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Choosing the perfect flooring or bed for your home is a big decision and requires careful consideration. We want to make buying your new carpet, flooring or bed as easy as possible – so we’ve put together some helpful advice and information.  Our articles provide details of  all the latest product innovations,  industry news and manufacturer spotlights.  In addition, we regularly include Buying Guides, Top Tips and useful other information.

 

Category: carpet guide

Top-Tips For Maintaining Your Carpet

Installing brand new carpet can not only bring a sense of joy and freshness, it can really bring the wow factor to a specific room or home. It not only looks great, but feels even better. I mean, is there any better feeling than freshly laid new carpet? However,

Carpet Manufacturer Spotlight

We love that we get to bring fantastic high-quality brands to our loyal customers, and we're always excited to talk about some of our favourites. We are proud to show both Brockway carpets and Lano carpets. Both of these firms have a strong tradition of producing

Commercial Carpeting Services – Interview with Gary Inwood

We recently had a chat with our General Store Manager Gary Inwood about our commercial services. We explored interesting locations we’ve provided flooring for as well as the challenges of commercial over domestic projects. Q: What interesting or unusual places

How Has Carpet Evolved?

Humans have always had the desire to protect their feet from the cold by covering flooring with carpets. In prehistoric times, animal furs and hides were used for this purpose. As time went on, however, other materials were used instead to cover floors, offering

Which is the Best Carpet Style for You?

With so many different carpet and flooring options available, it can be difficult to select the most suitable carpet for your home. Whether you’re looking for a practical carpet that can withstand plenty of traffic or a soft touch that offers a luxurious feel

Guide to Choosing the Perfect Carpet

Choosing the perfect carpet can really make or break a room. With such a wide variety of styles, colours, patterns and textures available it’s important you understand which one is right for you before it’s too late. Read our guide to choosing the perfect carpet

Keeping Your Carpet Clean: Stain Removal Guide

Even with the best intentions of trying to keep your new carpet clean, there will come a time when an unfortunate spill, a pet’s little accident or a child's mucky finger marks may stain your carpet. It is important to act swiftly, so the stain does not set in.

Should You Buy a Plain or Patterned Carpet?

With such a huge array of carpets to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start in making a selection. Aside from the rainbow of colours available, there are also decisions to make about the fibre, the quality and even the thickness of your new carpet.