How can I tell if I’m buying a good quality carpet?
Check that the carpet you’re buying has an independent performance grading from ACCS—the Australian Carpet Classification Scheme.
What is the difference between nylon carpet and wool carpet?
Wool is a natural fibre and its structure contributes to a range of carpet performance benefits. Nylon is man-made formed during the extrusion process.
What are crush bands in carpets?
Crush bands appear as bands of different colour, lines or stripes on your carpet directly after installation. The carpet is not considered inferior.
Who will install my carpet?
Once you've selected your underlay and you're ready for your carpet to be installed, a carpet layer will then complete the job.
What are the advantages of a synthetic carpet?
Synthetic carpets have one key advantage—they have fantastic fade resistance properties. Great if your home is north facing and prone to lots of direct sunlight.
What is the difference between a broadloom (linear) metre and a square metre?
A broadloom metre is the standard width of a carpet roll. To work out the square metre price, just divide the broadloom metre price by 3.66.
What is shedding in carpets?
Shedding is quite normal in a quality carpet. Loose fibres often come off during the installation process.
What are the advantages of a wool carpet?
Wool carpets regulate humidity within your home and are also naturally hypoallergenic which is a great benefit for asthma sufferers.