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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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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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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What is the Best Carpet for High Traffic Areas

When it comes to carpeting your home, the carpet you may want might not necessarily be the best option in terms of practicality. For instance, the entrances, exits and hallways are all heavily used area which means they see a lot of foot traffic on a day to day basis. Therefore, although you want to […]

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Top tips: Buying the Perfect Carpet for your Home

Whenever we make a purchase, it’s natural to want to know that we have made the right decision. So when it comes to choosing the perfect carpet for your home, there are a few things to consider to make sure you don’t get in a flap when the time comes to making your mind up! […]

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