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How does flooring choice affect acoustics?

How does flooring choice affect acoustics? Noise pollution doesn’t just exist outside, with busy roads and factories. The levels of noise within our homes and offices can also contribute to poor health if not properly managed. The flooring type, the underlay and how it’s fitted all play a part in the acoustics of a space. But the floor isn’t solely responsible for controlling volume levels. According to Well Building Standards; flooring, furniture and furnishings can all contribute to spatial acoustic levels. Making sure a space has enough soft furnishings and that acoustic considerations have been made with the walls and…
Elliot Buckley
November 26, 2019
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Team Loughton renovate Elays Community Centre

Team Loughton renovate Elays Community Centre As a company, we love to do our bit for charity. So, when Mace asked us to help with the flooring at Elays Community Centre, it was something that we were only too pleased to help with. As part of the major redevelopment of Battersea Power Station Mace are working with the community to help revitalise the surrounding area. The refurbishment of Elays Community Centre was their biggest charitable project yet and they wanted the best to deliver it. Elays Community Centre was founded in 2003 to provide a community support structure for young…
Elliot Buckley
October 17, 2019
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What lies beneath the surface of your floors?

How to keep your carpet looking like new Regular cleaning is the key to longevity A new carpet can be a big investment. So, looking after it is important. There’s no big secret to it. A carpet needs to be kept clean and maintained with the correct products. If it isn’t looked after properly, with regular maintenance, it will need replacing far quicker. Why is regular cleaning important? Hygiene and cleanliness – Imagine how dirty a carpet in an office can get. The footfall on certain areas of the carpet will be high and dirt from outside will be brought…
Elliot Buckley
October 8, 2019
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Team Loughton fit flooring in Music Studio for Under Privileged Children

Team Loughton fit flooring in Music Studio for Under Privileged Children Over the last few months, Loughton Contracts have teamed up with multiple teams to create a music studio for under privileged kids & young offenders within the Tower Hamlets borough. The studio gives them an opportunity to channel their energy positively through music & learning musical instruments. The studio opens its doors for everyone that wants to learn & evolve within the music industry but most importantly getting young people off the streets doing something positive & giving them a purpose in life. The new Sirlute Music Studio at…
Elliot Buckley
August 30, 2019
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Loughton Win The Double!

Loughton Win the Double! WE ARE DELIGHTED TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE HAVE WON an incredible TWO CFJ/ CFA INSTALLATION OF THE YEAR AWARDS! The premiere awards for contract flooring were a very proud night for Loughton Contracts! The first one was for ‘Best use of flooring in a Hotel’ for the Kimpton Fitzroy Hotel, alongside Alarwool and Brintons, and the second ‘Best use of flooring in Education’ for Bush House, London, alongside Milliken. Our contracts manager for the Kimpton Fitzroy Hotel, Barry Peel, collected the award for our works. We at Loughton Contracts are extremely proud of Barry and his…
Elliot Buckley
August 9, 2019