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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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