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Merger sees the perfect fit of two flooring companies

Two leading names from the flooring industry merged on April 1, to create a united operation which will comprehensively serve the needs of commercial and residential customers across the East and West Midlands and beyond. The strategic alliance of Floor Restorations Limited (FLR Group), based in Solihull,...
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Laying Amtico Flooring

12 Great Ways to Lay Your Amtico Flooring

Which Amtico Flooring pattern would best suit your location? Many of the customers to our Solihull showroom are keen for us to help them create a unique and stylish floor in their home, or elsewhere. As a proud and exclusive retail Amtico One partner, we know that...
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Why you shouldn’t wait to install safety flooring

At FLR, we do everything we can to ensure our flooring solutions are affordable. However, we understand that new flooring can be expensive for many smaller, less well-funded businesses, so some delay installation. This isn’t a major problem if a business simply wants to have a new...
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Ideal flooring solutions for obscure areas

Here at FLR, we don’t just sell general flooring solutions such as commercial carpet and safety flooring; we also sell solutions for smaller, more specific areas. We believe that it’s important to choose the perfect flooring for even the most minor part of your home or business...
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Hygienic Wall Cladding

Altro Whiterock nominated for Tomorrow’s FM award

At FLR Group we remain committed to supplying our clients with state of the art flooring, tiles and wall cladding products from leading manufacturers. Out of this wide range of products and services, we are pleased to announce that one of our most popular wall cladding ranges,...
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Why you should invest in safety flooring for 2016

Are you planning on expanding your business in 2016? No matter what sector you’re in, the new year will undoubtedly present you with new opportunities. If you have resolved to use the upcoming year to grow your business and develop a stronger market presence, you should also...
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Clean Amtico Flooring

How to keep an Amtico Floor clean

Here at FLR we are often asked, ‘how do you maintain and clean Amtico flooring?’ So with the help of Amtico’s latest leaflet ‘Clean as a Whistle’, we tell you how. And you can’t go wrong by following these simple tips. Watch a demonstration and discussion of...
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Solihull Sustain At FLR Group

Last week we were delighted to hold an event at our offices in Monkspath, in conjunction with Solihull Chamber of Commerce and Solihull Sustain to support Talent Match. The afternoon included cakes and drinks followed by presentations from June Mole, Alison Sheffield and a very special and...
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The Invention of Carpet Tiles

A common everyday essential in homes, offices, schools and hospitals across the country, it’s interesting to discover that carpet tiles have a fascinating history. If you’ve always taken these practical yet attractive floor coverings for granted, it’s time to find a few moments to discover more about...
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Office furniture trends in 2015

Office furniture is crucial when it comes to creating a positive working environment. This is very important, as a positive working environment equals happy workers and happy workers equal higher productivity! The benefits do not stop there though, as having a great looking office will also impress...
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FLR Group’s match-winning partnership

With the English Premier League entering its final weekend, all eyes will be on those teams fighting to avoid the dreaded drop to the Championship, now that Chelsea have secured first place. However, the Blues are not the only club to have claimed top honours, with one...
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Embracing biophilic design in your choice of flooring

We have all experienced the calming effects of the natural world – a stroll in the park, the soothing flicker of sunlight through leaves – and the importance of incorporating this “green” world into our everyday interiors has been heavily documented in numerous scientific studies. Conservationist E.O....
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bell twist carpet

Bell Twist carpet from Brintons celebrates 50 years

FLR Group are a Brintons Premium Retailer and can supply and install carpets for commercial and residential premises. One of the most popular types of flooring sold and installed by FLR Group is the Brintons Bell Twist carpet range, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Bell Twist...
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Get inspired at Clerkenwell Design Week 2015

Who’s really challenging the status quo in flooring design? What amazing designs will a partnership between a leading flooring company and a fashion house produce? How has nature inspired flooring design? Find out the answers to these and many more creative questions at Clerkenwell Design Week, an...
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Jeff floored by business title

Solihull’s top employer and employees have been named at the Solihull Chamber of Commerce annual awards. FLR Group Director Jeff Walker was awarded Business Person of the Year 2014 at a ceremony held at Henley in Arden Golf and Country Club. Jeff first first started Floor Restorations...
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Deputy Prime Minister visits FLR Apprenticeship Event

YOU’RE HIRED! FLR Group was delighted to attend an Apprenticeship Event at Solihull College on Thursday 14 May, held in conjunction with Solihull Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Virgin Media. The guest list included Nick Clegg MP (Deputy Prime Minister), the Secretary of State for Business,...
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The new FLR Website is here!

The first phase of redesign is now complete and we’re pleased to show you the new FLR Floors website. The new design and build is part of a company-wide update which places more focus on the customer and the professional approach we have always abided by. Feel...
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