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Sisal Small Boucle Accents  -  Sisal Small Boucle Classics

Coir Boucle Natural  -  Chicago  -  Coast  -  Mississippi Stripe

Olympus  -  Pecos  -  Skinnyrib



 

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Cormars Home Counties 80% wool twist-pile carpet

Marmoleum linoleum - sheet and tile

Crucial Trading Mississippi 100% striped loop-pile carpet

Louis De Poortere Color-Net 100% wool striped flatweave carpet

Gala Cord 100% polypropylene loop-pile carpet

Dalsouple Uni - Smooth Rubber tiles

Belakos Verona 100% Nylon frizzy carpet

Project Floors - Light Collection vinyl tiles and plank

Amtico vinyl tiles and plank

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flooring for children

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Although there are very few flooring products specifically designed for children, there are nonetheless a number of products that are not only suitable for children in terms of durability, safety and cleanability, but that also offer designs, colours and textural characteristics which lend themselves to use in a childrens room or nursery.

Below are some of our own product suggestions along with the appropriate manufacturers website links that you might like to take a look at:

If you're looking for carpet, try either Sit-In Carpets "Fantasia" or or it's slightly more expensive cousin "Nexus". They are both 100% nylon velvet-pile carpets with enormous colour banks of 54 colours for Fantasia and an astonishing 100 colours in Nexus. Likewise, the "Something Special" range from Kingsmead Carpets also offers some unuusal colour options and designs; their "Wow" collection in particular has a wide range of carpets with colours ranging from vivid "Barbie" pink, and electric blue, through lemon yellow to sharp lime green.

If you want more texture, with a strong comtemporary look, we would suggest Belakos Carpets with their "Verona" and "Mirage" ranges which are frizzy and shaggy in texture respectively. and "Highline", which is a combination of the two. It is worth noting that despite their delicate and perhaps frivolous appearance these carpets have a contract quality rating!

In terms of smooth floorcoverings, for a tactile, anti-slip floorcovering in bright colours, you would be hard-pressed to find a more appropriate flooring than Rubber. Dalsouple for instance offer a palette of ..... colours in ..... different reliefs. Other brands include Polyflor Saarfloor, Altro Mondopave and The Rubber Flooring Co who whilst not offering the same range of reliefs as Dalsouple, bring the total number of colours available up to .... across all ranges.

If its colourful you're after, Linoleum, with its staggering colour range, is also a good choice. Although harder than Rubber flooring to the touch, it has the advantage of being virtually limitless in the design options that it offers. Designs can even be cut by Aquajet to your own shape/design, with a turnaround time, from the customer proofing the design to the actual installation, being around 2 weeks.

Which fibre?

In choosing whether to go with wool or synthetic carpet, it is adviseable to understand firstly what the benefits / drawbacks for these respective fibre are. Of the synthetics, Polypropylene is less expensive than Nylon, stain-resistant and bleach-cleanable. Generally, most cold liquid stains will not stain...
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Which Construction?

In accessing a tufted carpet, you will come across the following terms that help define the quality.
 
• Density: relates to how tightly the carpet fibre or yarn is packed together and bound into the carpet backing. The denser, the better. 
• Face or pile weight: the number of...

flooring for children

child_flooring_carpet

Although there are very few flooring products specifically designed for children, there are nonetheless a number of products that are not only suitable for children in terms of durability, safety and cleanability, but that also offer designs, colours and textural characteristics which lend themselves to use in a childrens room or nursery...

A Potted History

Whilst it is impossible to say exactly when the first carpet was made, there is evidence to suggest that goats and sheep were being sheared for wool and hair to be spun and woven as early as 6000BC. An Egyptian fresco dating from 1480BC, discovered in 1953, shows the first representation of a handloom, and...