Fitting guides

At Carpetright we believe in making things easy, so we offer a fitting arrangement service. Carpetright's arranged fitting service uses an approved assessment process, meaning they must pass a rigorous assessment and demonstrate suitable skill and depth of experience. We also ensure all checks have been carried out before they work for our customers.

Whether you’re fitting carpet, laying vinyl or installing laminate or engineered wood flooring, we have the expert advice to guide you through every step of the process. Packed full of information and tips from experienced third-party fitters, these easy to follow, step-by-step DIY fitting guides will help you get your new flooring right first time. Any mistakes made when you’re fitting flooring can be really expensive to put right, if you’re laying carpet or vinyl an error could completely ruin your brand new floor, wasting lots of time and money. The best way to avoid these dreaded DIY nightmares is to make sure you do your research first. Feel free to download and print the relevant fitting guide so you can refer back to it as you complete each step. Many of our guides even contain handy video tutorials, enabling you to simply press play and follow the instructions as you go along.

Good preparation is vitally important when performing any DIY task, and even more so when tackling a job as big as installing new flooring in your home. That’s why our floor Fitting Guides list all of the tools and materials you’ll need to complete the work, as well as tips on how to prepare the sub-floor for the best results possible. Floor fitting is a skill that can take time to properly master, so we’ve put our years of experience and knowledge into these handy guides so you have the advice and direction of a professional fitter at your fingertips if you choose to DIY. However, even better than that is to let us make it easier for you and arrange a fitter for you.

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