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How to fit Stair Carpet Clips

Posted by Andy Harrison, on February 18, 2022.

Stair carpet clips are an alternative to stair rods and make an attractive decorative feature on a staircase fitted with stair runner.  Fitted to either side of a stair runner carpet, on each step, they add character and have a certain eye-catching appeal. The detailed embellishment for the Victorian Stair Clips make them particularly suited […]

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Joining flooring in your home? Find the best brass threshold strip to do the job

Posted by Andy Harrison, on January 21, 2022. Tags: , ,

When joining together most types of flooring in a doorway, a quality brass threshold strip is always a good investment. Avoid the dents, dimples and buckles which readily appear in soft aluminium door strips and instead fit a purpose-designed, sturdy brass one which is manufactured to last for many years and enhances your flooring rather […]

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What is a Z bar carpet to hard floor joining strip?

Posted by Andy Harrison, on November 12, 2021. Tags:

We all know what a carpet is but not many outside the carpet industry know what a Z Bar is, nor when to install it. Likewise, what is meant by the term “hard floor”? In this article, I’ll explain the trade-speak terminology and explain when a Z Bar carpet to hard floor is the perfect […]

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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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The best door bars for thick carpets

Posted by Andy Harrison, on September 7, 2021.

Ultra-thick, deep-pile carpets seem to be back in fashion. Consequently, the question we are being asked is which door bars do we suggest you use for thick carpets? Luxury carpet brands such as Jacaranda has always had a name for fabulously thick designs. For example, their chunky Agra range is made in a fusion of […]

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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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