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Your guide to polypropylene and stain-resistant carpets

Your guide to polypropylene and stain-resistant carpets Busy family homes need resilient, easy-to-clean furnishings – especially with little ones running about and pets with muddy paws. So, when it comes to choosing new carpets, it’s a good idea to consider whether you’d prefer carpets made of natural fibres like wool which offer longevity but can […]

How to choose the best wood flooring for your kitchen

How to choose the best wood flooring for your kitchen Your kitchen is the heart of your home. From your morning coffee to your evening meal, it’s where you start and end your day and so your flooring needs to withstand a lot of activity. And as well as being hard-wearing and functional, it needs […]

Combining carpet and wood stairs

How to create the perfect carpet & wood stair combination Combining carpet and wood stairs can turn an ordinary staircase into a striking home feature. Once considered a décor choice best suited to older, traditional houses, stair runners have become increasingly popular in modern homes – and they really can work in any setting: classic, contemporary, or […]

Wood Flooring Colours

How to choose the perfect wood floor colours for your home There are many reasons wood flooring is a perennial interior favourite – it’s timeless, it’s practical and hard-wearing, and it suits a range of décor styles and design aesthetics.  Whether you’re looking for an understated flooring option for a contemporary home, or a rustic-style […]

New year, new focus

Contracts manager David Simpson joins our commercial flooring team Our contract work covers a wide range of new-build and refurbishment projects in commercial and retail premises, healthcare and educational establishments and residential buildings. We supply and install carpet, wood, luxury vinyl and other flooring for public and front-of-house areas; we also provide practical, heavy-duty flooring for […]

Go with the grain

Our simple guide to maintaining and cleaning your wood floor Modern engineered wood flooring gives you the best of all worlds: an authentic wood floor texture and appearance, yet it’s much more stable and resistant to changes in moisture and temperature than traditional solid wood flooring. With its laminated structure and solid hardwood top layer, […]

Made for each other

Does wood flooring work with underfloor heating systems? Thanks to advances in materials and technology, engineered solid wood flooring and underfloor heating can provide years of trouble-free service and comfort – provided they’re correctly installed to begin with. Wood flooring’s unique colours, designs and texture make it the ideal choice for almost any living space. […]

Hot off the press

The story behind the story The October edition of Country Homes & Interiors magazine includes a six-page, full-colour feature about a sumptuous rural property in the sought-after Surrey village of Windlesham. As the photographs testify, it’s far from your-run-of-the-mill new-build project. Best described as ‘the perfect state-of-the-art 21st Century cottage’, it was planned to fit […]

Heritage buildings

Respecting the past, embracing the present We have had the privilege of supplying and installing different types of flooring in many heritage and Listed buildings. We have particular experience and expertise in fitting wood flooring: working directly with leading timber suppliers in the UK and Europe, we have access to a huge range of timbers, so […]

Bars & restaurants

Form and function, at your service Your choice of flooring is crucial to both the efficient operation and ambiance of your restaurant or bar. At Higherground, we can supply and install a wide range of commercial flooring to meet the specific needs of all areas within your premises. For dining areas, we can specify materials […]

Hospitals & healthcare

Fostering safe, clean spaces for all Hospitals and other healthcare facilities are complex, busy environments, with different areas requiring specific qualities and performance from their flooring. We have over 20 years’ experience of working with both the private sector and the NHS, supplying and installing durable, easy-to-clean flooring in public areas such as entrances and corridors, […]