The Hereward Carpets Blog.
Information and myths of the Carpet trade.

Is thicker underlay better underlay?

To follow on from “why do I need new underlay?” I wanted to talk a little about the different types of underlay as it is not as straight-forward as choosing the thickest you can find, it is always the case of buy the best you can afford as price is a good sign of quality […]

Why do I need new underlay?

A common conversation we have with customers is Underlay. Some people think that if they have underlay down they are set for life or for a long period of time and while underlay does last a long time it doesn’t last twice as long as carpets. By this I mean if you buy new underlay […]

Is laminate waterproof?

Here at Hereward carpets, this is a question we get asked and up until recently we always said, “no – laminate flooring isn’t waterproof”. However, there is now a really impressive laminate by Quickstep that is actually called …… Impressive, and it has a ‘Hydroseal’ water repellent layer. It is not just the fact that […]

Vivendi carpet by Associated Weavers

We are excited (we really are!!) about our latest range we have to offer here at Hereward Carpets in Peterborough, as this range truly offers a mix of luxury, quality and durability to your home. It is called Vivendi by the manufacturer Associated Weavers (AW). It is made from a new unique yarn called iVivo […]

Eco friendly carpets from Riviera Home

Eco friendly carpets from Riviera Home Furnishings Here at Hereward Carpets we are now official retailers for the luxury carpet ranges from Riviera Home Furnishings. We would love you to visit our showroom in Mancetter Square in Werrington, Peterborough to see and feel the range of carpets for yourself, as you can’t feel the quality […]

Top Carpeting Trends

When designing your dream home one of the most important and eye catching things is the flooring. Some people opt for laminate flooring while others opt for carpet flooring. In this article we are sharing with you the top carpeting trends of 2015. Carpets are still very popular in the bedroom and when people do […]

Stop by for coffee and cake

Last year we organised a coffee morning to aid the Macmillan Cancer support, it was a brilliant morning filled with tea, coffee, cakes and a great atmosphere. We managed to raise £343.20 for Macmillan. We enjoyed hosting the event so much we are doing it again this year! The Macmillan cancer support group is a […]

Top Tips For Tiny Rooms

If you have a tiny room in your home it’s likely you’ll be struggling to know the best flooring options for it. How do we know this? Because it’s a question we are frequently asked here at Hereward Carpets. Whether your tiny looking room is a kitchen, bathroom, reading room or even a den for […]

Award Winning Range

Here at Hereward Carpets, we are always looking out for the best deals on our roll stock ranges, to bring you the best value for money we can offer. We stock many ranges from manufacturers such as Stainfree Soft Whisper from Abingdon Flooring, Tuftex Twist from Associated Weavers and Apollo Plus Twist from Cormar Carpets. […]