Scott Paterson

Scott Works for a highland estate in Scotland where he manages a small team of 10 looking after the estates portfolio of properties.

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How To Remove Skirting Boards / Baseboards

Removing a room’s skirting boards is often a daunting task for those relatively new to DIY. I have however always found that this part of a flooring project is actually one of the easiest tasks when armed with the right tools and some know-how. The only difficulty lies in trying to keep any significant damage …

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Fixing an Uneven Floor for Laying Laminate

Before laying your laminate flooring it is essential to ensure that your subfloor is even. Only very small imperfections can be concealed using underlay. Underlay will not hide major flaws, and a floor that is uneven will need attention before you lay any laminate flooring. Any imperfections that are not properly dealt with prior to …

Types Of Laminate Flooring

Types of Laminate Flooring, Styles, Finishes, and Detail

Laminate flooring has come on leaps and bounds since it was first offered as an alternative to expensive hardwood flooring. It has become so popular in fact that there are few styles or finishes that you can achieve with either hardwood flooring, stone or slate that can not also be achieved with laminate. In this …

Choosing Laminate Flooring

How to Choose Which Laminate Flooring is Right for Your Project

When choosing laminate flooring, it is a common misunderstanding that only the appearance matters and that all laminate is made to roughly the same standard and for the same purpose. However, in reality, nothing could be further from the truth. When purchasing laminate flooring, it is essential that you understand the differences in AC ratings …