The Carpetstore: Red Carpet Treatment

The Carpetstore: Red Carpet Treatment

Joe, Clay and Marvin

Investing in a new carpet or flooring? The Carpetstore is the one-stop shop for all budgets, styles and textures

According to Clay Miller, West London is something of a hotspot for carpet moths. ‘Five years ago, one in 50 customers told us it was a problem,’ recalls the co-owner of The Carpetstore. ‘Now, I reckon it’s one in three. That’s why we always ask suppliers, is it moth-proof ? If it isn’t, we don’t touch it. All our carpets are moth-treated.’

Clay has been in the business since schooldays, when he used to join his carpet fitter uncle on jobs. He and his brother Joe have been running The Carpetstore for 25 years (Marvin Charlton is the lead estimator) and they cover the entire West London area, with many clients in Fulham. They stock a huge selection of carpets and stair runners in wool, natural and manmade fibres (all come in a fantastic choice of colours and classic and modern designs) as well as an extensive range of vinyl, tile and laminate flooring.

‘At the moment, there’s a growing demand for made-tomeasure bespoke rugs,’ says Clay. ‘Many people now prefer to have stone and wood floors in their living rooms. But they can be cold, hence the interest in rugs. We have hundreds of samples in different materials – from contemporary and classic 100% wool to Natural Sisal fibre – and customers can choose any length and a width up to five metres. We will then have the rug made for them.

‘Runners are popular. We can cut the carpet to any size or shape, then we send it off to have the edges professionally finished with either binding tape or a whipping. And, in terms of hard flooring, we’re increasingly fitting the Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) range in houses, shops and communal properties. It is water proof, scratch-resistant and hard-wearing. I’ve actually got it in my own home.’

With four teams of fitters, The Carpetstore service includes taking up and removing existing carpets, laying hardboard, ply and latex sub-floors and cutting and trimming doors. Whether you know an Axminster from a shagpile, you’ll receive personal attention and no-nonsense practical advice.

The Carpetstore
156 Goldhawk Road, W12 8HJ
Marvin Charlton – Lead Estimator

Investing in a new carpet or flooring? The Carpet Store is the one-stop shop for all budgets, styles and textures
The Carpetstore 156 Goldhawk Road, W12 8HJ

The Carpetstore
156 Goldhawk Road, W12 8HJ

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