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The top interior designers advise that, when redecorating a room, you should start by choosing your flooring design, then build your theme around it. Tapi Carpets will help you find your perfect starting point. Just bring in some photos of themes you like, and let’s have a look together.

How to choose the right vinyl flooring

Firstly, think of the look you are trying to create. Country cottage? Parisian chic? Tropical paradise? We’re here to help and advise on the flooring to suit your style; just visit a Tapi store or book a free home consultation and we’ll guide you ... Read more every step of the way. There are a few considerations that will shape our approach, like what sort of ‘bare foot feeling’ you fancy, what sort of condition the sub floor is in and what sort of budget you have to spend. Read less

Bare foot feeling

Our vinyl comes with 3 different backings that will give you the ‘bare foot feeling’ you are looking for. Soft Cushion backing provides springy underfoot softness and comfort. A Firm backing will give you a firm and flat underfoot feeling, while a Felt backing is a slightly softer feel and helps absorb small imperfections in your sub floor of up to 2mm.

Easier than a Sunday morning!

If you are looking for practical and durable flooring, vinyl is one to explore. All Tapi vinyls are both water and slip resistant, making them fabulous choices for wet areas, such as kitchens, bathrooms and utility areas. A vinyl floor covering will reduce sound transmission and keep the warmth in! Add in the fact that it’s super comfortable, easy to clean and great for pets and children, vinyl really ticks a lot of boxes! Oh, and did we mention all our vinyl floorings come with up to 15 years wear guarantee?

Designs to suit any taste

The yarn adds another dimension to your carpet. Wool and wool rich carpets are warm, natural and remarkably resilient. They are an eco-friendly choice, providing a unique softness and luxury. If you’re looking for a fibre that’s tough and hardwearing, polypropylene is up to the task. It’s also highly stain resistant, durable and easy to clean, so you won’t need to treat it as though you’re treading on eggshells. Nylon is the toughest synthetic carpet fibre and noted for its durability. Nylon carpet is less likely to show indentations after furniture has rested on it, so it looks newer for longer. Nylon carpets can often have designs printed on them.If you’re going to put your carpet through its paces, nylon will have no problem keeping up.

Fancy something a little different?

Take a look at our smooth flooring collections

We’re here to blow a breath of fresh air into the world of carpets and floors. The whole team at Tapi are flooring specialists with a passion for looking down! We love the transformative effect a new floor has on a room, and we’re only happy when you’re absolutely delighted. So if you’re looking for something a little smoother, why not check out our LVT tiles and planks, vinyl or laminate!