Why Choose A Stain Resistant Carpet?

Why Choose A Stain Resistant Carpet?

We’ve all watched in horror as our little one drops half his dinner on the brand new carpet. Perhaps you’ve been filled with the dread of a merry guest spilling a glass of red across the floor. And many of us know what it’s like to return home and realise the family pet has had a little accident… Spillages are a part of life, and though they don’t happen every day, they are a real frustration – particularly if you’ve recently installed a luxurious, light-coloured deep pile. Busy homes with children and pets suffer the most, but nobody’s immune from little mishaps involving dirty shoes or spilled drinks. So what’s the solution? [...]



The Benefits of Laminate and Vinyl Flooring

The Benefits of Laminate and Vinyl Flooring

There is a long list of benefits when it comes to laminate and vinyl flooring. Easily the most cost effective on the market, these hard-wearing solutions are a practical choice for many homeowners. At United Carpets & Beds, we offer a fantastic range of both laminate and vinyl flooring, providing our customers with unbeatable choice at competitive prices. But which one is right for you? Read on to discover the advantages of laminate and vinyl, and let us offer a helping hand in your flooring decision...[...]



Matching Flooring To The Rest Of Your Décor

Matching Flooring To The Rest Of Your Décor

When selecting flooring for the home, our main considerations are usually cost and practicality. Many of us will have a list of requirements, on the hunt for a product that fits within a certain price range, is suitable for our home and its occupants (including children and pets), and is easy enough to maintain. We also have to consider size and shape, along with the installation of the flooring… With so many necessaries, it’s easy for style to fall by the wayside! [...]



How To Lay Your Own Carpet

How To Lay Your Own Carpet

Is it time to treat your home to a new carpet? Many of us would love to freshen up a room with a brand new floor covering, but it can be a tricky task: measuring your room, choosing the right style at the right price, organising for it to be fitted… the time and costs soon add up! [...]



Carpets For Your Child’s Bedroom

Carpets For Your Child’s Bedroom

Some people assume that kids and carpets don’t mix well. When you consider the cost of carpets and the difficulty of cleaning them, combined with the amount of mess that children make, it’s easy to see why. A new carpet is a considerable investment, and many parents worry that this money will be wasted within a few weeks, when their little darling decides to drop a pot of paint or spill a glass of juice. [...]



How To Tell If Your Carpet Is Well Made

How To Tell If Your Carpet Is Well Made

A new carpet is a significant investment, and it’s always worth doing your research prior to committing. One of the most important features of your new carpet is its construction, as this will have a huge impact on its performance and lifespan. The construction consists of several components, including backing, pile density, face weight, dye method, and any additional treatments, such as stain resistance. [...]



How To Maintain Wood Flooring - United Carpets & Beds

How To Maintain Wood Flooring - United Carpets & Beds

No other flooring solution offers the warmth, character and natural beauty of wood. However, a real wood floor is a considerable investment, and anyone with exposed floorboards, solid wood or engineered wood flooring within their home should do as much as possible to ensure it lasts. Learning how to clean and treat your wood flooring is essential in protecting it from daily wear and tear, as well as helping it to look newer for longer.[...]



Stylish, Sophisticated, Smart: Why We Adore Grey Carpets

Stylish, Sophisticated, Smart: Why We Adore Grey Carpets

Whether you prefer to shop online or instore, there’s a huge selection of carpets now on offer, ranging from the plain and simple to the big and bold, from classic neutrals to vibrant shades. With such a choice, it’s easy to track down your ideal carpet, selecting the right colour or pattern in your preferred loop style. Of course, everyone can use a little extra help from time to time, and though you may be certain of the perfect carpet for your space, it’s also worth chatting with an expert to ensure your new flooring is as practical and aesthetically pleasing as possible. [...]



Six Tips For Getting Your Home Ready For Autumn

Six Tips For Getting Your Home Ready For Autumn

Now that autumn’s well and truly arrived, it’s time to prep your home for the colder months. We spend much more time in our homes at this time of the year, so it’s important to be as cosy and comfortable as possible… especially when the temperature really starts to drop! Along with the practical maintenance of checking for drafts, cleaning your gutters and reprogramming the thermostat, there are several other updates you can undertake to make your home autumn-ready.[...]



How To Pick The Perfect Flooring For Your Home

How To Pick The Perfect Flooring For Your Home

The flooring you choose makes a huge difference to the overall look and feel of your home, but aesthetics aren’t the only thing that need to be considered during the buying process. Flooring should be chosen not only in accordance with your personal taste and the decor scheme, but with durability and maintenance in mind, too. After all, it’s not just an interior feature that’s installed to look good, but a surface that will be walked, sat and played upon for years to come. [...]



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