Monthly Archives: January 2019

  • Which Carpet Backing is best? And does it really matter?

    Carpet Backing is one of those things that can cost a lot of money, but once the it is down - you won't even see it. So is it worth being picky over which backing to choose and use? This article will take a detailed look at the different types of carpet backing and help you decide which backing really is best for your floors. The first question is... Does Carpet Backing Matter? If you're going looking for new carpet in the choosing carpet in the stores, then this is a very important question to know the answer. That's because we've witnessed salesmen trying to put the price up based on the backing and therefore make it sound like that's what you should be interested in. In reality, most carpets will do the job of making your carpet look good in your home. Captain Carpet claims that the backing is guaranteed to be fine 99% of the time, but there's a couple of things to be aware of....

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  • Best Underlay for Concrete with Laminate or Carpet

    When you think of a concrete subfloor, your first thought might be that it’s going to feel cold and hard. So you immediately want to buy a thick, insulating underlay but that’s not always the best type of product to go for. There are more factors to consider that make buying the best underlay for concrete a little bit more complicated. As well as potentially being cold and hard, concrete subfloors can also cause moisture which can be problematic for certain types of flooring. In this blog post we’re going to talk through a number of scenarios which include: laminate, carpet and underfloor heating so you can find the best underlay to suit your needs. We are also going to explain how to check and prep a concrete subfloor ready for new flooring. Laminate Underlay for Concrete with Moisture Barrier Carpet Underlay for Concrete Subfloor Underlay for Concrete Subfloor with Underfloor...

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