gruelling 10k course in high temperatures and altitude.
Through her efforts, Mandy raised just over £1,200, smashing her original target of £1,000! Find out more about the run and the causes Mandy supported through her fundraising in our latest blog post.
December 11, 2017 1:27 pm
We can’t wait for Christmas here at Rivendell, and have been busy supplying and fitting beautiful flooring for commercial and domestic premises in and around Bath and Bristol to get our customers prepared for the busy festive period.
Is your premises up to the challenge this year? Or will a festive flooring fumble leave you with a chunk of coal in your stocking on Christmas morning?
November 23, 2017 10:21 am
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.
October 17, 2017 2:46 pm
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.
October 4, 2017 3:44 pm
Luxury 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.
August 24, 2017 10:04 am
For 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.
July 31, 2017 5:15 pm
When 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.
June 20, 2017 2:40 pm
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.
June 6, 2017 10:16 am
As 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.
March 27, 2017 3:31 pm
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: