Over the past few years, Scandinavian style has taken centre stage as one of the most desirable aesthetics for the home. From lagom to hygge, the whole world is looking to our northerly neighbours for lifestyle inspiration.
Whether you want to create a cosy, welcoming environment in your home, or... read more
Update: November 2020 - JFJ Flooring is online only
England has entered a national lockdown from 5th November until December 2nd, 2020. This means that our showroom in North Devon is closed for now so please don't visit because as much as we'd love to see you it's just not possible at this time.... read more
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What is LVT Wood Plastic Composite Flooring?
Let’s start by breaking down the acronyms LVT and WPC. LVT stands for Luxury Vinyl Tile - a product that emulates the natural characteristics of wood or stone flooring but provides additional... read more
The word ‘rustic’ is defined by the Oxford dictionary as something that has “a simplicity and charm that is considered typical of the countryside”. In our opinion, there is no better way to achieve this feel within your property than with a natural timber floor.
Hardwood flooring is extremely... read more
Allergy sufferers often have it rough. With the majority of people spending as much as 90% of their time indoors, it’s important to make your work and living space as allergy-friendly as possible.
Carpets are not your friends when it comes to combating allergens. They attract dirt, dust, pet (and... read more
The modern world of interior design and DIY is complicated and often confusing. With so many wood and other flooring options available, it can be tricky to know what the best wood flooring is for your home or project; or even whether you should be considering a non-wood option.
The three most... read more
An engineered hardwood floor is a great option for you home. Reliable, versatile, and created from real wood, it’s the perfect way to update your interior decor with a warm and cosy feel.
What does ‘engineered’ mean?
Put simply, an engineered board is made up of more than one solid section of... read more
A real wood floor adds a truly beautiful style and feel to any space. But keeping that floor clean is essential for protecting it and extending its longevity. The colour and appearance of the wood will naturally slowly shift, but it’s important to ensure this only happens as a result of natural... read more
We love being involved in building projects, particularly when we get to play a part in the transformation and restoration of old buildings in the local area. There’s something about bringing a new lease of life to a deserted structure that would otherwise be left to decay, or even demolished.... read more
Whether you’ve just recently moved into your new home and some old flooring needs replacing, or you’ve lived in the same house for years and just want to add more hardwood in with the current wood floor as part of your renovating project, it certainly is a challenging task matching an existing... read more
This is one of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to purchasing wood flooring, especially for those of you who have not dealt with engineered wood flooring before. Many people have been fully converted to engineered but it still remains to this day a highly misunderstood wood... read more
Keeping your home looking clean and tidy is a challenge in itself, let alone when you have a canine or feline friend to keep your eyes on! If you’re interested in hardwood flooring being laid into your house, but have worries about the increased chance of damage your pet could cause, here’s a few... read more
What is a wear layer? To answer this question simply, the wear layer is basically the thickness of hardwood that sits on top of the multiply core of engineered wood flooring. These two elements combined present you with an engineered wooden floor.
The wear layer can vary in thickness from as thin... read more
There are many factor to consider when making this decision, but ultimately it comes down to the room in which it is being fitted and personal preference. Everyone has different tastes, but all that’s important is that you are happy and proud with how your home looks.
We supply different lengths... read more
It goes without saying that the colour is a factor that everyone considers when purchasing a hardwood floor. However, with so many finishes to choose from, you must be careful not to get blinkered by this and fail to consider the other important aspect of what makes a board suited to your property... read more
It’s a question home owners have been asking for years when trying to decide what will look best in their property. Everyone’s opinion differs but ultimately there is no right or wrong and it very much comes down to the property and personal tastes.
However there are some important comparisons to... read more
So you've decided on wooden flooring to give your home a makeover - great! The next step is deciding on the type of board you're going to lay, and which direction you will run them through the room. Click here to view our full range of wood flooring types, and keep reading for handy tips to help... read more
In today's flooring industry, there are a number of flooring options to choose from and one common misconception is that engineered wood flooring and laminate wood flooring are the same. Engineered wood flooring and laminate flooring are in fact constructed completely differently, this results in... read more
In modern times, a quality engineered wooden floor is a suitable, practical and beautiful flooring solution for your kitchen providing you purchase the right product.
Due to the nature of a kitchen it’s important that the floor is constructed in such a way that offers the highest levels... read more
One of the many benefits of fitting a quality engineered wooden floor in your home is its compatibility with underfloor heating. Underfloor heating is not only an effective and luxurious heating solution but also a great way to save space. However there are a number of important factors to consider... read more
We often get asked how orange our oak is, or how susceptible our boards are to developing a golden tone? However this question is difficult to answer because peoples' perception of what is 'orange' differs depending on personal taste and the appearance of the flooring in different surroundings.
We... read more
Our European oak flooring has been used in many properties throughout the South West over the years. The natural beauty and features of European oak fit perfectly with our countryside and rugged, wild coastlines.
North Cornwall has always been a big area for us with many home owners choosing the... read more
Unlike laminate flooring that cannot be sanded back, engineered wood floorboards have a top “wear layer” of real wood, allowing them to be sanded back multiple times for refinishing.
Our high quality engineered wood flooring is constructed of multiple layers of laminated hardwood arranged in a... read more
Is Engineered Wood Flooring warm and can I fit underfloor heating underneath?
One of the most common concerns that our customers have when looking to buy wood flooring is about the warmth of the wooden boards. We’ll never change the fact that as a material, wood feels colder underfoot than carpet... read more
When ordering a wooden floor and calculating your floor area, you must allow for a certain amount of wastage. This amount can vary depending on a number of factors, the first of which is the property and fitting method. During the fitting process boards will have to be cut especially to fit your... read more
Engineered oak flooring is available in either pre-treated or untreated boards. In this article, JFJ Wood Flooring looks at the features, benefits and drawbacks for each type, in order to help you decide which type is most suitable for your flooring requirements.
Pre-Treated Engineered Oak... read more
Like many things, ranges of engineered wood flooring can vary substantially in both price and quality, so how do you decide which specification is right for you? To help, we’ve put together a guide looking at the benefits of engineered wood flooring, if you have any further questions then please do... read more
When searching for your flooring, you will face three contrasting options
This can immediately make deciding which floor finish to choose a daunting task. And what's more, for best results you shouldn't decide based on visual effect alone. Think about how much wear and tear your flooring will get... read more
Why Use Walnut Wood Flooring?
When you are planning your new floor you have many decisions to make, but let’s assume you have already made the choice of laying engineered hardwood flooring for a timeless, long-lasting, beautiful effect, then the next decision is what type of hardwood to use. The... read more
Recently, JFJ were happy to supply some premium oak flooring to a popular venue in Somerset. The Tarr Farm Inn is a high-class hotel, restaurant and wedding venue located right on the stunning Tarr Steps of Exmoor National Park. In their search for a flooring material for their restaurant that... read more
Textured finished have become popular in recent years due to their authentic appearance and tactile feel. However, there is more to think about than looks alone and in this article we will cover the pros and cons of a textured finishes such as brushed and oiled.
So let’s start by explaining what... read more
Situated in a semi-rural location in the hamlet of Eashing, close to Godalming is a 1964 stainless steel clad property. The house has undergone a spectacular and award winning re-modelling and restoration by renowned architect Jake Edgley of Edgley Design. This contemporary new home of modern... read more
We know reputation is vital!
We are a family business that take pride in what we do. We know that reputation is crucial and our business has been built on repeat business, recommendations and word of mouth. Even in the internet driven world we live in today, over 50% of our orders come as a result... read more
After being involved in wood floors and joinery production for more than 35 years we are seeing big changes in the flooring world.
People looking for wood flooring in our modern times are so frequently bombarded with so many different products and information it can often be overwhelming. Gone are... read more
If 2020 has taught us anything, it's to appreciate what and who we have around us. We may have spent much more time in our homes than ever before. So why not make where you live a priority for 2021 and where better to start than by choosing a new wooden floor.
Engineered wood, LVT and Solid Oak... read more
When it comes to buying flooring, who better to recommend JFJ Flooring than our satisfied customers. We recently sent out a message to ask if anyone would be kind enough to post a review on Google for us and we were overwhelmed with the response. Murray Douglas was very pleased with his purchase of... read more
The Bell Inn at Chittlehampton in North Devon is a traditional village pub that has an excellent reputation for food. So when they built a large brick and wooden conservatory as a light and spacious restaurant during the Coronavirus lockdown in Spring 2020, landlord Mark Jones was after a... read more
The simple answer to this question is – there isn’t one. The Grade of timber refers to the amount of natural features or characteristics that are included within the wood. The more knots, colour variation, sapwood, splits and natural features the ‘lower’ the grade of oak. For example a prime... read more
Get a Great Return on Investment and a Beautiful Floor at the same time
When choosing which flooring to purchase for your home there may be some factors that seem obvious to consider such beauty and practicality. However one factor that may not be quite as obvious is return on investment.... read more
Suppose you’re planning to lay new flooring and you have decided you want the look and practicality of wood. Beautiful grain patterns, easy to keep clean and maintain, works well in any room; what’s not to love? But now you have to decide between engineered oak or the relatively new LVT WPC (luxury... read more
Exciting news, we have been featured on the Handyman Reviewed Blog as one of the top flooring providers in the UK. We're super proud to have made it on their list - check it out here:
They considered factors like functionality, style, robustness... read more
If you are renovating your home, or even if you are working on an investment property, there are all sorts of improvements and changes you can make, and for every one of them there are plenty of decisions to be made. You will be choosing colours, materials, layout and more, and each of those... read more
How to Build a Modern Kitchen Using Wood Flooring
Whether you are the sort of person who takes pleasure from the culinary arts, baking fresh bread, piping butter icing into flowers, and slicing fresh vegetables, or you just want to open a ready meal chuck it in the oven and open a bottle of... read more
There’s nothing so provocative as titling an article with a bold statement but sometimes it is necessary to be bold in order to achieve the desired effect. And let’s face it, luxury engineered wood oak flooring is the bold, premium choice in almost every room to achieve the effect of a warm, cosy,... read more
Some will say a house is never quite a home without pets. Whether you’re a cat person, a dog person, or have embraced the slightly more eccentric side of pet ownership, choosing the right flooring for your pets can be tricky.
On the one hand you want your home to be comfortable and stylish for... read more
The last few years have seen a surge in the popularity of grey wooden flooring and for good reason. It’s fresh, light, stylish, and offers a completely unique twist on the traditional look of classic wood floors. With a range of shades available, a grey floor offers a modern, clean and minimalist... read more
How to Maximise Kitchen Design and Space with Engineered Oak Flooring.
The modern kitchen; far from being a place where the woman of the family spends hours alone preparing meals for ravenous children and a taciturn breadwinner (thank goodness). Today, the kitchen is far more often a central focal... read more
Having been based in North Molton for a long time, JFJ Wood Flooring are pleased to be able to provide the successful North Molton Stags with some great new kit.
Football is in the blood and Tom plays for North Molton too, when he gets some time off from the business.
The Stags can be found... read more
Distressed wooden flooring is a particular style that is designed to give an old and worn feel to a new hardwood floor.
Distressed boards tend to come with a textured finish that enhances the grain of the wood. They also tend to be an extra rustic grade meaning the floors feature their fair share... read more
One of the benefits of a beautiful wooden floor is the ease of cleaning and maintaining. It’s a flooring solution for your home that will add warmth and character as well as being much easier to keep clean in comparison to carpet.
However, over the years spills and accidents will happen that may... read more
With winter inching closer, we can look forward to getting festive with our loved ones, enjoying Christmas get-togethers and New Year’s Eve parties.
Just like the new year, it’s time to think about the future and welcoming new change, and your home is the perfect place to start. From a little... read more
In the village of Porthcothan Bay in North Cornwall, stands an innovative new house that was designed around the sites remarkable position on the coastline. Situated between Newquay and Padstow, in a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this contemporary two storey house really shows off... read more
If you are looking to add a stylish and contemporary feel to your property, a white washed or limed effect floor could be the way to go. White effect floors have become more and more popular in the recent years as people look to add a feeling of spaciousness and Scandinavian feel to their homes... read more
Over the years, we’ve seen more and more of our customers develop what we like to call the ‘Wood Flooring Bug’ – when, after hours of deliberating over whether carpets or wood flooring would be better suited to their home, and then having one room fitted with our engineered oak or walnut boards,... read more
With so many grades, wood species, colours, complicated specifications and types of finish, choosing the right range for the best engineered wood flooring for your home can be a daunting task. Here at JFJ, our many years of experience in the wood flooring industry has taught us how to help... read more
Despite recent advances in modern printing technology, the printed image on a laminate floor board can never truly replicate the genuine knots, grain and texture that give real wood boards their timeless charm. Although you may be cutting costs by choosing laminate – you’re most certainly also... read more
The perfect board for when on a tighter budget yet still looking for quality.
We are now happy to introduce our brand new 14mm thick 'Country' Range of engineered oak flooring.
Our 'Country' Range engineered oak flooring is the perfect board for those on a tighter budget who still demand... read more
JFJ Wood Flooring is the same company as the well known North Devon joinery manufacturers JF Joinery. JF Joinery specialise in oak windows and doors and have been doing so for over the 35 years.
For a quote, give us a call and ask for John, or email us with what you are after... read more
Welcome to the new JFJ Wood Flooring website. Don't panic if everything is looking a little unfamiliar, we are the same company as JF Joinery and JFJ Flooring!
There are a number of reason we decided to re-design our website. First of which being related to our ranking on the major search engines... read more
To help with your flooring decision…
Before You Go...
Did you know we offer free samples?
And that as a family business over 60% of our orders come from recommendations and return clients?
Request a free sample of any of our hardwood floors today and see the quality for yourself.