Julie and Alan have 55 years service between them. Alan has worked in flooring since he left school in 1972, initially for Marley. Alan went to work for Ideal Floors in 1973, and apart from a short break, has worked there since then. Julie has worked at Ideal Floors for the past 16 years.

Alan took over the running of the company for Clifford's wife in 1996 when Clifford died. Alan and Julie then went on to buy the company in 1997.

Kyle, Alan and Julie's son also works for the company as a fitter.