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How to choose flooring for student accommodation

The summer months offer a chance for student landlords to carry out maintenance and renovation work on their properties. With most student leasing contracts ending on 1st …

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Conservatory flooring

If you are thinking about changing your conservatory flooring you need to choose between the different options. This kind of installation is usually an extension of your …

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Can I use carpet underlay for hard floors?

There’s a common misconception that carpet underlay can be used under hard flooring such as laminate and wood. This is certainly not the case. Carpet underlay has …

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How to remove carpet stains

What’s worse than your brand new carpet – or an old one, for that matter – getting stained? Whether it was yours, your child, your pet or …

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How to level a floor

Before you even think about installing new floor tiles, carpet or even laminate, let’s make the floorboards even and learn how to level a floor. Grab a …

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New year, new floor? Talk to us, your North West flooring contractors

The New Year brings with it new ideas and new projects for the coming year. Is giving a new look to your home or business one of …

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Buying the correct amount of screed – use our screed calculator

So you’ve decided what type of floor you want to fit, now you need to prepare the floor ready for installation. In most instances you will need …

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Office carpet tiles and industrial carpet tiles

Office carpet tiles and industrial carpet tiles provide a non-slip surface for workers. This can be an important health and safety consideration for workplaces and together with …

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Fitting carpet and carpet tiles

Important notice to carpet fitters when fitting carpet and carpet tiles from our website. You are about to install a high performing carpet with an impervious layer …

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How many carpet tiles do I need?

To those unfamiliar with fitting carpet tiles, the first thing you will probably need to work out is ‘How many carpet tiles do I need?’ Most carpet …

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Benefits of carpet tiles

Choosing new flooring for your place of work can be a difficult task. There are many things to consider, such as whether to go for hard flooring …

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Why choose commercial carpet tiles as your flooring solution?

There are many benefits to using commercial carpet tiles. Waste: typically there is more waste using a broadloom carpet, especially in irregular sized spaces or where a pattern …

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What different commercial carpet types are there?

Choosing the right carpet for your office, classroom, waiting room, showroom, surgery or any other work space is essential for many reasons. Practicality is the main factor …

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Choosing the right material for your commercial carpet

When picking a commercial carpet it’s important to consider which material will best suit your requirements. Nylon: Nylon is the best material to choose for an area …

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How to care for carpet and carpet tiles

All flooring is unique and needs to be treated as such. Running a vacuum or mop over a floor will keep it clean but if you really …

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How to care for vinyl flooring and linoleum floors

All flooring is unique and needs to be treated as such. Running a vacuum or mop over a floor will keep it clean but if you really …

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Finding the correct carpet gripper

Using the correct gripper rod for your carpet is essential. Pick the wrong one and the carpet may not grip, come away easily and quickly become worn …

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Why do I need to use underlay?

Flooring underlay is used to provide comfort underfoot, reduce wear and provide insulation, usually against sound, moisture and heat. Popular carpet underlay includes foam rubber, crumb rubber, …

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How to care for laminate and wood floors

All flooring is unique and needs to be treated as such. Running a vacuum or mop over a floor will keep it clean but if you really …

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Using the correct flooring tools and equipment

The key to any successful installation project is using the correct tools and materials for the job, this includes floor laying. At Branagan Flooring Services we stock …

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Why do I need to use the correct screed and primer?

The quality of any work comes back to its foundations. Get this right and you’re home and dry but if you fail to properly prepare your surface …

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Why is stair nosing installation important?

You may think that stair nosing installation is just a question of aesthetics, because in a way it is, but considering that over 100,000 injuries are reported …

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