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?
Who’s On Santa’s Nice List?
As well as a mince pie and a glass of milk, stunning flooring may help you sneak your way onto Santa’s nice list this year – take a look at a few of the flooring options he might be looking out for in your home:
Stunning Luxury Vinyl Tiles
Creating an entrance is what Christmas is all about, you want your home to feel warm, welcome and inviting – so why is your entranceway flooring letting you down? We are sure that Santa (and your other guests) will appreciate a stunning new hallway flooring this Christmas.
Luxury Vinyl Tiles have surged in popularity in the flooring sector for both domestic and commercial properties, they are durable, easy to clean and available in countless different colours, styles and textures. (Pictured: Luxury Vinyl Tiles from Amtico installed for a customer in Bristol).
Cosy, Luxury Carpets
Carpets are a warm and popular choice for homes across the country. A new carpet will not only provide a luxurious feel underfoot for Santa and your other guests this year; but also offer a huge range of styles and colours to match the interior of your home on any budget!
Christmas Rugs and Doormats
What better way to protect your new or existing flooring from Santa’s dirty boots than with a festive Christmas doormat, you may also choose to use a Christmassy rug to brighten up other rooms in your home.
It looks like you’re on Bink’s nice list this year. If you book a home flooring consultation with Rivendell before 22nd December, we’ll throw in a charming festive doormat absolutely free! (whilst stocks last)
Easy Clean Vinyl
Durable, hygienic and easy to clean, vinyl is a staple choice for domestic kitchens and bathrooms. Available in a wide range of colours and styles; the choice is yours when it comes to vinyl flooring.
Not only will its durability help protect against from a high volume of visitors, but Santa will appreciate its easy clean properties, meaning mince pies and wine stains and spills can be cleaned up with ease.
Who’s On Santa’s Naughty List?
It’s not all smiles this Christmas, here are a few flooring blunders that may leave you on Santa’s naughty list this year.
Worn Flooring – Not only does worn and torn flooring give off the wrong first impression to your guests, it can also act as a dangerous tripping hazard when coming down the chimney!
Red Wine Stains – With the amount of drink consumed over the festive period, its no wonder that drink stains become a nightmare for homeowners across the country. Whilst vinyl and wooden flooring can be sorted with a quick wipe down – carpets can be a lot more challenging, check out this handy guide to removing red wine stains from carpet.
Scuffs From Guest’s Shoes – With the higher volume of guests that may be coming in and out of your home this Christmas – it’s important that you take steps to protect your flooring. Protecting your hallway with a rug or doormat will ensure you aren’t left with scuffed flooring this Christmas.
Christmas Tree Needles – Thick carpets can really suffer from damage caused by Christmas tree needles. Follow our tips to ensure you don’t end up needing a new carpet:
- Choose your type of tree wisely – some varieties hold their needles better.
- Water your tree regularly to ensure it doesn’t begin to die.
- Vacuum your carpet regularly.
- Consider an artificial tree.
- Place your Christmas tree stand on a rug or mat.
Christmas Decorating Tips For The Home
In addition to the flooring tips above, there might be a few other ways you can charm Santa into a place on his nice list this year. Take a look at our top Christmas decorating tips for the home:
- Don’t be afraid of challenging tradition with a white Christmas tree.
- Use Christmas mats as a centrepiece for ornaments.
- Use stockings and presents as delightful staircase decorations.
- Incorporate pinecones, cinnamon sticks and cranberries into your door wreath.
- Use Christmas cards from friends and family as decorations by hanging them around your home.
Merry Christmas from Rivendell
A very Merry Christmas to all from everyone here at Rivendell. We hope your flooring doesn’t end up on Santa’s naughty list this year!
If you’re looking to make your flooring truly standout this Christmas, or want to start your New Year off with new, luxurious flooring in your domestic or commercial property; give us a call on 0117 963 7979 or book in for a home flooring consultation today.
This post was written by Binks