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  • Laminate versus wood veneer…
    December 16, 2020

    Laminate versus wood veneer…

    Upon first glance, you’d be forgiven in not recognising a wood veneer surface over a laminate! Over recent years, laminate surfaces have become more realistic in appearance, a far cry from the plastic looking, often garish colourways that they used...

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  • Is Wood Veneer Real Wood?
    December 9, 2020

    Is Wood Veneer Real Wood?

    Wood veneer is most certainly made from real wood!  In fact, the dictionary definition of a veneer is: A thin sheet or layer of a superior or decorative grained wood, often bonded to a lesser grade wood such as plywood....

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  • Wood wall panelling ideas for hallways
    December 2, 2020

    Wood wall panelling ideas for hallways

    As the connecting space between rooms, the hallway is one of the most frequently used areas in a home. Even so, it’s often perceived as a purely functional area, and not necessarily given the credit or attention this space deserves! ...

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  • Why is wood veneer more expensive than laminate?
    November 25, 2020

    Why is wood veneer more expensive than laminate?

    Wood veneer is inherently more expensive than laminate for a number of reasons... Fundamentally, this is primarily due to wood veneer being a naturally made product, whereas laminate is a man-made product. Ultimately, anything that can be ‘mass produced’ is...

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  • Wood Wall Panelling Bedroom Ideas
    November 18, 2020

    Wood Wall Panelling Bedroom Ideas

    The bedroom is one of the only rooms in your home that is your personal space – a place to relax and unwind in, or retreat to when you need some time to yourself. The primary function of a bedroom...

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  • Looking for a project during lockdown?
    November 4, 2020

    Looking for a project during lockdown?

    Winter is fast approaching… The dark nights are setting in and the temperature is certainly dropping. It’s usually a time of year when we are starting to think about meeting up with family and friends, as the festive season approaches....

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  • Rustic or contemporary – you decide!
    October 22, 2020

    Rustic or contemporary – you decide!

    As its popularity soars, so too does our portfolio of Acupanel finishes, which now includes a fabulous ‘Contemporary’ range of finishes along with the original options, which have a more ‘Rustic’ surface appearance. Sourced using only the highest quality materials,...

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  • Creative ways with Luméa Shell Veneer
    October 14, 2020

    Creative ways with Luméa Shell Veneer

    Undeniably beautiful in appearance, Luméa shell veneer is one of the latest ranges to be added to our ever-increasing portfolio of fabulous veneers and wooden wall panelling. Almost paper like, each sheet has been meticulously created using layer upon layer...

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