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Anyone bought carpet online?

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Hogwashhh Thu 11-Feb-16 07:05:31

Carpet is so expensive these days I'm considering buying it online instead, has anyone else got experience of this? Was it ok & how did you go about finding a reliable fitter?

Alwayscheerful Thu 11-Feb-16 07:52:17

I used "The Big Red Carpet Company" and a private fitter. I saved approx £150 per bedroom, I ordered one room at a time as we decorated. I can recommend Cormar brand of carpets, they supply John Lewis and Carpet Right with their house twist. The whole process was very efficient, I think they trade under big red for their internet business and trade as using a family business name for their high street trade.

movingonup2015 Thu 11-Feb-16 09:30:57

yep bought all my carpets online - some from ebay some from flooring superstore I think it was but saved myself a fortune and the carpets are really good quality.

Upthenoonoo Thu 11-Feb-16 17:15:46

I've bought all the carpets in my current house and my previous house from a company on eBay. My carpet fitter couldn't beat the price himself. I've never had any problems.

foragogogo Thu 11-Feb-16 17:20:11

Oooh me too which eBay supplier?

spinkarez Fri 12-Feb-16 12:17:30

Would also like advice of buying online. Our previous carpet was laid down 10 years ago and needs replacing (stairs and all downstairs). We went for a fairly cheap one last time but would like to replace with a better but not too expensive one maybe £15-18 maximum. More inclined to go for polypropylene rather than wool and also advice regarding what type of underlay to look for.

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