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Floors of the Week: Hot Laminate Deals

Laminate flooring deals

Clockwise from top left: Rustic Oak, Richmond Oak, Plum Astoria Zebrano, Dark Oak.

Why bother visiting a big DIY chain store for your laminate flooring when you could get far better deals without even leaving the house? Here at Floormaker, we’ve got some seriously great places on top-quality laminate flooring, and since we offer free delivery on ALL orders, you stand to save quite a bit of money by shunning the big stores and sticking with us.

This week, we’re using our Floors of the Week blog to show you four of the very best laminate flooring deals on our site. We offer lower prices than the leading DIY store on all of the following products; if you want to redecorate your home this Christmas, Floormaker.co.uk really is the place to be!

Zebrano flooring

8mm Plum Astoria Zebrano


Rustic oak

7mm Rustic Oak


Oak effect flooring

8mm Richmond Oak

V-Groove Dark

7mm V-Groove Dark Oak

For more amazing deals on laminate flooring, visit Floormaker's Laminate section.

Floors of the Week: Wood Flooring with Personality!

Wood floors

If you want to inject a little personality into your home, wood flooring is one of the best ways to do so. Wooden boards have a natural, authentic beauty that’s capable of warming up almost any interior, making the room more inviting and providing you with an extremely sturdy living surface in the process.

This week, we’re using our Floors of the Week blog to show off some real wood floors with serious personality. Each of the following products is available to purchase from the Floormaker website – just click the images to read more about each one:

Elephant Skin floor

Smoked Oak Elephant Skin Flooring

Dark bamboo floor

14mm Strand Woven Bamboo Flooring

Handscraped oak floor

Handscraped Oak Flooring (Brushed & Oiled)

We’d love to know what you think of our Floors of the Week! You can find Floormaker on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn – why not say hello?

Floors of the Week: Black, White and Bamboo

Floors of the Week

They say variety is the spice of life, and we have always done our best to keep the Floormaker catalogue as varied and as interesting as possible. Whether you’re aiming for classical warmth, minimal modernity, or a big, bold statement, we’ve got the perfect floor for you, and this is amply demonstrated by our latest Floors of the Week selection.

Here they are, in order: the striking statement floor; the crisp, minimal design; and the natural, traditional-looking option. Which will you choose?

Black and White flooring

8mm Black & White Laminate Flooring

Grey oak flooring

8mm Grey Oak

Horizontal bamboo floor

15mm Horizontal Bamboo Floor

Which of these floors is your favourite? Let us know on Twitter!

Floors of the Week: Multi-Tonal Wood

Wood flooring, various colours

For the past two weeks, our Floors of the Week have been beautiful vinyl flooring which, despite resembling real wood, is in fact vinyl – a low-maintenance and high quality flooring option. This week however, we’ve decided to ditch the vinyl and get down to the good stuff – real wooden floors. These real wooden floors are of the highest quality and are independently three solid and durable flooring choices. They’re simply stunning and add a finish to a room that cannot be beaten.

These three particular floors are different types of wood, but each one has a beautiful multi-tonal finish offering natural patterns and depths of colours where no two planks is the same. This creates such a unique foundation for any interior design scheme – and though we may be biased, we think we’ve chosen three absolute corkers this week! 

Engineered wood

13.5mm Brushed Oak Engineered Wood Flooring

Dark bamboo flooring

14mm Dark Strand Woven Bamboo Flooring


Lacquered oak

12mm 150mm Wide 3 Strip Lacquered Oak

Which one of these gorgeous multi-tonal floors would you like most in your home? Remember, you can order up to 3 free samples from the Floormaker website!

Floors of the Week: More Luxury Vinyl

Luxury vinyl flooring

Last week, we used our regular Floors of the Week blog post to show off some of Floormaker's fabulous luxury vinyl products. These hard-wearing wood-effect beauties were so well-received that we've decided to give them another week in the spotlight!

Here are another four luxury vinyl designs on which to feast your eyes; as before, each one is water-resistant, long-lasting, and extremely easy to lay. Perfect for the kitchen, we think!

Brown vinyl floor

Luxury Vinyl Clic Flooring - Brown

Rustic pine flooring

Luxury Vinyl Clic Flooring - Rustic Pine


Limed oak vinyl

Luxury Vinyl Clic Flooring - Limed Oak

Light grey oak flooring

Luxury Vinyl Clic Flooring - Light Grey Oak

Which of our Floors of the Week is your favourite? Let us know on Twitter!

Floors of the Week: Vinyl Tiles with a Twist!

Luxury Vinyl Tiles

Vinyl tiles are useful for a number of reasons: they're hard-wearing, they're easy to lay, and they're water-resistant, which makes them a great choice for the kitchen or bathroom.

But our luxury vinyl tiles go a little bit further. Not only are they robust and practical, they are also stunningly attractive, with a look that's nigh-indistinguishable from real wood flooring.

Don't believe us? Here are three of the most attractive floors from our luxury vinyl collection...


Oak Pastel Grey

Luxury Vinyl - Pastel Grey Oak

Perfect for a light, contemporary wood-style look.


Beige Vinyl Flooring

Luxury Vinyl - Beige

Give your home a bit of rustic beauty!


Natural Brushed Oak Vinyl

Luxury Vinyl - Natural Brushed Oak

A multi-hued imitation wood floor with authentic-looking whorls and knots.

Click here to see our previous Floors of the Week!

Floors of the Week: Sensational Solid Oak

Solid oak floors

If you’re struggling to decide which type of flooring will look best in your home, allow us to use this week’s Floors of the Week blog to make a recommendation: solid oak

Solid oak is a timeless flooring material that’s sure to have an utterly stunning effect on whichever interior you’re redecorating. Whether you want a traditional, country-style look or something a little more contemporary, oak is an excellent choice – you’d be surprised by just how many different designs it can suit!

Furthermore, solid oak flooring is exceptionally hard-wearing, and you’ll be amazed by how inexpensive it can be! Here are four of our best examples:

Glueless oak floor

15mm 120mm Wide Brushed & Lacquered Glueless Solid Oak

Lacquered oak floor

12mm 150mm Wide 3 Strip Lacquered Oak


Random length oak

18mm 130mm Wide Lacquered Oak Random Length

1 strip oak floor

18m Solid 1 Strip Oak 83mm Wide Random Length

Like the look of our solid oak floors? Why not order a free sample?

Floors of the Week: Engineered Wood Favourites

Engineered Flooring

We’ve always seen engineered wood flooring as the best of both worlds. Engineered floors are made by bonding together several layers of plywood and topping this construction with a layer of genuine wood; the real wood surface makes these products very desirable indeed, and the sturdy design means that engineered wood is a more robust choice than solid wood.

Are you sold on engineered flooring yet? If not, you soon will be – for our latest Floors of the Week, we’ve chosen four of the most beautiful products from our Engineered range. Here they are:

Gunstock Oak

13.5mm Engineered Gunstock Oak

Elephant Skin floor

Brushed & Oiled Elephant Skin Floor

Prussian White Oak

13.5mm Engineered Prussian White Oak

Engineered oak floor

14mm Engineered Oak (130mm Wide)

See more in our Engineered Wood Flooring section!

Competition: Win a £50 Toys R Us Voucher!

Toys R Us voucher competition

December is getting nearer and nearer (a scary thought - this year has flown!) and some of us are already thinking about our Christmas shopping. Have you made a start yet? Or are you planning to leave it 'til nearer the time?

Either way, we bet you wouldn't say no to a little extra spending money - Christmas is an expensive time of year, and as Mr Tesco once said, every little helps! That's why we're giving away a £50 Toys R Us voucher to one lucky winner - it's valid in-store and online, and it's sure to go a long way if you've got children to shop for!


How to Enter:

To enter this great competition, all you have to do is retweet this competition tweet. Make sure you're following @floormakeruk on Twitter, too - only Floormaker followers will eligbile to win the grand prize!

The competition will close - and we'll announce the winner - at 10am on Friday the 10th of October, so be sure to get your entry in by then. Please note that this competition is open to UK entrants only.

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Floors of the Week: Wood-Style Laminates

Wood-style laminate flooring

Everybody wants a wooden floor, but few of us can afford the sky-high price of genuine hardwood flooring. Does this mean that, until our wealthy aunts and uncles bequeath us their fortunes, our dreams of beautiful wood flooring are doomed?

Perhaps not. If solid wood flooring is out of your price range, our stunning wood-style laminate flooring may well be a viable alternative – it’s cheaper, it’s easier to take care of, and if you pick the right style, it really can look just as good as real wood!

This week’s Floors of the Week were chosen for people just like you – people who want the natural beauty of hardwood, but without the price tag and troublesome maintenance requirements. What do you think of these beauties?

Phalsbourg Oak flooring

12mm Phalsbourg Oak

Harbour Oak flooring

12mm Harbour Oak

Rustic Oak flooring

7mm Rustic Oak

Dark Harbour Oak flooring

12mm Harbour Oak Dark

Don't like any of these? See our Laminate Flooring section for loads of other wood-style designs!