The Beauty of Velvets

Velvet carpets have been a Sandringham favourite for many years, and our newest eco-friendly launches have certainly gone down a storm. So, what is a Velvet Carpet? The carpet has a dense pile with a level surface – all the strands are sheared to give a smooth finish. The yarn ends blend together, giving the… Read More

Natural Fibres for Floors

Sisal is a natural and sustainable fibre that makes a great flooring choice. They offer a rustic, more earthy look, that can work very effectively with both modern or more traditional decor. Whilst it is possible to find sisal in more vibrant colours, we have always offered a more natural colour palette, that we know interior… Read More

Keeping you in the loop

Some of our most popular carpet ranges are loop pile. They are wonderfully versatile, and stand the test of time very well. What is a loop pile? This is where the carpet yarn is threaded into the backing material, and then left in loops. The backing is treated with an adhesive to hold the loops… Read More

It’s all about the binding…

Of course, the carpet or rug has to be gorgeous to start with, but that’s a given with our collections! But, there is no doubt that the right choice of binding can really set a project off wonderfully. The binding acts a bit like a picture frame. So not only does it have the practical… Read More

Troubleshooting Carpet Challenges

Because we have built a reputation for being carpet experts, which is hardly surprising since we have been doing it for 19 years, we are sometimes asked to help troubleshooting carpet challenges. Here are a couple of quite common issues: Why is there a dark line where the carpet meets the skirting board? These lines… Read More

Our new eco-friendly carpet range

Following the huge success of Maribella, our eco-friendly carpet launched last year, we are delighted to introduce you to Oceania. What makes it eco-friendly? Oceania is made from ECONYL® a yarn manufactured from abandoned fishing nets, scraps from mills and carpets destined for landfill sites. We love the Healthy Seas story. The charity is dedicated to improving… Read More

The World of Rugs

If you have specified beautiful wooden, tiled or marble flooring for a client project, understandably you will want to show it off. Having a gorgeous rug can give you the best of both worlds – showcasing the flooring, whilst making a statement, giving a pop of colour, and being great under foot. So, what are… Read More

Carpet and Underfloor Heating

Contrary to popular belief, you can enjoy the benefits of underfloor heating with the pleasure of fitted carpet. In fact, they can be a wonderful partnership. But there are some things you need to bear in mind when making your choices. So, this month we share what you need to know… It’s all about togs –… Read More

January 2021 – Lockdown Update

As we face yet another national lockdown, we wanted to reassure you that we will continue to work and operate safely throughout the lockdown period. In line with the latest guidelines, our fitters have created a ‘work bubble’ to allow us to continue with installations. In order for us to operate safely, we ask that… Read More

The Lowdown on Stains

Thankfully we are near the end of 2020 now, and it’s time to turn our attention to the festivities and time with some loved ones. Whilst we may not be able to enjoy quite the Christmas we might want, inevitably when you mix people, excitable children and even more excitable pets, the occasional accident does… Read More

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