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New look Carpetright store
New look Carpetright store

    We’re making changes to some of our stores. Watch the video to walk through our fabulous new design store. See for yourself how the new layout makes shopping for carpet, laminate and vinyl flooring that bit easier. Check out our store locator to find your nearest Carpetright.

Rugs After Care Guide
Rugs After Care Guide

Suitable for use with carpeted floors and hard flooring options, rugs are an easy way to lift the appearance of a room. Of course, as with any type of floor covering, it is important that they are kept in decent condition. 1. Rug care As a general rule rugs are very easy to look after; the type […]

I already have underlay, why should I buy new underlay?
I already have underlay, why should I buy new underlay?

We strongly recommend the purchase of new underlay with any new carpet because it will give the best comfort and performance, and will also prolong the carpet’s life. Reusing existing underlay will cause the carpet to flatten more quickly in the areas of heaviest wear because the underlay will be less resilient in these areas, […]

Why won’t the store let me take a sample home?
Why won’t the store let me take a sample home?

Because we offer a range of about 4500 floor coverings in nearly 350 branches, the cost and space necessary to have samples available to borrow makes it impractical for us to offer a sample loan service. As you will appreciate, if a sample is missing from display we cannot sell from it and therefore we […]

Why is my carpet molting?
Why is my carpet molting?

The pile yarn of your carpet is made from short lengths of fibre which are spun together to form the rope-like yarn. Whenever this is cut some of the ends of these fibres will be too short to be held in the yarn and over time these will come loose and be picked up during […]

You can see footprints on my carpet. Is it faulty?
You can see footprints on my carpet. Is it faulty?

Footprints and compression marks will show where the pile has been disturbed. The reason why your carpet shows these marks is firstly because the extra-long, luxurious pile will inevitably bend during use and secondly because the sides of the pile appear to be a much lighter colour than when it is viewed end-on. The random […]