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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

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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

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How to Choose Carpet: type, material, style, room and underlay

Choosing a carpet isn’t easy, after all it’s a big investment that’s hopefully going to last years. You want to make sure that you get it right, which is why we’ve written this useful Guide to Carpets. Not only will we cover the different types, materials and styles but also which carpet is right for which room too. We will end the post by explaining the different types of carpet underlay which will ensure you

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How to Choose Laminate Flooring: style, type, thickness, colour, underlay

Laminate was originally designed as a cheaper alternative to wood but as technology develops, the benefits go beyond price. As well as looking extremely lifelike, laminate is also very durable, easy to maintain and it’s also straightforward to install. But as laminate has grown in popularity – so has the number of options available. Laminate can mimic almost any type of wood as well as concrete, tiles and even marble. This, along with the practical

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How to Keep Heating Costs Down in Winter

The cold is beginning to seep into our homes and as the Christmas decorations go up, so do the heating bills. People are always trying to come up with ways of retaining heat to keep their homes cosy and the cost of heating bills down. Some of these methods have been proven to work, so here we’ve compiled what we think are the best ways to keep your property warm this winter – without cranking

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How to Add Value to Your Rental Property – Quick Fixes for your Buy-to-Let

  Owning a Buy-to-Let (BTL) property doesn’t always provide you with the instant ‘armchair landlord’ lifestyle you’d hoped for. A number of things can be a barrier, including that seemingly never-ending period when tenants are moving out. A way around this is to ensure your property is the very best that it can be, so that existing tenants will want to stay as long as possible – and you’ll experience no difficulty attracting new ones.

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