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Is solid wood flooring a good investment?

Is solid wood flooring a good investment?

Solid hardwood floors have many benefits that inspire homeowners to install this kind of flooring. These hardwood floors are highly durable and the daily cleaning of such floors is very easy. Moreover, the natural hardwood floor renders an aesthetic look to an entire house. Hence, it is obvious that the selling price of a house can be much higher due to the presence of solid wood flooring. According to a real estate market report, buyers are more inclined to pay even higher than quoted prices for houses with hardwood floors.   VIEW the POST

Ravensburger Woodland Friends giant floor puzzle

Ravensburger Woodland Friends giant floor puzzle

We love this Woodland Friends giant floor puzzle by Ravensburger, it's a 60 piece puzzle that once completed offers another game to play with the children. Daddy had fun testing the children's knowledge about woodland animals. They guessed some of the answers correctly that even I wasn't expecting.  VIEW the POST

Happy 90th birthday Winnie the Pooh

I am sure I am not the only one in the world that loves Winnie the Pooh, I have been a major fan since I was small and I have passed that love down to my two little ones. I used to do anything possible to involve Winnie the Pooh throughout school, I remember one of my GCSE art pieces was a painting of the Hundred Acre Wood, it was a fun thing to paint. Due to it being Winnie the Poohs 90th anniversary this year, Disney have taken the Hundred Acre Wood in to the digital era by making it interactive on the Disney website.  …

How to Care for Wood Furniture

How to Care for Wood Furniture

Every piece of wooden furniture is unique, because no two pieces of wood are the same. Wood furniture is a lifetime investment, and if properly cared for can be passed down through the generations. Always buy quality when it comes to wood furniture and choose a specialist retailer like Fortune Woods. It’s not uncommon to find several variations within a single piece of furniture as the natural colour and grain of the wood may react differently to the finish. VIEW the POST

#CountryKids – Anglesey Abbey, a National Trust egg trail

#CountryKids – Anglesey Abbey, a National Trust egg trail

On Monday The Constants and our friends The Effords took a trip across county to Anglesey Abbey, which is a fabulous National Trust location in Cambridgeshire and to top it off there was a Cadbury's Easter egg hunt on for Easter weekend. We had a lot of fun! VIEW the POST

Bigjigs Top 10 Wooden Christmas Toys

Each year it gets harder and harder to choose from the hundreds of favourites we have available! This list has been compiled by you the general public, our retailers, toy industry experts and by us, the wooden toy experts. All of the toys that have made the top 10 have been selected on the following criteria: Fun Factor Play Value Developmental Properties Value for Money So without further or do, in reverse order, here are our Bigjigs Top 10 Xmas Toys for 2013: …