Elegant, comfortable and beautifully tactile, carpet remains a timeless option for any home whether your look is classic or more fashion forward. Renowned for superior noise reducing and insulating qualities, today’s carpet lets you create a space that's practical without compromising on style.
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What are good carpet colours for your bedroom?
When choosing new carpet for your bedroom getting the colour right isn’t always easy. You may fall in love with a particular colour but would it suit your space? What colours are best for bedrooms? Don’t worry, with such a huge range of carpets available from Carpet Court you are sure to find the perfect carpet colour for your bedroom.
Remember to consider the fibre as well as the colour when choosing carpet for your bedroom. After all, you want your luxurious new carpet to be a feast for your feet as well as your eyes! Luxurious plush carpet pile is both cosy and sensual, available in a range of colours and styles in several synthetic carpet collections such as Premier Soft, Classic Soft, and Luxe Palette and will suite a range of home decor.
A wool carpet in a plush pile is also a beautiful addition to your bedroom, creating warmth, softness and elegant style. Check out the soothing colours perfectly suited to any bedroom available in the Talisa Springs collection.
While light colours are always popular, remember that a dark coloured carpet can create a real sense of luxury, warmth and cosiness – all the important attributes in a bedroom.
How do I find the best carpet for my living space?
When choosing carpet as your preferred type of floor for your living areas there are several important factors to consider. Are they busy family rooms in which spills are likely to occur and should it be stain-resistant and hard wearing? What colour will be best suited not only to your living room décor but to your lifestyle and family unit? How much do you want to spend on carpet for your living rooms?
The friendly and knowledgeable staff at your local Carpet Court store can help you find the answers to these questions which in turn will help you decide which carpet will be best for your living space at a price within your budget.
What do I need to know and consider when buying carpet?
There are many flooring coverings and options to consider when building a new home, renovating or simply planning to redecorate. Carpet is an ideal type of floor for most living areas outside of kitchens and bathrooms, but be sure to choose the right carpet types for your needs.
Factors to consider include the type of fibre – wool or synthetic, and the pile – cut, twist, loop or plush pile? What level of stain resistance do you need? Carpet Court luxury carpets are all quality products with differing properties in terms of stain resistance. For rooms such as family rooms, dining rooms and open plan living areas where food and drink is consumed choose a carpet with a high level of stain resistance.
For high traffic areas such as living rooms and hallways, ensure your chosen carpet has a high degree of resiliency and durability. Within bedrooms make sure you choose carpets with good insulative properties.
If you are concerned with environmental issues, the eco-conscious consumer will love the Redbook Green Life and Redbook Green carpets. They are made from renewable sources and provide an environmentally friendly, sustainable option.
What is the best type of carpet?
There is no one ‘best’ type of carpet, it is a matter of finding the right type of carpet for your environment. Carpet Court’s range of wool and synthetic carpets cater to a wide market where luxury wool carpets such as the beautifully crafted, 100% pure wool Natural Formations collection is as much in demand as the durable Adeline collection of durable synthetic carpets.
Consider the level of performance required for the area you are covering to ensure you are laying the best type of carpet for your needs.
What type of carpet is the most durable?
Technological advancements means that while pure wool carpet has always been considered the quality product when it comes to durability, synthetic carpet fibres are now giving wool a run for its money as they are designed with excellent stain and soil resistant properties.
What is the difference between the different carpet styles offered at Carpet Court?
Carpet Court offer the largest selection of flooring products in Australia made from a range of different constructions to suit a variety of requirements. The differences in carpet styles are based around the choice of fibres and pile types which give each carpet a different look and level of performance. For example, cut and twist piles perform differently to looped pile constructions in terms of fibre resiliency and stain resistance. In addition, wool carpets have a natural ability to repel spills and stains whereas synthetic carpets are treated with high performing stain resistance technology.
Variations in carpet prices can reflect the different carpet styles, for example a 100% pure wool plush carpet may attract a different price tag to a synthetic looped pile.
Do you offer any advice when it comes to carpet care?
Caring for your new carpet in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions will ensure its continued longevity and high-performing good looks for years to come.
Regular cleaning and the use of floor mats in external doorways is recommended. Weekly vacuuming is essential and an annual professional steam clean gives your carpets a deep and thorough clean.
Liquid spills should be blotted immediately to absorb as much liquid as possible before further cleaning as recommended in the accompanying manufacturer’s care and maintenance guide. Consult the care guide on how to remove spills, dirt and stains and always seek professional advice if you are unsure.
How often should carpets be replaced?
A carpet should be replaced if it has reached the stage of wear and tear where it becomes a trip or slip hazard. Other than that, a carpet can last many years with regular care and maintenance.
Are there carpet calculators or a home measure service I can use?
Carpet Court provide a free measure and quote in home service that can be booked through our website. When completing the online form, you can either measure your rooms yourself and enter the total floor area or upload a picture of the floor plan for us to look at. Your online enquiry will be directed to a selected store and they will guide you through the next steps. It’s that simple. With an extensive range of carpet types available in Carpet Court stores across VIC, Melbourne, NSW, Sydney, QLD, Brisbane, ACT, Canberra, WA, Perth, NT, Darwin, SA, Adelaide, TAS, Hobart, visit your nearest store today.
What different flooring products are offered at Carpet Court?
No matter what your flooring requirements are Carpet Court has an easy to install, quality product to suit your budget, environment and lifestyle. In addition to a huge selection of carpets and rugs, you will also find timber, laminate, hybrid and vinyl flooring options in a range of exciting designs. These floating floors are easy to install for the DIY project, or they can be laid by Carpet Court’s experienced flooring installers.
How Underlays Work
The various flooring options have different properties in terms of their resistance to soiling and stains, depth of pile and softness under foot. The underlay is an essential part of any new flooring product and will affect how your new carpet feels, how your floor sounds and the level of comfort. View our Underlay guide to learn more about how underlays work.