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What are carpet shims used for and which one do I need?

Posted by Andy Harrison, on October 15, 2021.

Install carpet shims under a carpet across a doorway and create a gentle, upwards gradient to create a smooth transition. In so doing, you can avoid creating unwanted mini-steps in your home. Carpet shims solve level differences from 15mm to 35mm when joining a carpet to hard floorcoverings such as porcelain tiles, marble floors, stone […]

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How do I level my uneven door threshold?

Posted by Andy Harrison, on September 9, 2021.

How to cope with an uneven door threshold is a common question. Depending on the flooring installation, there are a number of specialist door thresholds which deal with a difference in floor level. Here we explore a few examples and provide some practical technical tips to help you create a smart and safe join. Scenario […]

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Which threshold strips do I need?

Posted by Andy Harrison, on September 7, 2021.

A threshold strip is a means to securely join two floorcoverings together, covering any raw edges. They are commonly used in a doorway, joining the floorcovering in one room to the next, but they also make great room dividers. Alternative terminology for threshold strips It can get pretty confusing as there are several other names […]

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New carpet door bars for ultra-thick carpets

Posted by Andy Harrison, on September 7, 2021.

If you are thinking of indulging in some luxurious carpet, you are going to need some quality carpet door bars for the doorways. To reflect the increasing demand for ultra-thick pile carpets, we now offer the new Premier Double Z13 (carpet to carpet) and Premier Z13 (carpet to hard flooring) carpet door bars. They are […]

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I need a door threshold carpet to tile but which one?

Posted by Andy Harrison, on August 13, 2021.

A door threshold carpet to tile comes with a choice of features. Deciding which option is not difficult but it is worth checking a few facts before deciding. Designed to create a join between a carpet and a ceramic or porcelain tiled floor, this type of door threshold has three key benefits: Creates a smart […]

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How to fit a smart step edge to match luxury vinyl covered steps?

Posted by Andy Harrison, on April 26, 2021. Tags: ,

Opting for a luxury vinyl (LVT) floor covering for home staircases has become highly fashionable. But how do you protect and finish the step edge to cover up the seams and protect the vulnerable front lip? Unlike a stair runner which is fitted in one piece, a fitter installs the LVT on each step, individually, […]

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New 1-metre-long stair edge nosing for laminate and vinyl flooring

Posted by Andy Harrison, on March 30, 2021. Tags:

We are pleased to have expanded the range of stair edge nosing that we sell to include a new 1metre (1000mm) long option. For those who still work in old money, that is about 39 inches long and a useful length for domestic staircases. This new option is in addition to the existing 900mm, 1800mm […]

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How to Join Flooring in a Doorway Using a Laminate Floor Door Trim

Posted by Andy Harrison, on January 28, 2021.

Laminate flooring is a hugely popular type of flooring and fitted throughout the home. Given the fact that we sell a comprehensive selection of door thresholds for all genres of flooring, we frequently get asked what people should use as a laminate floor door trim.  There are a few, attractive options but first you need […]

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Save money on motorhome carpets – use Easybind carpet binding

Posted by Andy Harrison, on November 20, 2020. Tags:

A customer recently got in touch to show us the excellent job he had done making his own motorhome carpets, using our Coch y Bonddu coloured carpet edging tape. Easybind carpet binding is a smart-looking, rope edge trim which works on all styles of carpet. Understandably, he is pretty pleased with his diy skills and […]

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Specialist carpet door bars to transition between different floor levels

Posted by Andy Harrison, on September 29, 2020.

A common problem is what to do where two floors meet and, for whatever reason, they are not level or flat with each other. How do you transition between different floor levels and bridge from one to the other without it looking a mess? Few people want a step, as they can be a trip […]

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