Taking Away The Stress Of Choosing Carpet For Your Home

cormar carpets large format samples

Choosing a carpet can often feel like one of the most overwhelming decisions when it comes to decorating your home. Not only is it an investment, both in terms of cost and longevity, but it’s a choice that has the ability to make or break a room.

Understanding this issue, British brand The Cormar Carpet Company has updated its unique sampling service, which allows potential customers to order 3 complimentary carpet samples, of any colour, in the brand’s new 14cm square larger sample size.

This new larger format service allows customers to get a better understanding of how colours and textures would work within their home – the fact that the samples are delivered directly to your door has to be the icing on the cake for our time-starved lifestyles.

“Arriving at the customer’s door, packed with the samples is also a list of 10 local retailers who stock Cormar, which is another element of how we aim to help and guide the customer through the purchasing process,” explains David Cormack, Marketing Director of Cormar, who I had the pleasure of interviewing recently.

With retailers in most towns and cities throughout the UK and Ireland, the likelihood of being within close proximity to a local stockist means Cormar suddenly becomes a very viable option to choose.

cormar carpets large format samples

Manufactured here in the UK, with two sites in Lancashire and a new distribution site in Hemel Hempstead, the award-winning brand has been producing carpets since 1956.

Known for its value for money, and quick fulfilment of orders (standard delivery to most retailers is within 48 hours), there’s no denying Cormar is a name to add to your little black book of interior brands.

There might also be another reason you recognise the name, as earlier this year Cormar was featured on Channel 4 home renovation programme, George Clarke’s ‘Old House, New Home’.

Supplying its super-soft Sensation Twist range in Crystal Grey to the renovation in Plumstead, London, it provided a neutral base to the chosen décor (see the full episode here).

According to Cormar, the collection is a popular choice as it’s made with the easy-clean fibre, Luxelle, which is dirt, stain resistant and bleach cleanable but still provides a soft feel and lustrous silk-like effect.

When asked about trends he’s spotted, David is quick to remark on the continued popularity of grey within homes.

“People are steering towards greys, yes, but the other trend we’re seeing is a growth in deeper pile carpets as shoppers are creating contrast in their house – whether that’s hardwood flooring in the kitchen diner, through to a luxurious deep pile in the snug, or exposed flooring downstairs, and creating a sumptuous retreat upstairs,” he adds.

cormar carpets large format samples

Having said that Cormar’s most popular style is still, without doubt, its  Easy Clean Twist collection. With its durable, bleach clean, stain-resistant qualities, it’s easy (excuse the pun) to see why this is perfect for a family home.

A year of development for the company also saw the introduction of a brand-new carpet range – Gemini. Capitalising on the popularity of grey within homes, Gemini is the brand’s first collection made from 100% Dura Polyester, developed to combine resilience, stain resistance, and softness, all in one fibre.

With 13 plain shades to choose from, including a variety of greys and neutrals, this soft, deep-pile carpet is one to consider.

If you’re choosing new carpet for the home and would like to order your complimentary samples from Cormar, then click through to the website to see which styles catch your eye.

*Post in partnership with The Cormar Carpet Company. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Apartment Number 4.

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Hello! I'm Victoria, the founder of multi-award winning interior design blog, Apartment Number 4. I can't wait to share my tips and tricks on creating a beautiful place to live on a budget, regardless of whether you're living in your forever home or your home that's perfect for now.

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  1. 12.31.18
    Emma said:

    I have Cormar Carpet in my home. Our local carpet company sells it and it was a no brainer. I loved being able to buy a quality British made product from a local independently owned store.

    • 1.2.19

      Yes to this!! I’m exactly the same, if I can buy British from a local retailer then I’m sold xxx