Archive for the ‘City Wood Flooring News’ Category

Kitchen Worktops now available

We are delighted to introduce our new range of Solid Wood Work Surfaces & Kitchen Worktops. Crafted from the finest quality hardwoods – you can always be confident about their performance and durability! An extensive choice of colours and species – there is something for every taste and colour scheme. Many sizes and thicknesses – giving you unrivalled […]

Newsletter January 2017

A look back at 2016 for City Wood Floors It’s been another busy year here at City Woods, starting with the arrival of Phoebe joining our growing team. Assisting us with Sales and Marketing while learning more about the flooring industry. Shortly after we had our Rolls Royce Merlin Tank Engine arrive from Belgium. A […]

floor sanding and sealing is it necessary? – Yes it is

As a homeowner we like to upkeep and restore our home.  Wood flooring is considered now a very popular choice, as it creates a warm and inviting atmosphere to your home. The main reason is,  it provides protection to your floor.  If you want a wooden floor to retain its full beauty and scratch free, […]

Extended Range in Wall Panels

  We have some more exciting news! We are extending our Wall Panel products which now includes an incredible 3D Wall Panel range from Lalegno.  We offer a unique and stunning range of on-trend wooden wall panels that are both stylish and make superb feature walls. Arran is now in stock, and on display in our showroom in Portland […]

Competition Time !!

Your chance to win this beautiful Wooden Football worth over £250 It’s Competition Time !! It’s so simple to enter,  just email your photo of one of our floors that have been fitted in a room setting to with the subject “Photo Competition” for your chance to enter. Please include the product code or […]

Why is Flooring Important

Why is Flooring Important Wood flooring has long been a favourite choice for the discerning home owners.  As the base of any interior project, flooring should be viewed as a major investment.  Select colours that match your style and complement the mood you want to create.  For a calming atmosphere, choose light neutral colours or […]

Maintenance and Cleaning

When you have hardwood floors installed Maintenance and Cleaning is important, you’ll want to keep them as clean and fresh looking as the day they were laid. Hardwood flooring requires sensible maintenance, so it’s vital you know how these floors are best looked after: Quick Tips  Place a good quality mat at the entrance door (but […]

Mistakes to avoid when installing a wooden floor

Mistakes to Avoid When Installing a Wooden Floor One common problem on self installations is not following the manufacturer’s instructions for a flawless finish.  Some of the classic tell-tale signs and mistakes are: Regimented board patterns – the boards have been laid in a uniform fashion instead of in a way that staggers where the ends […]


MOISTURE Q: Why, when I am installing an engineered wood floor, do I have to worry about moisture? A: The biggest misconception people have about engineered wood flooring is that the products are invincible. When we look at stability as far as cupping or gaping, engineered wood flooring will outperform solid wood flooring, meaning you […]


Subfloors are essential to the longevity of your wood flooring as much as the final finish or the maintenance is. Many problems reported with wood flooring result from poor subfloor preparation and could so easily have been avoided.  Although you never see the subfloor under a finished floor covering, they are of vital importance for […]