Frequently Asked Questions
The most frequently asked questions we’ve experienced in 15 years of running the business!!
Nylon is a leader in performance, appearance retention, fade and heat resistance, soil and stain resistance, colour and styling.
Polypropylene is naturally resistant to stains, fading, and moisture, most often used in loop pile constructions.
Polyester is well accepted for bulkiness, colour clarity, and good stain and fade resistance.
Wool (natural fibre) ranges in colour from off-white to black, with many earthen tones in between, cleans well and is known to age gracefully.
Textured is very popular cut pile carpet with a casual look, hides footprints and vacuum marks, great for all areas in the home, especially for active families, available in a broad range of prices.
Saxony has formal, traditional and elegant looks, smooth, soft, velvet plush with a luxurious feel, uniform twist and finish, good for master bedrooms, dining rooms or formal living rooms, not a good choice for high traffic areas or active kids, shows footprints and vacuum marks.
Frieze is a cut pile style with a high twist level, has a textured surface with a knobby appearance, is durable, wears well, and hides footprints, performs well in high-traffic areas, anywhere in your home, and is available in various pile heights for different looks.
Cable is constructed of thicker, typically longer yarn, very comfortable underfoot, better suited for rooms and areas without a lot of activity as it can matte and crush with heavy foot traffic.
Looped (referred to as berber), big bulky yarns produced in a level loop or multi-level loop, highly durable and ideal for casual, active family rooms, comes in solid colours, berber fleck, patterns with varying levels of loops, hides traffic patterns well.
Cut and loop is a combination of cut and looped yarns that crate pattern effects by the variation in surface textures, also referred to as patterned carpet, low profile performs well, available in many patterns like fun geometrics and formal botanicals, distinctive carved appearance and multiple colours, hides stains and stands up to traffic.
Sophie T, Balham SW12
I just wanted to drop you a quick note to say a big thank you for doing such a brilliant job fitting our new carpet, it's really transformed the room and you've done a great job making it look very tidy with the beading around the edge of the room. We're very pleased with it.
Mr S Smith, Clapham
A Flooring Boutique offered me great advice, and a great deal, the carpets look fantastic, their fitters were very professional, I would highly recommend them, thank you again.
Mrs L Berthwick, Balham
From choosing our new carpets, to the fitting in our home, everyone at A Flooring Boutique were fantastic, our floors now look and feel amazing, thank you so much.
Ms B Daily, Dulwich
We had quite a few rooms which were in need of an refresh, I am so glad we came to A Flooring Boutique, their advice was invaluable, and the service was seamless from start to finish.