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LVT vs. Engineered Hardwood Flooring: Making the Right Choice for Your Home

Posted by Nick Acaster, on June 6, 2023. Tags: ,

When it comes to choosing the perfect flooring for your home, you’re faced with a myriad of options. Two popular choices that often stand out are Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) and Engineered Hardwood. Each flooring type has its unique advantages, and understanding them can help you make an informed decision that best suits your lifestyle […]

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When to use metal floor transition strips

Posted by Nick Acaster, on May 24, 2023. Tags: , ,

Metal floor transition strips come in a wide choice of profile shapes and serve numerous functions. Perhaps best known for joining carpets across a doorway, today, designs cater for all types of floorcoverings and scenarios. Whether you need to cover a gap between floorcoverings, smoothly transition between different levels or join flooring in doorways and […]

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Spotlight on Carpet Door Plates for Floor Coverings

Posted by Nick Acaster, on May 9, 2023. Tags: ,

“If you can get some carpet door plates by Friday, I’ll fit them and we’ll be done”.  A common request from many a local builder or carpenter when finishing off a new home extension or renovation project. Sounds simple but when you search online for carpet door bars and the like the choice is extensive […]

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Compare Carpet Door Bars to Find the Perfect One for You

Posted by Nick Acaster, on April 12, 2023. Tags: ,

In this blog, we put the spotlight on carpet door bars – specifically quality ones. For those un-used to purchasing door bars or door thresholds, we highlight which features are important to consider when choosing. As a retailer specialising in quality accessories for all types of flooring, we understand that home owners are typically looking […]

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Find the right door bar for your flooring

Posted by Nick Acaster, on March 30, 2023. Tags: , ,

When it comes to selecting a door bar to join the seam between flooring across a doorway or room, there is a wide choice. Similarly known as door thresholds, they come in a variety of designs, sizes and finishes and it is worth doing a little research before purchasing, as it is certainly not the […]

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Choosing a carpet door strip – all you need to know in less than 3 minutes

Posted by Nick Acaster, on February 24, 2023. Tags: ,

Choosing a carpet door strip for the first time can be a bit daunting. They tend not to be something we shop for frequently and who knew there were so many options!  So, which carpet door bar is right for your specific situation?  Here we discuss the key questions customers ask and explain the fundamental […]

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The Secret to Carpet Threshold Strips that Last for Years

Posted by Andy Harrison, on January 6, 2023. Tags: ,

Most of us know that if you have carpets fitted then you require carpet threshold strips across the doorways to join them up. But, does it matter which ones? Well yes, it is certainly worth doing your homework, very much like you would when you choose a new carpet.  Looks, quality and durability can all […]

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Find the Right Carpet Bar for Your Home – Advice & Inspiration

Posted by Nick Acaster, on October 14, 2022. Tags: ,

Not so long ago, you had to make do with the standard silver or gold carpet bars, ridged in appearance and made of aluminium which easily dented and soon became tatty. However, today there is a comprehensive choice of carpet thresholds available for the home, designed to provide specific solutions to common installation issues and […]

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The 5 chrome carpet trim everyone needs in their home

Posted by Andy Harrison, on July 13, 2022. Tags: , ,

In this article, we highlight the 5 most popular chrome carpet trim, which are all top-notch quality, and explain what makes them such firm favourites with home owners. Chrome is currently an in vogue colour and is typically supplied polished with a sparkling, shiny surface. Brushed chrome is also an option but these have a […]

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Embrace retro with chrome carpet trims

Posted by Elsa Lawrence, on June 15, 2022. Tags: ,

Love the look of pristine, beautifully polished chrome carpet trims? Then you are not alone. Whilst for some it may feel like a step back to the 80’s, chrome, the aesthetic of chrome door thresholds can add pizzazz and drama to today’s home. Here we tap into the vibe and suggest how to integrate chrome […]

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Which is the Best Carpet to Carpet Threshold for Looks & Design?

Posted by Nick Acaster, on May 25, 2022. Tags: ,

A recent conversation with a customer about finding an appropriate, high quality carpet to carpet threshold for his home highlighted a common dilemma. He told us that he had nothing against his local DIY mega store but he wanted carpet door bars that are solid and look much better quality than the carpet door strips […]

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Spruce up your flooring with chrome door threshold bars

Posted by Nick Acaster, on April 1, 2022. Tags:

Are you feeling your flooring looks a little tired? Updating dated and scuffed metal door threshold strips with quality-made, pristine chrome carpet thresholds can bring a complete new lease of life to your décor scheme without the expense of changing all your floorcoverings too. Replace dented carpet bars with improved quality You can still buy thin […]

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Why looks matter when choosing a carpet joining strip

Posted by Nick Acaster, on March 15, 2022. Tags: ,

However luxuriant the pile and beautiful the design and colour of your carpet, a low quality, poorly fitted carpet joining strip will spoil the overall look. It can be so annoying when it is the detail of the unsatisfactory door threshold strips which catch the eye rather than the super-expensive and fabulous carpet! Purchasing threshold […]

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A beginner’s guide: how to fix a carpet to tile with a transition

Posted by Duncan Brady, on February 3, 2022. Tags: ,

A common query from home owners getting to grips with home improvements is how you should fix carpet to tile with a transition. So, in this post I’m going highlight the door threshold options available, how they work, and on the way mention a few pitfalls you’ll probably want to avoid. Don’t worry, I’ll keep […]

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Joining flooring in your home? Find the correct 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 makes Posh door thresholds so popular?

Posted by Duncan Brady, on January 13, 2022. Tags: , ,

Our top 5 best-selling door thresholds list for last year is headed up by Posh door thresholds – once again. We’ve put together the list for a few years now, based on what our customers say and order, and the 2021 list illustrates that Premier Posh’s versatility and quality continue to appeal universal appeal and […]

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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. Tags: ,

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

Posted by Andy Harrison, 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.

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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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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