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Top Tips: Caring for Refinished Hardwood Floors

Posted May 1, 2020 by Litchfield Floor Renovations

Hardwood floors require periodic refinishing to remove old stains and surface damage. Refinishing can make an old floor look new again, but they require gentle treatment in the days after the process or they will soon look warn again. New finish can take up to a week to dry so it’s essential you follow these top tips to keep your floor looking as a good new for as long as possible. •    Avoid walking on the floor for 24 hours

Spruce up Your Home and Bring it Back to Life

Posted May 1, 2020 by Litchfield Floor Renovations

Is your home in need of a re-design but your choked by the prices in the magazines? Whether you live in a Victorian terrace or a modern new build, we’ve got some fantastic interior design ideas to make your home look a million dollars without breaking the bank. Paint First things first you need to pick a colour scheme, interior design is all about warm pastel shades that create that comforting homely environment feel. To give your home something extra

Restore Your Flooring This Spring

Posted September 15, 2020 by Litchfield Floor Renovations

It’s that time of year again! Everybody dreads it but it’s time to get your home in order and start spring cleaning. The ritual of spring cleaning dates back to the Persians who believed that it stood for a lot more than just cleaning your home. It was a preparation for summer and enabled you to shake off the gloom of a long winter. It has both physical and psychological meaning. Spring time is the time for new beginnings; physically

Does My Floor Really Need Condemning?

Posted September 29, 2020 by Litchfield Floor Renovations

Time and time again, LFR are called to inspect floors where our client has been informed their floor needs condemning, when in actuality all that is required is a simpler, cheaper, and easier repair and maintenance. Wooden floors, although durable and hardy, are not invincible to damage. You may be advised to condemn your floor if it is considered a hazard (warped, uneven, lifted), or heavily damaged. However at LFR we believe that you should only look to condemn a

Household Pets and Your Wooden Floor

Posted September 29, 2020 by Litchfield Floor Renovations

We’re a nation of animal lovers and more of us than ever before have one or more pets sharing our family home. Whilst these loveable creatures bring us hours of entertainment and much joy, they can also cause problems for your wooden floors. As your trusted local flooring experts, we’ve identified some of the biggest risks to wooden floors for you and your pets and how to mitigate against them. Scratches: Pets, especially larger dogs can cause scratches to wooden floors

Understanding Common Signs of Floor Damage

Posted September 29, 2020 by Litchfield Floor Renovations

Whilst wooden flooring is both hardwearing and durable, it is not invincible and like any other floor can be damaged. One of the great features of wooden flooring is that when the floor has become damaged, it is usually easy and simple to restore back to it’s former glory without the need for replacing it. It’s important to recognise when your floor has been damaged, so that you can get the professionals, like us at LFR to start repair work

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