How to maintain kitchen worktops

Aftercare for kitchen worktops to keep them looking as good as new Obviously, after installing your brand new kitchen, you want the satisfaction of a pristine cooking area for as long as possible. Unfortunately, the rigours of cooking and all the foods and liquids you use in the kitchen can lead to staining or scratches on the worktops you’ve just installed. So, to keep your worktops looking fresher for longer, we’ve assembled a guide on how to clean and maintain your kitchen worktops. There are a multitude of worktop surfaces... Read More


How to Install Decking

When it comes to laying decking, there are a few things you need to know before getting started. Measure twice, cut once, as they say — preparation is key to getting a DIY project like a decking completed to your satisfaction. The best thing about installing a deck is that if you’re new to carpentry this is an ideal first project. Installing decking by yourself is doable, though you’re likely to want a friend to come and help out. Whilst laying a deck may seem complicated to the complete beginner,... Read More


How to Choose Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring is an inexpensive but durable option for home DIYers. You can achieve a polished look for any room in your home with relative ease. Laminate flooring is easily installed by a single DIYer with simple tools. If you’re unsure of working on it yourself, or if it’s in a bathroom where it needs to be watertight, you can consider professional help. Laying laminate flooring is like putting together a giant puzzle. The pieces of flooring are usually designed with a tongue and groove style system, sometimes known as... Read More


How to Fit Vinyl Flooring

At Arnold Laver, we are pleased to offer our customers a wide range of quality vinyl flooring options, with colours and styles to suit every home. Popular for its contemporary look, vinyl flooring is a cost-effective way to bring the look of real wood into your home. So, if you have decided that vinyl flooring is the right option for you, you might be wondering now how to fit it? If this sounds like you, then have no fear. Here at Laver Online, we have put together an all you... Read More


The Laver Guide to Timber Grades

If you’re starting a new DIY project, you may have come across the terms C16 or C24 timber, and you may not know what they mean. Many DIY sites throw terms like these around with no real guidance or advice, and you’re just expected to know already. But at Arnold Laver, we are dedicated to ensuring that our customers have all of the information they need before diving headfirst into any DIY project. This is why we are proud to present the Arnold Laver guide to different timber grades! Here... Read More


Why You Should Choose Laminate Flooring

Today we present to you the age-old argument in the DIY community; laminate or solid wood? With many people immediately opting for the much more expensive solid wood options, laminate flooring can often go overlooked for its many benefits. Well, we want to showcase to our readers why we, at Arnold Laver, believe you should always choose laminate flooring wherever you can. Read through our full guide today to find out more about laminate, including a breakdown on costs, look, and durability, plus much more. So, before you start your... Read More


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


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


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


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