What to Consider When Buying a Carpet for Your Stairs

Many homeowners can get so caught up in choosing the right type of flooring to suit the style of their home, that they overlook its suitability for the area it needs to be fitted in. As one of the main parts of the home which experiences heavy foot traffic, the stairs require durable, long-lasting flooring […]

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Thermal insulation: which type of flooring is best?

During the summer months, warmth is something that we take for granted. By August, we might complain about the amount of rain that we still have to endure, but we’ve almost forgotten what it’s like to feel truly cold. As autumn creeps up on us, though, so do those bitter evenings, and it takes us […]

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Laminate flooring buying guide

Versatile, hard wearing and low maintenance, laminate flooring boasts a comprehensive range of benefits. Delivering on both functionality and style, laminate flooring promises to inject a sleek, modern look into your home or commercial property without compromising on durability or insulation. Take a look at our informative buying guide for further information on the benefits […]

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When Should I Replace My Carpet?

On average, carpets have a lifespan of approximately 5-10 years; this mainly depends on the quality of carpet and foot traffic in that area of the property. For example, the carpets in hallways generally experience more wear and tear than the bedroom, as it is a busier part of the home. Although regular cleaning can […]

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Top Flooring and Carpet FAQs

Here at Brent Carpets, we understand that purchasing new flooring needs careful consideration to ensure you make the right choice for your property. To help with the decision-making, we have put together an article with answers to the most frequently asked questions, so you have all of the information you need prior to purchasing with […]

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Top flooring design trends for 2017

New year, new home… As we enter 2017, you may decide that there’s no better time than now to freshen up your home by redecorating its interior. Whether you plan on updating the decor in one particular room, or would rather give your entire home a makeover, it’s important to research the popular interior design […]

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Natural Carpets Top uses: Sisal, Seagrass, Wool, Jute or Coir carpet?

Natural carpets or natural floorcoverings are made with no man-made fibres in them, instead using environmentally friendly resources such as plant fibres. Trends have made the materials of sisal, seagrass, wool, jute, and coir an increasingly popular sustainable and durable carpet choice for homes and commercial premises alike. Each of these materials have their own […]

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Emerging Styles in Commercial Flooring

Choosing the right flooring for any commercial environment is an important decision, requiring the consideration of multiple elements before buying. Most buildings, for example, require durable flooring that can withstand a high level of foot traffic on a daily basis. Likewise, many commercial businesses including restaurants, hotels, and offices, will want a colourful, stylish flooring […]

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Tips for Choosing your Office Carpet

There are a number of things to consider when purchasing your office carpet, including durability, size, cost, and style. It’s important to be sure that your carpet will last with the daily wear and tear all offices experience, and that what you choose is best suited to your office’s needs. Here at Brent Carpets, we’re […]

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Personal Traits of the Best Carpet Fitters

A carpet fitter’s role is extremely varied, and as such, an experienced fitter requires multiple skills. Carpet fitters specialise in installing floor coverings from carpet to vinyl, and are required to calculate measurements perfectly in order to ensure a seamless fit, every time. We’ve listed the characteristics every great carpet fitter must have in order […]

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