Flooring Advice Centre


Welcome to the UKFD Flooring Advice Centre! Here you can find information on everything from terminology and specifications of floors to how to install your new floor and how to maintain your floor after it is installed. If your questions are not answered on these pages, or you simply wish to speak with a Customer Service Representative, our customers can contact us local rate on 0844 327 4444 or by email at info@ukflooringdirect.co.uk


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Flooring Advice Centre

Our advice centre provides a user-friendly one-stop shop to answering your questions about flooring. Whether you are looking for maintenance information, an installation guide, or just wish to contact us directly, you will be able to find it here. We also have general information and links to articles on flooring, to ensure the widest range of advice possible is provided. See a complete list of our flooring advice pages here.

Tech Advice

UK Flooring Direct does more than just stock and sell floor products. We offer a comprehensive range of help and advice through various sources that are there to help you with all sorts of issues, whether it is choosing the right type of floor, installation difficulties the latest flooring industry news and expert advice on dealing with problems and questions that people can face with their floors.

Things to know before you buy:

Preparing for Installation:


Accessories Guide

Learn all about the accessories you will need to successfully install and maintain your new floor.

Installation Guides

We offer guides to installing floors that provide clear, step-by-step instructions to help ensure that what may seem like a daunting task is made simple and helps you to fit your new floor correctly, leaving it looking every bit as good as you imagined it would be. These include important matters such as the preparation of sub-floors to ensure they are in the right condition before you lay a new floor on top of it.

Maintenance Guides

How you look after your floor will depend on what type of flooring you have installed.  We have maintenance guides for every type of flooring to help you keep them looking strong and beautiful for years to come.

The UK Flooring Direct Brands

Find the flooring brand that works for you with our simple UKFD Brand Guide, helping you to choose the perfect floor that meets your style and specifications.


We provide news on the latest events, trends and developments in the flooring industry, whether reporting on the fortunes of the carpet industry in places famous for producing them, reporting on the latest use of cork and bamboo as eco-friendly materials or featuring individual products we have in stock, we aim to keep you informed about what is happening in the world of flooring to help give you the bigger picture.

Knowledge Base

Our expert offers advice based on a question posed by a member of the public on a topic that may affect many people. It may concern what floor to choose, how to avoid installation mistakes or what to do about stubborn carpet stains, providing hints and tips you may find very useful for your own floor.

Experts You Can Speak To

Our advice centre page contains contact details to enable you to speak to our experts quickly by phone, email or live chat. This means that if the advice pages do not answer your query, you can speak to one of our highly-trained staff instead and get to the bottom of any issue, be it about installation, maintenance or how to solve an unusual problem.


UK Flooring Direct provide these articles for advice and guidance, however every instance is unique and we would recommend seeking professional advice for any issues or questions you have with your flooring or installation.


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