We need new carpet for our entire house - looking for some tips and advice.
I am in Southampton, Hampshire so any supplier recommendations appreciaed.
Basically, I need someone to supply and fit new carpet and underlay for a
The carpet I am looking at will probably be fairly cheap, just something
nice and basic I guess. Last time we did the hosue we used foam backed
carpet without underlay so this should be a step up.
rather than go direct to Carpet Right or indeed any other carpet shop I have
approached a couple of fitters who also supply their own carpet.
Can these guys match places like carpet right in terms of price? most of
them claim to get their stuff 'direct from the manufactuerer' and can
therefore offer cheap prices...i am unsure however.
Secondly, I notice that some online sites and even on eBay you can buy Cloud
9 underlay for much cheaper than you can get in the shops - do the fitters
normally allow you to bulk buy underlay and then fit their own carpet on
top - do you think they would pricematch?
Any recommendations of good suppliers?
What other services can I expect from a decent fitter? I noticed one
suppliers site (outside of my area unfortunatley) mentions cutting doors so
that they still work proeprly incase the new carpet is high and it also
mentioned fixing floorboards - do many fitters offer these extra services
and what sorta prices am I lookign at?
How far can I haggle with these guys?
Woudl i be better of just buying bulk underlay and carpet from online and
then gettign a small time fitter to do all the fitting for me?
Finally, what are your thoughts on Cloud 9 and is ther any particular carpet
I shoudl be targettign at the budget end of the scale? Our house has quite
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