lifestyle & family

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 […]

A lifetime in bed
A lifetime in bed

From sleepy teens to parenthood and beyond; some facts and figures about how our sleeping positions change along with our lives.

Sleeping with technology in the bedroom
Sleeping with technology in the bedroom

Technology has revolutionised our lives with many of us spending hours looking at phones, tablets and laptops or watching TV in the bedroom.  But how does that impact our lives and does it affect our sleep quality? Here we give you some facts and figures about bedtime in the modern day:

The benefits of a bleach cleanable carpet
The benefits of a bleach cleanable carpet

Anyone with a busy family home knows only too well the daily battle to keep it clean. With young kids or teenagers, dogs and cats, or a mixture of all, the problems remain the same. It can feel like you are fighting a losing battle picking up, putting away and wiping clean. When it comes […]

Pitch for a pitch with Carpetright artificial grass
Pitch for a pitch with Carpetright artificial grass

The sporting summer has already kicked off with the Euro 2016 football championship in France, so you’ll no doubt be hearing the phrase ‘pitch like a carpet’ over the next few weeks. If anyone knows anything about carpets, it’s us. And now you can replicate the look in your own outdoor space, thanks to our […]

Is Laminate Flooring Good For Dogs?
Is Laminate Flooring Good For Dogs?

A dog owner’s love for their pet is unconditional, but we don’t always love the damage they can do to our lovely home furnishings. Most owners will have had some experience of sofa-chewing, little “accidents” and scratch marks at the bottom of the doors. When it comes to flooring and pets, we can sometimes feel […]

Which type of carpet is best for your home?
Which type of carpet is best for your home?

Whether you’re decorating your first new house, revamping the family home, or looking to increase the warmth and comfort of your home, there is a type of carpet best suited to your lifestyle. Here, we’ll tell you the best types of carpet for a range of different living situations, no matter what stage of your […]

Tell us your messiest moments to WIN £500!
Tell us your messiest moments to WIN £500!

We’ve all had those awful ‘oops’ moments around the home when something is dropped, spilled and even splattered across our lovely décor. Whether it’s red wine on the carpet, chocolate on the sofa or felt-tip on the walls, these messy moments make your heart leap into your mouth and time suddenly slow down as you […]

8 Benefits of Daytime Napping
8 Benefits of Daytime Napping

Napping is one of life’s little treats! If you have children and/or work in a 9-5 job then it is an even bigger treat that doesn’t occur too often, so when you are given the chance of a nap make sure you take full advantage. Two influential UK Prime Ministers were supporters of the midday […]

Easter holiday family activities
Easter holiday family activities

Easter is an opportunity to spend time with your family, either getting creative indoors, or going outside to enjoy the fresh air, country walks and Easter egg hunts! If you have children, it’s a good idea to be prepared and gather some ideas to keep up your sleeve before the holiday arrives. Below are some […]