Top 10 Tips when buying a carpet or other floor covering

Buying a new carpet or floorcovering should be a rewarding experience. Whether it’s for a new house, or refurbishment of your present home it will be a focal point, bringing colour and texture to your scheme. When designing your interior you can explore so many possibilities: plain or patterned, traditional or contemporary, vibrant colours or restful pastels, whatever your requirements Greendale Members can offer the right style.

There are practical benefits too – carpets provide warmth and insulation as well as good looks. Unlike anything else in your home, however, you walk on it – so it has to be durable and fit for purpose. Here then are our Members’ top tips to ensure complete satisfaction.


You can be assured that whatever your flooring requirements your local Greendale retailer will be happy to help you. Their advice is free as is the high standard of service you would expect. Many of our members also offer wood and other ‘hard’ floors, natural flooring, fabrics and furniture. Whether a small shop or a major store all Greendale retailers are independent specialists who value their customers. Go and visit them – you won’t be disappointed.