Thursday, 30 June 2011

Bedroom Carpet Selection

The bedroom is about unadulterated luxury and a nice deep pile will bring the ultimate softness to your toes. Bedrooms are not as prone to thousands of foot steps as the main areas of the home, so you can afford to use a slightly less dense carpet and hence save a bit of money over dining and living rooms.
Remember that most of the time you are going to have bare feet or be in those worn out, but too-comfortable-to-chuck-away slippers so wear and tear is minimal. And apart from the odd cup of tea to kick-start your day, stains from food and drink won’t be such a problem.
Don’t forget that spare bedrooms get even less use and so can make do with a more cost effective, lower density pile than main bedrooms.

Thursday, 16 June 2011


Wether your looking for something to bighten up your home or to add depth and texture to a room a rug is ideal for the job.
 take a look at some of the rugs available at Eastcliff Carpets

General berber information

Berbers are always popular with the carpet buying public. The style is one of loops formed by the yarn that makes up berbers construction. Berbers are perceived to be a wool carpet, being somehow inherently aesthetically suited to natural textiles.
Whilst the carpet construction is attributed to "Berbers", a nomadic tribe idigenous to north Africa, this is not strictly true! Berber carpets as made by "Berbers" were more like multi-coloured axminsters.

Berbers by Victoria, Penthouse and Gaskells (Apokria 6 ply)

Man made berbers

Berbers are made from man made fibres as well as wool. Polypropylene is the main textile because it simulates woolen colours much more accurately than nylon (more popular Stateside).
This brings the price of berbers right down. Polypropylene berbers look and feel somewhat contrived and "caustic" unless they have some wool mixed in with them (at least 20%). Polypropylene berbers are more suitable for letting properties and offices where feel is less important than practicality.

Why Choose Carpet?

The Benefits

Carpets vs Hardflooring
The debate over which is better, carpet or hardflooring, hardflooring or carpet remains a highly sensitive, yet very topical, subject for both commercial and residential markets alike.
Articles in early 2004 appeared in four leading UK national newspapers headlining accidents on hardflooring have increased by over 300% in the last five years (research carried out by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents – RoSPA – February 2004). This may have focused attention on one aspect of choosing floorcovering but there are many other benefits when specifying carpet over hard floor covering.
The Benefits of Choosing Carpet
The benefits derived from selecting good quality carpets in any type of application are manifold: what other type of floorcovering will provide sound insulation, energy savings, underfoot comfort, a safe, non-slip floor, and be easy to clean and install, with good wear and non-allergenic properties, while still providing the consumer with the flexibility for individual creative design?
Sound Insulation
Noise pollution in houses can have a serious effect on the wellbeing of all its users and in this respect a fitted carpet plays an important role virtually eliminating impact noise through sound absorption.
Therefore the use of carpet enhances sound absorption, and the conduction of impact noise can be reduced by up to 30dB, as opposed to comparative values for smooth floorcoverings which lay between 5-15dB.
For example, the benefits of noise reduction can be felt throughout the house. In particular, in flats and on first/second floors when noise of hard flooring can be heard most by people on lower floors.
Energy Saving
Carpets can make a measurable contribution to retaining the warmth in a room and therefore saving energy. Carpets have low heat conduction and are natural thermal insulators creating a heat barrier.
As a result, as much as 10% of the heat in a room which would be dissipated with smooth floorcovering is retained in the room by the carpet.
This, combined with the outstanding underfoot comfort of a carpet, can result in a considerable reduction in the use of heating in the transition from a warm to a cold season. It has been estimated that up to 30 days heating can be saved, resulting in an energy saving of around 4-6% and a consequent reduction in heating bills.
Safety covers two aspects – reduced slippage, especially when wet, and a decrease in stress on joints The soft resilient fibres of a carpet provide a cushioning effect and excellent orthopedic properties.
The underfoot safety of carpets is an important feature, both in the home and the workplace. Infants and the elderly in particular benefit from the non-slip aspects of carpets and, in the event of a fall, the soft resilience of the carpet lowers the risk of injury.
With their superb dust-trapping properties, carpets are conducive to a healthy living environment. Dust settles quickly and is then securely held by the pile fibres of the carpet until it is vacuumed again.
The dust is not disturbed by incoming air draughts, and this means that the dust content of the indoor air is kept low. This is particularly important since dust particles also act as carriers for germs, allergens and other air contaminants.
Allergies due to carpeting are unknown. The myth that carpets promote dust-mite allergies is untrue, because these are attributable to the faeces of the house-dust mite – the actual allergen itself. Bedding and bed linen contain up to 70% more house-mites than carpets. Regular vacuuming and cleaning, together with adequately ventilated and dry rooms, means that it is virtually impossible for a carpet to contain, entrap or transmit allergens.
Carpets are quick and easy to install allowing the consumer considerable scope for fashionable creativity – whether they are used in a wall-to-wall design or in combination with other flooring surfaces.
Most quality carpets have excellent wear properties, which means that many years of comfortable service can be expected if the right carpet is selected in the first instance.

Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Relax with Eastcliff Carpets

All Regency Carefree stain resistant carpets are 100% bleach cleanable!

  • Can be cleaned using household bleach
  • Advanced stain resistant carpet
  • Easy to clean & hassle freeUsing advanced wipe clean technology
  • Long lasting wear retention


Modern life demands a modern carpet. In today's busy lifestyles you need a carpet that not only looks good – but performs under the most arduous conditions. Regency stain resistant carpets are manufactured with this in mind – and to make life even easier for people we have developed our Carefree polypropylene fibre.

Advanced technology

Made using specially developed high-quality polypropylene fibres – our carpets feel soft & luxurious – but are completely practical with their stain resistant properties. This is due to the unique properties of the Carefree fibre – spills or stains literally 'sit' on the surface waiting for you to clean or simply blot away using household kitchen roll.

High Quality

Affordable QualityAnd for those really stubborn stains, you can even use household bleach – without marking or ruining your stain resistant carpet. Leaving you to get on with your life – without the worry of ruined carpet or expensive bills.
So to enjoy a carefree lifestyle – choose a Regency stain resistant carpet with 100% bleach cleanable Carefree polypropylene. Click here to view the video, we are an approved Carefree Retailer

Regency Carefree carpets.

Because life really should be carefree.

Property Agents

For a number of years Eastcliff Carpets have been working closely with a number of property agents, developers and landlords to help with all their flooring requirements.
We have established a strong relationship with many of these types of business based on our honest friendly advise policy and consider our services as hard to beat.
We work closely with other services such as builders, plumbers and decorators to provide a quick and hassle free service.
We have also selected ranges that have proved popular both popular and cost effective for work of this type.

Have a look!


We supply a number of high quality commercial products to local pubs, offices, schools and restaurants across the Felixstowe, Ipswich and Suffolk area.
With the commercial market being a completely different type of work to Domestic flooring, we try to work with companies to establish their needs and also with our suppliers to establish the best product for our customer as well as over coming problem such as safety and legal obligations.

Here are some of the commercial flooring we can offer.

Tuesday, 14 June 2011

Hard Floor

Wood Look Flooring is still very popular with our customers, however Laminate Flooring has seen its day and a new better product is avalible.
Creative Floor coverings have become one of our best sellers in store and the True Luxury Collection is one of the favorite ranges throughout the home.

Monday, 13 June 2011

Summer Sale 2011

Summer Sale 2011

Hi, the summer SALE 2011 started on the 1st June and is set to coninue throughout the summer.
With some fantastic offers avalible including 75% of Remnants, upto 50% off selected ranges and much much more.
Please pop along to our show room.