Make the eco-conscious decision to put recycled flooring at the heart of your home. Here's what you need to know.

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE

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A beautiful floor needn’t cost the earth – one company has made a virtue out of discovering unwanted floors in France and repurposing them for modern homes. 

Find out more, and how Grand Designs magazine readers can get an exclusive deal on this beautiful flooring. 

Waste not, want not

While many modern floors are grown from sustainable tree stock, that still doesn’t account for vast amounts of old flooring that traditionally has gone to waste. Often, beautiful floors are ripped up and tossed away, with not only the raw materials but also the age and character of the wood being disposed of.

Eco Flooring has been reclaiming this wood over the last few years, finding sensational floors in monasteries, chateaus and other French heritage buildings, and bringing it back to the UK. There it’s reconditioned and made ready for use in homes that want characterful floor with no waste.

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From France to your floor

France’s loss is your gain. Reclaimed French oak in herringbone or chevron patterns is a perfect way to add flavour to your floors. It’s imbued with its own character and spirit, and thus can work in various rooms across your home.

From dramatic entrance halls through to kitchens, dining and living rooms, you can inject the history of this flooring straight into the place you live. Eco Flooring takes a bespoke approach to each project, restoring the wood and creating a floor you’ll be proud of.

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Service and craftsmanship

As a family-run business, Eco Flooring knows that customer service is important when it comes to something as important and foundational as a floor for your home – whether you’re renovating or undertaking a new build.

Contact the team and they’ll work to build a relationship with you, one where you can rest assured that the very best materials are selected and that the design chosen is right for your home. Their experience is key in making sure you get a floor that will delight you for years to come.

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Eco Flooring have a special offer for Grand Designs readers. This reclaimed French oak flooring is reduced from £175 per square metre for supply and installation, to £99. Get in touch for more information, and to inject some Gallic flair into your home.

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