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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: carpets

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,

Get To Know Your Carpets

When it comes to choosing the perfect new carpet for your home, it can be quite a daunting task. With such a variety of styles, designs and materials now available, selecting the right one can quickly become confusing. In order to select the perfect carpet for your

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, and we thought we'd share a little about the history of

Carpet Manufacturer Spotlight

We wanted to showcase a few of the leading carpet brands and what makes them special. Associated Weavers and Victoria Carpets are two such brands. Victoria A brand with an exceptional heritage is Victoria, founded in Kirkcaldy, Scotland, in 1895. Since then it

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 your Home?

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

Discover The CMS Downs Difference

With almost every town and city having a selection of bed and carpet stores scattered along their high streets, ensuring the product you are purchasing provides the best value for money can be difficult. At CMS Downs, we pride ourselves on providing each of our

Cosy Carpets for Winter

When the temperatures at an all time low during these dark winter nights, stepping into a cosy home with the feeling of a plush new carpet or luxurious rug underfoot can feel like such a treat after a long, busy and tiring day. Introducing a little touch of luxury