We are all aware of the impact that great carpets make on any room, from residential to commercial. They can add a cosy feel to a home or a stylish twist to an office or waiting room. But what actually holds everything together? This is where flooring accessories come in, and we are here to shed some light on why flooring accessories are actually such an important part of the carpet installation process.
Types Of Flooring Accessories
What many people don’t realise is that carpets are held in place by several different flooring accessories, each one having its own unique role to play and each one adding to the beautiful finish seen by the end-user. Other types of flooring, such as laminate, also make use of accessories such as an underlay, which is a protective layer that prevents moisture and mould.
A primer or damp proof membrane can also be used to prevent moisture. A subfloor repair is essential if the floor you are covering is uneven and caves in certain areas. Adhesives are a big part of carpet installation for residential and commercial spaces, and a high-quality glue is recommended. Finally, skirting boards and finishing oils add a refined, smooth look to wooden flooring solutions.
Why You Need Quality Flooring Accessories
When considering all the different types of flooring accessories, it would be easy to get confused or feel a little overwhelmed by the myriad of choices. It is recommended to purchase accessories from a recognised carpeting company that can also give you expert advice about what items are needed for your project and how to use them correctly.
They may seem small and peripheral to your actual floor covering, whether it’s home carpets or wooden floors, but flooring accessories are vital to the longevity of your ensemble, and poor quality will only shorten the lifespan of your carpets or other floor covers. Whether it’s adhesive, finishing oil or skirting boards, select the best quality accessories from a trusted floor decor specialist.
Carpet & Decor has been expertly covering South African floors since 1968, and we offer a wealth of experience and professional advice on flooring accessories to our clients. To know more about our accessories, residential or commercial carpets and more, contact us here.