V & A CarpetsCarpet ShopTrowbridge, Wiltshire & Bath
A carpet retailer you can trust, Based in Trowbridge and covering all of Wiltshire, Bath & the surrounding areas. We offer Free home visits & estimates, as well as the largest selection in Wiltshire for carpets & hard flooring.
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At V & A Carpets, a carpet shop in Trowbridge, we pride ourselves on the large choices we offer our customers. Help the vision you had for your home, come to life.
See our Saxony carpet ranges, which are deep and soft and bring a luxurious feel to your home.
See our range's of Wool Twist Carpets. Bringing durability and quality into your home.
See ome of our Wool Looped ranges which bring a variety of textured feel & look.
Our patterned carpets will bring colour, syle, and design into your home.
See our range's of Wool Twist Carpets. Bringing durability and quality into your home.
Luxury Vinyl Tile
Luxury Vinyl Tile is both durable & stylish. Easy to maintain & Large selection to choose from.
Need new Carpets or Flooring? Book a visit now for a free home consultation & we’ll bring samples.
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The Different Types of Carpets
Carpets are a popular flooring option that adds warmth and comfort to any room. They come in various types, each with its own unique features, benefits, and drawbacks. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the different types of carpets available on the market and their characteristics.
Nylon Carpets. Nylon carpets are the most popular type of carpet due to their durability, resilience, and stain resistance. They come in a variety of styles, colours, and patterns, making them an excellent choice for any decor. They’re also relatively easy to maintain, requiring vacuuming and occasional professional cleaning.
Polyester Carpets. Polyester carpets are another popular option due to their softness and affordability. They’re made from recycled materials, making them an eco-friendly choice. They come in a range of colours and styles and are stain-resistant. However, they’re not as durable as nylon carpets and can be prone to matting and crushing in high-traffic areas.
Olefin Carpets. Olefin carpets are a budget-friendly option that’s durable and stain-resistant. They’re also resistant to moisture and mildew, making them ideal for basements and other damp areas. However, they’re not as soft or luxurious as other types of carpets, and their fibres can be easily crushed, leading to a shorter lifespan.
Wool Carpets. Wool carpets are a luxurious and high-end option that’s naturally durable and stain-resistant. They’re also soft and comfortable underfoot, making them ideal for bedrooms and living rooms. They come in a range of colours and patterns, but they’re more expensive than other types of carpets, and they require professional cleaning to maintain their appearance.
Berber Carpets. Berber carpets are a looped style of carpet that’s durable and stain-resistant. They’re often made from nylon or wool fibres and come in a range of colours and patterns. Berber carpets are ideal for high-traffic areas, such as hallways and family rooms, but their looped fibres can be prone to snags and pulls.
Frieze Carpets. Frieze carpets are a popular choice for modern and contemporary homes. They’re made from tightly twisted fibres that give them a unique and textured appearance. They’re durable and stain-resistant, making them an excellent choice for high-traffic areas. However, their twisted fibres can be difficult to clean and maintain.
Cut & Loop Carpets. Cut and loop carpets are a type of carpet that combines both cut pile and loop pile fibres to create a unique texture and pattern. The cut pile fibres are those that are sheared to create a flat, plush surface, while the loop pile fibres remain uncut, creating a looped texture. The combination of the two types of fibres creates a variety of patterns and designs that can range from subtle to bold. Cut and loop carpets are often used in high-traffic areas, as their unique construction provides durability and resistance to wear and tear. They are available in a wide range of colours and styles, making them a versatile option for many different types of interiors.
Textured carpets. Textured carpets are a type of carpet that features a combination of cut and looped fibres, creating a textured surface that is visually appealing and also helps to hide footprints and vacuum marks. The texture can range from subtle to more pronounced, depending on the construction and density of the carpet.
Textured carpets are often made from nylon or other synthetic fibres, as they offer durability and resistance to stains and wear. They are available in a range of colours and styles, from solid colours to multi-tonal patterns, making them a versatile choice for many different interior design schemes.
One of the benefits of textured carpets is that they can add depth and dimension to a room, creating a cosy and inviting atmosphere. They are also relatively easy to maintain, as the textured surface helps to conceal dirt and debris. Overall, textured carpets are a great choice for those looking to add both style and practicality to their floors.
Polypropylene carpets. Polypropylene carpets, also known as Olefin carpets, are a type of synthetic carpet made from a thermoplastic polymer called polypropylene. These carpets are known for their durability, stain resistance, and affordability.
Polypropylene carpets are often used in high-traffic areas such as offices, schools, and commercial spaces, as they are resistant to wear and tear, and are easy to maintain. They are also resistant to fading, mildew, and moisture, making them a good choice for areas prone to spills or humidity.
Polypropylene carpets are available in a range of colours and styles, including textured, patterned, and looped designs. They can mimic the appearance of other materials such as wool or silk but at a lower cost. While they may not have the same luxurious feel as natural fibre carpets, they are a practical and cost-effective option for many homeowners and businesses.
In conclusion, when choosing a carpet, we believe it’s important to consider your lifestyle, budget, and the level of foot traffic in your home. Each type of carpet has its own unique features and benefits, so be sure to do your research and choose the one that best suits your needs.
A Carpet Shop in Trowbridge
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V & A Carpets
Fitting & Delivery Service
We can arrange a 5-star fitting service, as well as Collection and Delivery only services.
Where are V & A Carpets?
V & A Carpets are a carpet shop in Trowbridge and can be found on Paxcroft farm in Trowbridge. The farm is based opposite the nex Trowbridge Rugby club, on the A361. This is on the melksham side of Trowbridge in Paxcroft, Trowbridge.
Once you’ve come into the farm entrance, there is a map of all the businesses on the estate and will help you find us. If you struggle to see us on the map, carry on straight down the road until it starts to take you to the left hand side and you’ll see the Paxcroft farm shop on your left hand side. Once there we are just the second turning on the left, you turn into a courtyard where you’ll have prioirty parking. You can also park outside the farm shop and walk across if you choose.
Are V & A Carpets open?
Yes, V & A Carpets are still open but are working remotely or on the road due to staff being on maternity leave. Please make an appointment for us to come out to visit you or make an appointment to visit the store. This is easily and quickly arranged online or by calling us. All other facets of the business are still running as normal.
Do I have to make an appointment to visit V & A Carpets shop in Trowbridge?
Currently, due to staff being away on maternity leave, customers wanting to visit the V & A Carpet shop in Trowbridge, do need to make appointments to visit the store. This is done quickly and easily via our website or by calling us. We are still working remotely and otherwise working as usual.
Do V & A Carpets do affordable carpets?
Yes, V & A Carpets offer many affordable carpet ranges as well as underlays.
Do V & A Carpets offer discounted stock carpets?
V & A Carpets offer a large amount of stocked carpet which are highly discounted, giving you great value for money.
These are all kept in our remote warehouse. If you are looking for a value for money carpet, let us know what type of carpet you are looking for and the colour, and we will send samples directly your home to check and select.
Tues- Friday: 10am – 4pm
4-6 The Long Barn, Paxcroft Farm, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 6JB
Sunday - Closed
Monday - Closed
Tuesday - Friday : 10am - 4pm
Saturday - 10am - 3pm