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Why choose wool?

Luxury and much more ...

Besides the fact that wool is super luxurious, it actually has many other benefits that make it a great carpet choice. Here are some of the advantages you get when you buy a wool carpet:

Choosing the perfect flooring

Key factors when selecting your flooring

Carpet buying tips


Ten Tips for choosing a tip-top carpet

Create style with colour


The Allure of Colour

Buying your first carpet


A first-time buyer's guide to choosing a carpet

For the first-time buyer, the choice of carpets can be bewildering. Our carpet experts share some practical tips for choosing the best carpet for your needs.


It’s exciting setting up home for the first time, but terrifying how much everything costs.

We’ve been there. Most of our sales colleagues know first-hand what it’s like, and we’re used to advising first-time buyers.

How to clean spillages and stains on your carpet

It can happen anytime – an accidental spillage or a nasty mark suddenly appears on your pristine carpet. But don’t panic. Staining can usually be avoided or removed.

How to care for your carpet

Here are some tips and general advice for protecting and prolonging the attractive look and feel of your carpet.

Home truths about floors

Flooring is fundamental to the look and daily use of your home. It’s the stage on which everything happens.

So your floor not only needs to look good. It has to be fit for purpose – in terms of wear, comfort and safety, as well as style.

The options and choices are almost endless. But that’s where TC Matthews comes in. We’ve already refined the selection process for you by picking out the finest floor coverings – carpets, rugs, wooden flooring and vinyl – from the top manufacturers.

Six steps to the perfect floor

When it comes to choosing a flooring product, you’ve got a myriad of styles and materials to pick from.

But where do you start? Let’s walk through the steps you should take when making that choice.

Do I need underlay?

What is underlay?

Underlay is a supporting layer that is placed underneath carpet and wooden flooring.

And it's essential to achieve a professional finish and to prolong the serviceable life of your flooring.

A decent underlay will make your carpet look and feel better, and last longer, as we explain below.


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