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Think bold with stair carpet runner rails designed for wider staircases

Posted by Elsa Lawrence, on July 1, 2021. Tags: , , , , , ,

By far and away the most popular diameter for stair runner rods is 12mm, or ½” in old money. These are ideal for runners up to around 1m wide (3 feet 3”) and therefore standard for most houses. However, there is a view that your stair carpet runner rails should be chunkier than that for […]

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Tips to rejuvenate old brass stair rods

Posted by Elsa Lawrence, on May 25, 2021.

Moving house and discovering a set of old brass stair rods in the loft is surprisingly common, judging by the calls we receive. If you like to revive preloved items for your home and give them a new lease of life, here are a few ideas which may help you turn a mound of metal […]

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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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3 Fresh Ideas for Stair Carpet Runners this Spring

Posted by Elsa Lawrence, on March 3, 2021. Tags: , ,

Spring is in the air and it’s a great time of the year to chase away the winter blues with a touch of decorating. Here we take a look at three fresh ideas for stair carpet runners to rejuvenate that dull old staircase at the heart of your home. Naturally inclined with wooden stair rods […]

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Quality door thresholds for your home & how to choose the right ones

Posted by Fay, on February 19, 2021. Tags: , ,

Sometimes, having a choice can be amazing: other times it can be annoyingly difficult. For instance, we probably offer the best choice around of quality door thresholds and profiles – either online or in the shops. But how to choose what is right for you from the thousands of items? Here, we suggest a few […]

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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. Tags: , ,

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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What’s the Best Stair Edging to Use on a LVT Covered Staircase?

Posted by Elsa Lawrence, on January 22, 2021. Tags: , , , ,

Having decided to get shot of your old stair carpet and chosen one of the latest luxury vinyl (LVT) floor styles, what are your options for stair edging with LVT flooring? Let’s start at the beginning and first recap why stair nosings are important, then take a look at what the choice is and what […]

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The best door bars for thick carpets

Posted by Fay, on December 3, 2020.

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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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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