The Donnelly Watson Carpet & Flooring Blog

This is where you'll find all the latest news from Suffolk's premier flooring specialists, including expert tips and advice, inspiration and ideas, competitions and events, domestic and commercial case studies, and company updates.

Environmentally Friendly Flooring Options

With people gradually becoming more aware of their responsibility to protect the world they live in, environmentally friendly products have enjoyed a huge increase in popularity in recent years. This is particularly true in the flooring industry, with many designers and manufacturers now capable of producing eco-friendly options for both domestic and commercial purposes. But […]

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Brockway Striped Flooring Ideas

Choosing the Perfect Wooden Floor

Real wood flooring remains an extremely popular flooring choice for homeowners. Warm, stylish and classic, wooden floors deliver a number of benefits. With a wide range of wood species offering different looks, and both natural and stained colour varieties available, you can choose the flooring that best suits your home and décor. Real wood flooring […]

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Odyssey Ice White

8 Creative Uses for Artificial Grass

Artificial grass has plenty of value when used in an external setting, particularly in the creation of outdoor spaces that require minimal maintenance and look their best all year round. But artificial grass can also be used indoors to great effect. Here are some of the most creative and impactful ways you can use artificial […]

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Artificial Grass

How to Stop Floorboards Creaking

Creaky floorboards can be a real nuisance, particularly late at night when every little sound is magnified. Whether you’re worrying about stepping on the wrong board and waking up the rest of the house or hearing suspicious creaks that raise the prospect of intruders, they’re at best an irritation and at worst can cause real […]

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How to Insulate Your Home This Winter

To quote one of our favourite TV shows: “winter is coming.” If you feel like your winter bills are always higher than they should be, it could be that your home’s insulation might not be up to scratch. However, that doesn’t mean you need to go through the costly process of double glazing or tearing […]

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Our Top Carpet Care Tips

The way a carpet looks can change an entire room; if the carpet looks brand new, a room seems fresh and clean, but if it’s tired and tatty, the room will look tired and tatty too. Thankfully, keeping your carpets in great condition really needn’t be that hard. All you have to do is follow […]

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The LVT Revolution

The popularity of luxury vinyl tiles (LVT) has soared in recent years as savvy homeowners with an eye for interior design search for ways to achieve that perfect wood or stone look for less. Thanks to LVT, everyone can have a durable, versatile and beautiful floor that looks like it’s straight out of an interior […]

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A Simple Guide to Carpet Styles

Here at Donnelly Watson, we’re cuckoo about carpets. Whether we’re going bonkers for Berber or loopy for Loop Pile, we understand the style, process and story behind every carpet we sell. We also know the importance of provenance to customers. Ultimately, you want to know where something is from and how it’s been made, ensuring […]

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