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Karin H.
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Je begint met het schrijven van je boek, fictie of non-fictie, en daar stop je negen van de tien keer je hele ziel en zaligheid in. Dan kom je op het punt van: het is af - en nu? Zoals velen kun je het manuscript naar een van de talloze... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Boekenportaal
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Last week we received the following question : Having read your excellent articles, we now realise this subject is more complex than we imagined. We have a room that has a third of the (varnished?) parquet floor which is faded (see pix). We would like to know what approach to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2018 at Wood You Like
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Enjoying the sunny weather we're having of late? I'll bet you do! The intens sunshine however resulted in a panicky email: "I hope you can help us. We had an Oak floor installed which was finished with UV-oil. Now with all the sunny weather of the recent weeks, the part... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2018 at Wood You Like
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This month we received various questions : Hi I have a herringbone style parquet floor which is in need of some TLC more than anything. The wood is generally in very good condition. There are areas that are scuffed, but this appears to be more surface scuffing than anything else.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2018 at Wood You Like
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If you have plans to install your own wooden floor, why not profit from our special Jubilee additional discount on the E-version of Wood You Like's Installation Guide: 160 pages filled with tips, advice, images, drawings and much much more. The paperback version can still be Purchase at Amazon.co.uk for... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2018 at Wood You Like
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You might have done it already, or you might have thought about It - but do you know we receive question after question through our helpdesk (?Help) and we are always more than happy to reply with a proper answer. Our clients have been asking questions all of the 15... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2018 at Wood You Like
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Over the many years Wood You Like has been in business (this year already 15 years!) we must have received over 2000 questions - in our former showroom, over the phone, by email and nowadays mostly through our simple ?Help button. Many of these Frequently Asked questions we gathered together... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2018 at Wood You Like
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Last month we were a bit (too) optimistic about Sping arriving - just look at the weather this Easter Weekend - but.... Spring is - although slowly - definitely approaching and warmer weather will arrive shortly. Which means, for all those with Underfloor Heating underneath their wooden floor, the heating... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2018 at Wood You Like
Winter is here! In our latest newsletter we already mentioned that Spring was on its way, but that turned out to be wishfull thinking! So, we have to repeat our wintertips once again. 'Pampering' your floor by applying a maintenance product every 5 to 6 months will keep the wood... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2018 at Wood You Like
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Saicos Exterior Wood Care Products The winter slowly runs out of breath. Prepare your terrace ready for spring now! Removal of green-growth > Green-Ex Concentrate Removes mould from all outdoor woods, including natural and artificial stone terraces. Effective and biological degradable concentrate for effortless removal of mould and similar infestations.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2018 at Wood You Like
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"Wood You Like" to profit from our Anniversary? "Wood You Like" to known more about maintaining your wooden floor the correct - and easieste- way? "Wood You Like" to discover if your wooden floor canon be restored withouw sanding? We can go on and on with this wordplay, but we... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2018 at Wood You Like
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In 2018 we are celebrating our 15th! anniversary - with a counting down discount code for all of our fans: till 31.01.2018 you'll get 15% discount with code WYL15YRS till 28.02.2018 it counts down to 14% with code WYL15FEB till 31.03.18 it's 13% with code WYL15MAR till 30.04.18 12% with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2018 at Wood You Like
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11 days left on the discount code for 15% discount on all your orders - during January - in our secure webshop! In February it drops to a lower discount! In the 15 years Wood You Like is trading we have listed a large number of case-studies - the following... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2018 at Wood You Like
Way before we at Wood You Like started with the blogplatform we are still using, the first post was created and (still) hosted on Blogger. It details a case-study by hand of our many DIY customers: Case-study: Duoplank on Underfloor Heating As self-builders, we are very involved in specifying the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2018 at Wood You Like
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A very happy New Year to all of our clients, we at Wood You Like wish you and your loved ones good health and a prosperous 2018. This year we want to celebrate our 15th anniversary without you. Time seems to have flown and we often wonder were all the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2017 at Wood You Like
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Another year is almost at its end, that means the holiday season is upon us! Have you prepared your home already for Christmas or your New Years party? Then you are set and ready for all things to come. And happy things are coming your (and our) way: in 2018... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2017 at Wood You Like
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It's definitely December: cold, wet and windy with a sniff of snow in the air? Although it is only the beginning of the month, preparing for the festivities of the end of the month cannot start early enough! I'm not talking about a special decorated tree - commonly know an... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2017 at Wood You Like
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Most questions we receive start with: "What's best for....?" followed by their finish type or problem they have. Therefor we listing below a whole lot of our answers to the faq: Best for... Maintaining my oiled floor: two of the best products in one box: Saicos EcoLine Care Set Box... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2017 at Wood You Like
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When you have UnderFloor Heating (UFH) you should prepare your wooden floor for the arrival of real Autumn/Winter period now, before the true heating season starts. UFH tends to dry out the wood a bit more than on average, so treating your floor with a maintenance polish (like a moisteriser)... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2017 at Wood You Like
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Remember the last post - about a new client being as happy as Larry, due to our advice? That resulted in a lovely email from another new client: "Thank heaven for your recent post! My partner and I bought an old schoolhouse, complete with this old-fashion oak mosaic floor. The... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2017 at Wood You Like
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We recently received a call for help from a new home owner, she had bought a lovely home from an elderly couple who'd moved to a smaller house. The one item she really loved, and clinged the deal, was the tropical herringbone floor in the living area. But now she'd... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2017 at Wood You Like
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A worried lady called us with the following story: In her kitchen an Oak floor had been installed (wood-engineered) and, as can happen in areas where cooking is done, in front of the cooker splashes of grease had marked to floor. Knowing how well ammonium can cut through grease she'd... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2017 at Wood You Like
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When you are (re)searching products to care or repair your wooden floor, you could be forgiven for becoming overwhelmed by all the products available. Which one, or combination of products, would do everything you want it to do, AND is suitable for it? Do I need an oil when my... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2017 at Wood You Like
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There are two different types of floorboards: softwood and hardwood. Pine boards are the most frequently found in 'modern' homes. You can of course re-sand them, but that won't reduce the ease with which dents and small damages appear. If you accept this 'softwood' fact then there's nothing to stop... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2017 at Wood You Like
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There are wood species and there are wood species. The best known and most common/popular in wooden flooring is still Oak Rustic, showing its full natural character. Often stained - unfortunately, why would you disguise nature's own beautiful colours? Nature's own variety A few years ago we were asked to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2017 at Wood You Like