Flooring

What lies beneath: The importance of underlay
What lies beneath: The importance of underlay

Renovating your home or even redecorating a room takes a lot planning, time and money.  When scoping out the spend for a renovation project for most of us it’s key to keep under budget and costs to a minimum; looking for sale items and bargains and only buying what is absolutely necessary. When it comes […]

Home Trends for Autumn
Home Trends for Autumn

The days are getting crisper and the nights are drawing in.  Whether you love autumn or long for the return of hot sunny days, here are 8 top trends for this season: 1. Mono, greys and stainless steel This look never really dies, it just moves with the times.  Sleek, modern and minimalist looks for the […]

Why choose engineered wood flooring over real wood?
Why choose engineered wood flooring over real wood?

When it comes to flooring, very little beats the look of real wood.  A solid wood floor is what most would consider to be the ideal but in fact engineered wood flooring can be more practical, less costly and still give you the effect you want. The finish achieved is high end and luxurious, but […]

Preparing your home for Carpetright-approved fitters
Preparing your home for Carpetright-approved fitters

You’ve made your purchase from Carpetright and decided to use our approved fitters. The day is nearly here and you cannot wait to transform your home with your newly bought flooring. But is there anything you need to do to make the process run smoothly?  Here’s some pointers to make fitting day go to plan:

Instant changes – how a new floor can transform your room
Instant changes – how a new floor can transform your room

You know some of your living spaces are looking a bit tired but they don’t need a full renovation – maybe you have recently painted the walls or bought some new furniture.  It could be that you’ve changed the kitchen cabinets quite recently and it just needs that something extra.  But what? Well, one change […]

8 tips to budget and plan for your new floor
8 tips to budget and plan for your new floor

  So, you know that it’s time to replace your flooring. You have a budget and you want to stick to it so what’s the best way to go about it?  What must you remember to include in your project budget and are there any tricks that could help you stay on budget – or […]

Indoor/ outdoor living: how to summer-proof your floor
Indoor/ outdoor living: how to summer-proof your floor

The winter can be a challenge for your flooring with wet shoes trudging through your home, muddy boots from woodland walks and animal paws dirty from the garden. But what about the summer?  The weather changes for the better, the natural elements no longer pose such a threat and we can relax for a few […]

Top tips on choosing flooring for your bathroom
Top tips on choosing flooring for your bathroom

Usually the smallest room in the house, the bathroom can actually take more planning than any other when it comes to refurbishing.  When you are dealing with a wet area there are a lot of elements to think about; are you happy with the layout as it or do you want to move the bath, […]

Hallway, Stairs & Landing Flooring Buying Guide
Hallway, Stairs & Landing Flooring Buying Guide

Picking the right flooring for your hallway, stairs and landing will depend massively on your own personal tastes and styles, as well as if you have any children or pets. These areas are all used regularly in the home so any choice should be fully functional while complementing the existing interior style of your property […]