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Choosing Underlay for your new carpet made easy

Posted by David Paterson on Tuesday, December 6, 2011, In : Carpets 

Good underlay will…

-         Improve underfoot comfort

-         Increase appearance retention, reducing flattening

-         Absorb the pressure of foot traffic and reduce wear

-         Improve thermal insulation and warmth

-         Increase sound insulation

-         Smooth out sub-floor imperfections

-         Last the lifetime of the carpet


Poor underlay will…

-         Feel hard and unwelcoming

-         Reduce carpet life

-         Cause wrinkling and premature wear...

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Choosing the right Carpet

Posted by David Paterson on Monday, October 3, 2011, In : Carpets 

Around 95% of all carpet produced today is tufted.

On average, it takes one hour to produce a roll of carpet which might take eight hours to weave.

A tufted carpet is made by hundreds of yarn-threaded needles pushing through the primary backing fabric to form loops or tufts, which may be left as they are or cut. A heavy adhesive coating is then applied to hold the tufts in place and a secondary backing is glued...

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Out with the Old, in with the New....

Posted by David Paterson on Tuesday, September 20, 2011, In : Recycling and Environment 

So, you’ve found your ideal new flooring, but what do you do with your old carpet?

Recycle it
We can uplift your old carpet, which we then take for recycling, however, there are a few other options you may wish to consider:

Sell it

If your carpet is in good condition, what about trying to sell it! You can advertise in the local papers, community noticeboards, Ebay (though make sure you specify it is for local collection only!) and Gumtree has a free classifieds section.

Donate it

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