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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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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The Different Types of Vinyl Flooring

Vinyl flooring remains one of the most popular flooring options on the market, and consistently competes against modern alternatives as floor coverings such as laminate or hardwood. It’s popularity is largely in thanks to its economical pricing, making it a far more affordable option. What’s more, advancements in vinyl’s manufacture have improved its ability to […]

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How to Reuse or Recycle your Old Carpets?

When redecorating either your house or workplace, out with the old and in with the new is often the approach taken to your existing furnishings, but when it comes to replacing your carpets, you shouldn’t just discard them in the skip. With around 400,000 tonnes of waste carpet produced each year and a landfill diversion […]

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Carpets Explained: different types of pile

When it comes to choosing a carpet for your home, it can be a bit of a daunting task. With so many fibres, styles and designs available, it’s enough to make your head spin. Think about the area of your home that you want to carpet. How much foot traffic does it get? To help […]

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Choosing A Good Carpet Underlay: Why Is It Important?

For those of you who have never had experience in buying a new carpet, you may not know about the importance of a good carpet underlay.  Although it may seem a waste of time and money if you don’t even see it, the underlay is just as important as the carpet itself and carpet fitting […]

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