Carpet offers the most warmth and softness as well as being the quietest of all the floor coverings. Teamed with a quality underlay it will give an even more luxurious feel under foot. Carpets are manufactured using wool and man-made fibres and some ranges are a mixture of both. Wool has been used for many years and is a hard wearing, eco friendly option which is soft and does not support combustion. Man-made alternatives offer a hard wearing, stain free fibre that in many cases can be cleaned using bleach. We offer a comprehensive range of carpets including Axminster’s, Wilton’s, Twists and loop piles, all designed to give your home a great look and feel.
The twist pile carpet is generally made from wool, man-made fibre or a blend of both. Wool and wool-rich blends are generally acknowledged to be the yardstick offering a harder wearing carpet. They are produced in different densities offering general to heavy usage giving you numerous option for your home. As the name suggests the carpet pile is twisted together to create spring like tufts which, in turn, helps the carpet keep its shape better and for longer.
Loop pile carpets can add texture and pattern to your floor. The carpet tufts are left as loops and not sheared like cut piles which can create different heights and sizes of loop . It is also moderately resistant to crushing, meaning the thick pile will stay in shape for longer. Loop Pile carpet is hard-wearing and durable, so they are great for areas with higher foot traffic such as the stairs or lounge. They’re constructed in many different weights, thicknesses and are typically made from wool or man made fibre .
Having a dense and luxurious pile with a fine, smooth finish a velvet carpet gives an expensive and refined look. Made from wool or wool blend they are soft yet durable and dyed with rich colours. As the pile is soft the carpet will show show shading which means the carpet will have light and dark patches showing in high traffic areas and when hoovering.
These are longer pile carpets giving an elegant look with a soft and comfy feel. They are available in different thicknesses of man-made yarn which are durable and stain resistant. They are ideal for a lighter use rooms such as a bedroom as higher traffic areas will show flattening of the pile quicker.
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Traditional woven carpets that are at the higher price points. They are very hard wearing and durable carpets which are usually wool or a wool and man-made mixture. Available with twist and velvet piles in a large range of traditional patterns and modern contemporary designs. 100% manmade Wilton’s are also available and these are a very hard wearing, stain resistant, lower priced alternative to wool.
A unique ‘flocked’ carpet made from nylon. Flotex is virtually indestructible and will last for years and years! It is mostly fitted to kitchens and bathrooms as it has an impervious backing, making it water proof and washable. It is suitable for any very heavy wear areas as it is also designed for commercial usage.
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