Green Apple Flooring is a leading stockist of engineered wood flooring, solid wood flooring and laminate flooring, all of which come in a range of styles, colours and finishes. Our range of laminate flooring features all of the leading brands such as Quickstep and Elka, at competitive prices. Whilst our engineered and solid wood floorings come in a variety of colours, including oak flooring, and finishes which includes lacquered and oiled.
You will also find in our wood flooring accessories everything that you need to lay your wooden floor and achieve the perfect finish, including wood floor underlay, scotia, skirting boards and door bars. We also stock a wide range of wood floor cleaner and maintenance products, such as Osmo Polyx Oil, to ensure your wooden floor stays looking fresh and new.
Our well trained and knowledgeable staff are available to provide information on any of our wooden flooring products and accessories, please call our sales team on 0800 002 9525.
With an increase in interior design diversity, modern times have brought more flexibility in terms of the appearance of household or commercial flooring, and laminate flooring is a proof of adapting a single product structure to resemble hardwood, tiles, planks and so forth. The advantages of using this type of flooring are obvious, as it comes in a very wide range of styles and colours, is substantially cheaper than other materials whilst it produces the same visual effects, and in addition to that it is much easier to fit.
Green Apple Flooring stock a great variety of laminate floors, all the top brands including QuickStep suitable for all domestic locations, there are specific floors for bathrooms, they closely resemble various types of timber and is very prevalent (such as walnut, cherry or oak laminate flooring), as it has an elegant appearance, is very easy to maintain, water resistant and durable and some products having a warranty of up to a quarter of a century, which is very reassuring.
For bathrooms, many customers prefer products resembling tiles, which come in an infinity of colours, predominantly shades of grey, ivory and blue. White laminate flooring is quite popular for bathrooms as well, due to the larger space effect it creates. Ktchen laminate floor tiles also come in a surprisingly assorted array, as kitchen decorating styles are so diverse, from traditional to ultra-modern. Many people opt for a wood imitation product as it gives a classy look to their kitchen, and laminate flooring has the advantage of requiring little maintenance, being resistant to stains and on top of that very easy to clean, which is a must for a kitchen floor.
Easy installation is yet another benefit when opting for this type of flooring; Quick Step laminate flooring is particularly sought after as it only requires moderate DIY skills and comes with very clear instructions, making it simple for anyone to substantially modify the appearance of their home. And that is merely a matter of convenience for the customer and not an indication of a superficially designed product, as laminate is suitable even for commercial premises with moderate or even high foot traffic, such as offices, shops, hotels etc.
In this day and age, we are no longer limited in choice when it comes to interior design, and flooring does not have to look average or be of poor quality. Engineered wood flooring is of excellent quality as it comprises three different layers, the top layer being made from solid wood, which gives the flooring its desired aspect and thus looks as if the flooring were made entirely from hardwood.
This product comes in a very wide range, such as cherry, teak and engineered oak flooring, the latter being particularly popular due to its lighter colour. You can find a plethora of variations in terms of style and colour, such as rustic engineered oak wood flooring, brushed and oiled oak, unfinished oak and so on, here at Green Apple Flooring.
Nonetheless, all variations in terms of colour of engineered wood flooring are sought after, from very light to very dark, as they all create a pleasant ambience and equal the materials they imitate in elegance. Many people who prefer a more rural edge to their property opt for plank flooring, which provides that traditional, countryside feature to their home - yet solid wood planks are fairly pricy, therefore the best solution is opting for engineered plank flooring, which has the same appearance and is much more economical in a number of ways and comes with various accessories made from hardwood.
Most engineered wood floorsare suitable for every part of the house except the bathroom, and are excellent for commercial properties as well, such as office buildings or retailing outlets. What is more, engineered flooring can be placed over underfloor heating as well, although expert advice on the matter is mandatory as there are specific conditions to be met. In terms of durability, engineered flooring is known to be less prone to damage due to environmental conditions (such as air humidity and varying temperatures) than solid wood flooring, which is a definite advantage, and is renowned for its easy maintenance and ability to look brand new for an extended period of time.
Using real wood for only the top wear layer means engineered flooring is the forest friendly option compared to solid wood flooring.
Some things will never go out of style, and one of them is solid wood flooring. Whilst there are many types of flooring resembling those made from solid wood, and they are without a doubt attractive and good quality products, some people simply prefer the real thing and are happy to pay a bit extra for that reassurance that their flooring is made from authentic timber. Solid wood flooring has been used for centuries and has never lost its appeal, elegance and prevalence compared to other types of flooring, as it incorporates tradition and modern stylishness at the same time, and that prevalence for proper hardwood floor is not likely to ever decline.
If you shop online for solid wood floors, you will find Green Apple Flooring has a great and diverse range available, including the traditional oak. Solid wood flooring is a flourishing branch in itself, as there are so many types available on the market, among them solid lacquered oak, rustic white oak, European oak, golden oak, antique oak, brushed and oiled oak, colonial French oak, rustic white washed solid oak, smoked oak, black oak, unfinished oak, and the list goes on. Solid oak flooring is seen as distinguished and very elegant and according to the specific type of oak used and its finishing, it comes in various shades of brown, from very light to very dark.
It is true that solid wood flooring is not suitable for just any type of environment, being particularly sensitive to high or low temperatures and to moisture, and being inappropriate for placing above underfloor heating as well, yet wherever the conditions are met for it to be installed; it graces the rooms with a feel of stylishness and uniqueness. Solid wood floors are predominant for their genuinely rustic appearance and the atmosphere of warmth and cosiness they create in any room.
Moreover, solid wood floors needn't be mandatorily be installed over certain types of subfloors, as any subfloor can be adjusted in order to accommodate them. Solid wood flooring comes in three different types according to the finishing applied to it, namely unfinished, oiled or lacquered. In terms of maintenance, a lacquered floor is very easy to maintain, just by undergoing average household cleaning, which will keep it looking flawless. An oiled floor is maintained in a similar way, with the difference that it does need to be re-oiled occasionally, when necessary. With regards to an unfinished solid wood floor, a coating will normally have to be applied, although some customers choose to preserve these floors as they are, for the visual effects they create.