The importance of ordering floor samples

When it’s time to order new tiles or a new carpet, it’s easy to head online and find a colour or pattern that you like and press ‘buy now’ but in our view, this would not be wise.

For flooring, it’s important to really get a good feel for its quality, and a photograph on the web isn’t going to be enough to give you that insight. Thankfully all good flooring companies will send out samples, often free of charge, so you can get an idea of whether it’s right for you and your home. Some will even send you a booklet of fabric samples, so you have everything you need in one bound folder, and this is a nice option if you’re unsure on what you want but would like to see some ideas. You should never underestimate the importance of a fabric sample, and with flooring, it can be in your home for decades before it needs updating again, so do make sure you make a decision you’re 100% happy with. After all, only fools rush in.