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Renovating old floors

Find out how to get the best results for your period home with Alan Tierney’s advice on repairing and replacing cold, damp and unappealing floors
Versailles pattern pre-finished engineered oak flooring from Havwoods adds real wow factor to this dining room

On any period renovation project there will be many decisions to be made about what to do with original or older features – and that’s certainly the case with flooring. Sometimes you may even need to take different approaches in different parts of the house to get the best combination when it comes to looks, practical features and preserving the character and value of the building.

When making your decision, you might also need to consider factors relating to structural performance, moisture management, insulation and heating. After all, unless you’re renovating a more-or-less derelict building, you will be dealing with subfloors and coverings that are already in place – and which are likely to feature a mixture of old and modern materials. So it’s important to establish exactly what’s there before coming up with a strategy.

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Build It is Britain’s longest running self build magazine. Each issue is packed full of inspirational and informative readers’ homes, as well as expert advice on issues from budgets and planning to project management and design. This month: - Renovating floors in a period home - Rainwater goods cost guide - Choosing the right smart home security systems - Could an architect save you money?