Advice | Flooring Xtra

Product Selection & Care Guides

Getting the right advice is vital right through from product selection, right colour installation and product care. Asking the right questions is often as important as getting the right answers. At Flooring Xtra we will help you with both.

We have prepared some simple to use guides which you can download…

When you are starting your project, before deciding on what type of product or grade, there are some questions you should ask about your current situation.


You’ll find a lot more advice in-store on both function and form… right through from budgeting to getting your off-cuts overlocked into mats.

You’ll find that buying carpet is like most other products – the more you pay the better the product and longer it will last. Carpet installed with new underlay costs anywhere from $40 per square metre to $100 per square metre.

Carpet can also be installed “width ways” or “length ways”. One will have more joins, not look as good and cost you less. Flooring Xtra’s preference is to have minimum joins and best finish even if it uses a bit more material.

So come and visit us today or request an in home measure and quote.

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