"Our latest research shows that, on average, almost a quarter of homeowners are planning to spend more this year on home improvements in at least one area of the home. This emphasises that there will be a continual growth in the popularity and reliance of home improvements throughout this year.
"Our statistics illustrate the growing shift in demand for home improvements across the UK"
Looking at individual areas, flooring is set to experience the biggest increase in investment, with an average of 29% looking to spend more on this in 2017. It seems that carpet fitters are going to be high in demand this year to say the least!"
Spring Cleaning is much, much older than you think.
The practice is thought to date back over 3,000 years. Even in Iran today, they practice “khooneh tekouni”, literally translated as “shaking the house”. The entire house is cleaned from top to bottom. From draperies to carpets to furniture, everything gets a good cleaning.
When someone mentions patterned floorings, you immediately think back to some ghastly flooring in your grandmother’s house. But retro fashions have become popular again, and there are actually some great designs out there. Plus patterned flooring is great at hiding spills and dirty marks, so grandmother really does know best!
Geometric prints and stripes create a bold effect in your room, or if you’re looking for something a bit more subtle try something with different colours blended into the fibre, or a delicate pattern containing rich complementary colours.
CLASSIC NEVER GOES OUT OF FASHION IN FLOORING