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Helping You to Compare Types of Flooring

There's so much choice available in the modern world that we often feel paralysed by the decision making process. We'd like to try and put all the considerations together in one place to help you make the right decision.

So, let's dive straight in and have a frank look at the choices that are available to you when you need a new floor:

Solid Wood Flooring



  • Thicker so re-sanding and refinishing possible
  • Longer lifespan as a result
  • Less expensive than engineered
  • Handles high traffic well
  • Looks better when worn


  • Needs treated for protection
  • No engineered edges for easy fit
  • Requires tradesmen to install
  • Installation often costs more
  • Needs sub-flooring

Engineered Wood Flooring

wood flooring

(pictured here with lacquer finish)


  • Looks like traditional wood
  • Pre-sanded and treated
  • Easier fitting with bevelled edges
  • No sub-flooring required


  • Costs more than solid wood
  • Less scope for refinishing
  • Slightly shorter lifespan than solid wood

Laminate Flooring

laminate flooring


  • Easy to transport
  • Quick to install
  • Versatile option
  • Simple to maintain
  • Resists mould and bacteria


  • Hollow sound
  • Manufactured feel
  • Can't be refinished
  • Shorter lifespan
  • Possible chemical release

Vinyl Flooring

vinyl flooring


  • Easy to install
  • Insulates well
  • Largely impervious to moisture
  • Available in printed wood finish


  • Finish can look artificial
  • Doesn't age / wear well
  • Made from non-renewable petroleum
  • Production consumes a lot of energy
  • Potential for volatile chemical release

Contact Kreative Flooring's Trafford Park showroom to find out more about the extensive choice of flooring on offer.

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Contact Information

Kreative Floors Ltd

The Studio, Unit 2 The Bridgewater Centre, Robson Avenue

Trafford Park


M41 7TE

Tel: 0161 748 8765

Email: sales@kreativefloors.com

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