Choosing flooring to keep you warm this winter

No matter where you were in New Zealand this week, you would have experienced some pretty chilly weather heralding the end of our fabulous summer. Whether you were one of the Aucklanders whose home was left without power after storms, or your house was blanketed by snow in Southland or accosted by the bitter winds of Wellington, we’re all starting to think about how to stay warm and dry this winter.

When we think about how to keep our homes warm, we often think about wall and ceiling insulation. But actually, quite a bit of heat can be lost through our floors as well. If we get our flooring choices right we can really help keep our homes warm in winter, but also create a much more enjoyable living environment all year round too.

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April 20th, 2018|

How to tell when it’s time for a Wellington carpet replacement (Part 2)

If you haven’t had a read of our introduction to this series, please feel free to do so here, then come back to this blog post when you’re ready to continue. Today, we’re diving back into the telling signs of expired carpet: what to look for when considering committing to a full replacement.
Yes, your carpets […]

April 15th, 2018|

How to tell when it’s time for a Wellington carpet replacement

From the pitter-patter of tiny feet to the spillage of a hearty red wine, the muddy steps of an excitable dog and countless reshufflings of your furnishings, your carpets have seen a lot over the years! Family carpets have been the foundation upon which so much of your family’s special home memories have taken place. […]

April 11th, 2018|

How to ‘marry’ your floors to your walls

Floors and walls installed in materials that compliment each other are a match made in interior heaven. You simply can’t beat a home that comfortably marries its colour palette across its interior, and a successful palette begins from the ground up – starting with your carpets!

In our years as Wellington’s professional flooring experts, we’ve come across […]

March 15th, 2018|

Picking a carpet for your nursery: baby-proof flooring

Out of any flooring option offered by a carpet company in Wellington, carpet remains the best choice for your newest addition’s nursery. A carpet installation in Wellington for your nursery is going to benefit your new baby in every way. When baby is on the move, crawling to and fro, carpet will be soft on […]

February 20th, 2018|

Petproofing your carpets: cats, birds and bunnies

Last month we offered our readers a few foolproof (and petproof) tips to keep your carpets in ship shape, despite having dogs dwelling indoors. Though we love our animal companions, they can prove to be problematic when maintaining our Wellington carpets. Replacing carpets soiled by pets is one of the most common concerns that Wellington […]

February 1st, 2018|

Pesky pets: how to keep our carpets happy and pet-proof

Cats, dogs, bunnies and birds. Our furry or feathered friends are packed with personality, but tend to pose a problem when it comes to our carpets. If you’ve owned an animal indoors, then you’ll be no stranger to stains and overall carpet destruction.

In today’s blog, we’ll tackle the trouble with pets and carpets, and how […]

January 12th, 2018|

Patterned carpet: an interior trend to try in 2018

New carpet is a bit like a new haircut: it instantly transforms your entire look. Or, in this case, your home’s look. While we usually suggest experimenting with colours and textures when picking a new carpet, we’d like to suggest a third option for changing things up in the New Year…

Patterns!

Patterned carpets are an instant […]

December 12th, 2017|

How to keep your carpets clean for this year’s Christmas party

Let the sunshine in! 

Sunlight is nature’s disinfectant. It works wonders on our homes; its light cleanses surfaces of germs and fresh summer air keeps our homes free of dust and mould.

On the next sunny day that you’re home, open all your doors and windows to let sunlight and fresh air into your home. Your carpets […]

December 8th, 2017|

Flooring a new store in Wellington

Welcome to Wellington! Our cool little capital city is the home of many different kinds of colourful, cozy boutique stores, and we’re looking forward to shopping at yours!

If you’re looking at opening a store here in Wellington, then we encourage you to support your local Wellington flooring experts when selecting a carpet or lino surface […]

November 22nd, 2017|