Arnold Laver Blog

04/01/2021

Garden Improvements: How to Add Value to Your Home

Are you looking to increase value to your home? Perhaps you have already read our previous home improvements guide, and are looking for any more tips and info to help you to add value to your home on the market. Well, at Arnold Laver, we thought we would bring you a part 2 to our home improvements series. Introducing the Arnold Laver garden improvements guide!  When people improve their home ready for the housing market, they often leave the garden overlooked, when it can be one of the simplest places... Read More

04/01/2021

How to Lay Laminate Flooring

At Arnold Laver, you can shop a huge selection of high-quality laminate flooring, with options to suit every room and style preference. But once you’ve chosen the perfect laminate flooring for your home or project, actually laying your new laminate is a new challenge in itself. Especially if you’re new to home improvements and DIY, it may be the case that you’re not sure where to even begin when it comes to fitting new flooring.  Well, have no fear, here at Laver Online, we have put together the all-you-could-need guide... Read More

30/11/2020

Simple Kitchen Makeovers

If you’re looking for simple and cost-effective ways to give your kitchen a makeover, then you have come to the right place. At Arnold Laver, we want to show you that making over your kitchen doesn’t have to include a total refit, which can be very pricey and disrupt your everyday life. With a few simple changes, you can give your kitchen a makeover tailored to your taste and style, without the high-price tags and stress. Explore our guide today and discover all of our helpful hints and tips to... Read More

30/10/2020
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Cleaning & Maintaining Your Flooring

Both laminate and vinyl flooring are increasingly popular flooring choices for homeowners in the UK. However, not knowing how to properly maintain and care for them can be detrimental to their properties and aesthetics over time. A result of neglect, both laminate and vinyl wood flooring can become stained, scratched, and marked over time. What’s worse, when the damage becomes too great, this ultimately leaves families out of pocket when the time comes to replace or repair it. We don’t want to see anyone lose out on money, especially our... Read More

30/10/2020

Creating Your Own Gorgeous Patio Area

Recently, many of us have spent more time in our gardens with family and friends than ever before, so making your outdoor patio as homely and comfortable as possible is a high priority on everyone’s lists.  Luckily for you, here at Arnold Laver, we make creating your own gorgeous patio area as easy as possible. Here you can find all of the inspiration and creative ideas you might need to imagine your patio space, and then the materials to make your dream a reality. So, read through our guide today... Read More

03/09/2020

Cleaning & Maintaining Your Garden Decking

Everyone loves a good bit of garden decking; it opens your home up to so many possibilities giving you the perfect area to relax in the sun, cook up a barbeque or socialise with friends. Because of the benefits that owning your own decking brings, many people splash out big money on having them installed in their garden, only to later let their decking deteriorate away under the elements. At Arnold Laver, we have nearly 100 years experience in the timber industry, and so we have seen it time and... Read More

04/08/2020

The Arnold Laver Essential DIY Safety Tips Guide

At Arnold Laver, we are dedicated to helping our customers to achieve their DIY dreams. Whether you’re putting up a timber fence or decking in your garden, replacing a kitchen worktop or even transforming your home with a new staircase, we have all of the helpful hints and tips to aid you.  When starting a new DIY project, safety should be your first concern, no matter the plan or goal. While accidents can happen, you can largely prevent them by being cautious, responsible and by following our basic DIY safety... Read More

04/08/2020

What Type of Garden Decking is for Me?

At Arnold Laver, we believe that you should feel just as comfortable in your garden as you would inside your home and that taking care of your property shouldn’t stop at the back door. Make sure you can enjoy your home from the outside just as much as the inside, with stylish and sleek decking that will transform your outdoor space. Whether you’re looking to create a patio area perfect for an outdoor seating arrangement or want to maximise the space in your garden with various levels, every option is... Read More

what is composite decking 27/02/2020
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What is Composite Decking?

Offering the attractive appearance of hardwood with the added bonus of increased durability, composite decking is becoming an increasingly popular alternative to traditional wood decking. But what is composite decking exactly? Here at Arnold Laver, we’ve created a complete guide to composite decking to answer your questions. From its materials and cost to its many benefits and even how to clean it, we’ve detailed all you need to know before deciding if it could be the right choice for your garden. What is Composite Decking Made Of? Composite decking is... Read More

27/02/2020
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How to Paint a Fence

Whether it’s a brand new garden fence or an old one that needs sprucing up ready for summer, a fresh lick of paint or wood stain can make all the difference to the appearance of your garden. As well as enhancing your garden’s aesthetic, fence paint can also play a large role in the maintenance of your timber fence, helping it withstand the elements and all the external weather conditions such as rain and UV rays and that can cause rot and fading. Regardless of your DIY prowess, painting a... Read More