Sustainable Materials in Construction are more important than ever

As we move into the 2020s with global warming at the forefront of many people’s minds, using sustainable building materials in construction has become an approach that is not just desired or a fringe concept but has become essential if we are to maintain the planet’s status quo and give our grandchildren a future. The …

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An Environmentally friendly company

run-down oak barn

The European Commission has identified that one of the largest waste streams within Europe is Construction and Demolition Waste (CDW). https://ec.europa.eu/environment/waste/construction_demolition.htm At Lubelska we take our environmental footprint very seriously. All our floors, whether they are brick tiles, terracotta tiles, oak parquet or oak boards are all reclaimed within the borders of Europe. The owners …

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10 rustic terracotta floor tiles ideas

rustic terracotta floor tiles

Here at Lubelska, we have been supplying rustic terracotta floor tiles for over 15 years (albeit through my father’s old company, Charles Howey Ltd) Our tiles come from mainland Europe where we source them from old buildings, usually barns or old houses. They are around 150-300 years old. These buildings have long been unoccupied but …

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10 Indoor Brick Flooring Ideas

Rustic Kitchen Brick floor

Indoor brick flooring has been used for centuries now, but only recently come back into ‘vogue’. With modern engineered brick and the use of water-based sealers. Less maintenance is required and thus, brick is a much more popular choice. BELOW, I GO OVER SOME DIFFERENT INDOOR BRICK FLOORING IDEAS THAT WE HAVE SUPPLIED. Having said …

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A guide to reclaimed oak flooring styles

rustic oak flooring

Oak flooring and more specifically reclaimed oak flooring provide a timeless design to any space. Oak flooring has seemed to skip past any design fads and remain a classic look for decades now. Below we go over what reclaimed wood is and more specifically our own reclaimed flooring. Firstly, What Is Reclaimed Wood? Simply, reclaimed …

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