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Wood or laminate flooring

Posted by SirLurkalot - Created: 16 years ago
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Posted by SirLurkalot - 16 years ago

I know how to install the panels very well, having just done a kitchen and sitting room chez nous in London.  My only concern is to find a large enough choice of the stuff here to be able to choose one that'll keep LadyLurkalot (very difficult to please) happy.

I know all about the Antibes Castorama, having visited it many times (going again this afternoon, when I'll see what they have.....)

JJ, please, list the names/locations of any good "other" places you know of that sell this kind of flooring.  Its the names and locations of shops selling a good selection that I need.

Thanks for the suggestions, everyone, and all further ones will be very welcome.  If we had a shortlist of four or six shops selling this stuff I'm sure I could find one that would please LadyL.

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Posted by szozu - 16 years ago

Also Saint-Maclou and then there's Mil et Un Parquets just outside Cannes.


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Posted by stgeorge-182529 - 16 years ago

Lapeyre also specialise in this - on the RN7 behind Baie des Anges on the left going towards Villeneuve Loubet.



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Posted by legend_in_my_lunchtime-182603 - 16 years ago

Very popular in France too.  There are basically 2 systems : those that require glue and those that don't.  You have all manner of prices from about 9 Euros a square metre to over 40 depending on quality of the veneer finish.  Generally speaking the glueless "click and lock" are more expensive than the variety that needs glue.

The French term for this sort of flooring is "parquet flottant".  You'll find parquet flottant at loads of home improvement places. I particularly like Castorama - if you go to the Antibes branch mid-week when they are less busy, the guy there will give you a 5 minute demo on how to install it.  There are a couple of little tricks that he communicates very well to you.

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Posted by JJ-183649 - 16 years ago

Castorama, near Antibes motorway exit (amongst others)