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Transforming Spaces: Kerryn Elwin's Journey in Interior Design

Meet Kerryn Elwin, the creative behind K Design Studio and Kerryn Elwin, Interior Designer. From a passion for improving homes to a celebrated career, Kerryn has shaped spaces to enjoy with her design expertise. Beginning her studies as a stay-at-home mum, she has since turned her vision into a thriving business that caters to client-focused design solutions. Read on to discover how Kerryn's aspirations became a reality and how her creative career has developed in the interior design indust...

February 12, 2024

Introducing the New Odense Range by Pergo

Long, Wide Planks with a True Sense of NatureIf you're looking for elegant, durable flooring with a touch of nature, look no further than the new Odense laminate floor range by Pergo. Odense brings a timeless Scandinavian feel to your home with a high-quality laminate floor that could easily be mistaken for real timberThe extra-long and extra-wide planks of Odense laminate create a visually expansive effect, perfect for making smaller rooms appear larger. With as many as 16 unique plank textures...

November 21, 2023

Laminate Flooring Papamoa Beach Home Renovation

This Papamoa home in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty was recently renovated to modernise its look and make the most of living near Papamoa beach. The owners selected our Brushed Oak Warm Natural Laminate from our Perspective Nature Range.Perspective Nature Laminates are a wonderful choice because they have an authentic wood look and are durable, offering fantastic fade and water resistance to make them ideal for the sun, sand, and beach lifestyle....

November 16, 2023

Exploring the World of Interiors with Lucy Furniss: A Designer Spotlight

Welcome to the November edition of our monthly Designer Spotlight Series! This month, we had the pleasure of interviewing Lucy Furniss from Lucy Furniss Design.With a lifelong passion for interior design, Lucy's journey in the industry has been nothing short of inspiring. In this exclusive interview, she shares her experiences, insights, and tips for planning a cohesive interior style. Whether you're embarking on a home improvement project or building a new house, Lucy's expertise is sure to pro...

November 1, 2023

Introducing the Beauty of Arendal Laminate Flooring by Pergo

We are introducing a new addition to our laminate collection at Floorboards this month - the Arendal Laminate Flooring by Pergo. With its balanced and slightly longer planks, the Arendal 9mm laminate floor brings a touch of classic elegance to any room....

October 30, 2023

Picking the Perfect Hard Surface Floor: A Flooring Guide for Homeowners

Building a new home, renovating your current one, or just wanting to spruce things up a bit? There are lots of choices to make!Choosing the colour of your hard surface floor might seem like a piece of cake. But once you start exploring, you'll find there are so many options that it can feel like a maze. Without someone to guide you, you might end up picking based only on colour and price. But what if the floor doesn't last as long as you hoped?That's where we come in and we're here to help you m...

October 12, 2023

Behind the Scenes with Interior Designer Paula Waterhouse

Welcome to our October Designer Spotlight series, where this month, we are thrilled to present a Q&A interview with the exceptionally talented Waikato-based interior designer Paula Waterhouse.As the head of Paula Waterhouse Design, Paula is known for her unique design style and extensive experience in the industry. In this interview, she shares insights about her inspiration, her journey as a designer, advice on creating an interior design scheme for your home and thoughts on upcoming t...

October 2, 2023

Where to see our floors installed 2023

See our flooring installed in the following builders show homes from October 2023. Please note that opening hours may differ, so please visit the builder's own website for individual show home hours....

October 1, 2023

Waikato Home and Garden Show 2023: See us there on Stand 301

We're excited to announce that Floorboards will be at this year's Waikato Home and Garden Show. If you're thinking of building or renovating, this is the perfect opportunity for you to come and meet us! We'll have a stunning display showcasing our top-quality products, and we can't wait to learn more about your project....

September 15, 2023

Designing for Connection: An Interview with Delwyn McClennan

Welcome to our September Designer Spotlight series! This month, we are excited to introduce Delwyn McClennan, an award-winning Senior Designer at Kitchen Studio Waikato. Join us as we explore Delwyn's design philosophy, thoughts on current trends, and invaluable tips for creating design schemes that bring people together. ...

September 1, 2023

Designer Spotlight with Deb Couchman: Creating an Interior with Soul

This month, we are shining the Designer Spotlight on a talented interior designer who knows how to create beautiful interior spaces that express authenticity and soul. Say hello to Deb Couchman from Rosenruby Interior Design....

August 1, 2023

NEW! Quick Step Muse: Warm & Authentic, Stone-Look Laminate Tile

Introducing Muse laminate stone-look and tile-look flooring. With its warm underfoot feel and authentic stone textured surface, Muse laminate tile-look flooring can bring a touch of elegance to your home. Inspired by the unique pallet of Belgian bluestone, this floor captures the beauty of nature....

July 12, 2023

NEW! Introducing Pergo Drammen Laminate Flooring

Introducing Drammen Laminate Flooring by Pergo - the perfect addition to transform your home into something beautiful. Sure to impress, the colour and texture range can offer a contemporary feel to any room....

July 11, 2023

Engineered vs. Solid Timber Flooring: Explore the Advantages of Engineered Flooring

When it comes to selecting the best timber flooring for your home, you might find it challenging to choose between engineered and solid timber planks. Solid timber flooring has been the traditional choice, but before you stick to the conventional path, let's consider the benefits of modern engineered timber flooring compared to traditional solid hardwood floors. You might discover that a contemporary timber flooring solution is actually a better option for you....

May 19, 2023

Building or Renovating: How to Select the Perfect Flooring for Your Home?

Choosing the right flooring can be a challenging task, especially when you don't know where to start. Whether you're building a new home or renovating an existing one, selecting the right flooring surface is essential as it sets the tone for the beauty and comfort of your living space. With so many flooring options available, you need to consider your needs, lifestyle, and preferences before making a decision.To help you make the right choice, we've put together a quick guide featuring some of o...

May 10, 2023

From Resale Value to Durability: Why Hard Surface Flooring is Taking Over Homes in New Zealand

Are you considering replacing your carpet with hard surface flooring? If so, you're not alone. In New Zealand, the trend of installing hard surface flooring is on the rise, and for good reason.Hard surface flooring offers a variety of benefits that make it an attractive choice for homeowners. From durability to hygiene, hard surface flooring is a smart investment that can improve the look and functionality of your home. Let's take a look at why hard surface flooring is a popular choice....

May 4, 2023

What's the difference between Chevron and Herringbone?

Creating a stunning interior design is not just about choosing the right furniture and wall colour. The flooring you choose will also make a significant impact on the overall look and feel of your space. Wood flooring has always been a popular choice for homeowners who want to add warmth, beauty and a touch of sophistication to their home.When we think of more traditional wood flooring styles, Herringbone and Chevron are two patterns that come to mind. Both patterns are known for their timeless ...

April 30, 2023

Where to see our floors installed April to Sept 2023

See our flooring installed in the following show homes—opening hours may differ, so please visit the builder's own website for individual show home hours. ...

April 27, 2023

What is a floating floor and why it might be a good choice for your home?

When it comes to flooring options, there are many different types available on the market. A floating floor is one type of flooring that is hugely popular in New Zealand, but what is a floating floor, and why might a floating floor be a good choice for your home?...

April 3, 2023

Wood Flooring Grades Explained: Which grade is right for you?

When selecting a wood floor for your home, there is more to consider than colour alone. The beauty of a timber floor lies in the individual plank, which contains its unique detail and texture.But did you know that each plank has been curated from an initial selection process and then finished with a particular method? The result is a plank with a labelled "Grade" that specifies if the wood details and textures are prominent, medium or mild.The Grade of the wood is something that needs to be cons...

March 8, 2023

What you need to know about E3/AS1 rules for wet and splash areas

When changes to the building code came into effect late 2021, some people were confused about what constituted a wet area – and what kinds of floorings were considered acceptable.We know it’s important to make sure that you get a solution that’s right for you and your needs, and that it’s going to stand the test of time – especially for wet areas, where choosing the incorrect option could cause headaches down the line.Here’s what you should know about the latest updates to the E3/AS1...

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