Flooring preparation
Flooring preparation and accessories
As well as delivering a fully fitted flooring and carpet service to homeowners, we also have over 40 years’ experience in providing flooring preparation, which key to the final finish of any of our products.

The sub-floor beneath should be smooth, dry and level and we stock a large selection of the following to achieve this:

  • Underlay
  • Levelling screeds/DPM
  • Plywood
  • Adhesives

We can also advise on and supply:

  • Entrance matting
  • Door bars
  • Cleaning products
  • Artificial grass

If you want to prepare a floor ready for our installation service, or do your own installation, just get in touch with our friendly team.

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We sell a wide range of foam, rubber and felt underlays which deliver varying levels of performance.  In preparing a floor different depths are available which are suitable for every type of carpet.

We also have super high density sound reducing rubber underlays for wood and laminate flooring specifically for use with underfloor heating.

Get in touch to discuss your underlay floor preparation requirements. Our preferred supplier of underlay is Wilson’s.

Entrance matting

An effective entrance mat will significantly reduce the amount of dirt and moisture entering the home, which in turn will help to improve the appearance of internal floor coverings.

Whether its a barrier mat, coir, kokos or rib matting you are after, we have various options and colours to choose from.

Get in touch to discuss your entrance matting requirements.

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Door bars

A choice of many finishes make it easy to find the ideal match for all types of floor coverings and with a variety of sizes and heights, our selection provides a neat and attractive finish time after time.

Make room transitions seamless with our excellent range of door thresholds.

Get in touch to discuss your underlay floor preparation requirements.

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Cleaning products

We sell a range of domestic and professional floor cleaning products designed to deal with the often complex issue of floor cleaning.  Ample support and advice is also readily available to ensure you get the best results from our supplies.

Protect your new floor with the correct cleaning products, on sale in our showroom.

Get in touch to discuss your floor cleaning requirements.


A well-prepared subfloor is often the most important part of a flooring installation, particularly when it comes to luxury vinyl flooring like Karndean.

Karndean recommend the use of a minimum 6mm flooring grade plywood.  Sometimes the finish of the flooring overlooks the condition of the floor beneath it.

Get in touch to discuss your plywood requirements.

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karndean adhesives


It is important to choose the correct adhesive depending on your flooring needs.

We stock both Karndean and F. Ball adhesives.

Get in touch to discuss your adhesive floor preparation requirements.

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Levelling screeds/DPM

A levelling screed is a top layer of material laid over the subfloor to obtain a defined level to receive the final flooring.

We sell a range of levelling screeds and damp proof membranes (DPM) to ensure you get the best results.

Get in touch to discuss your levelling screed requirements.

Artificial grass

Take the stress out of mowing the lawn and have the perfect grassy area to relax by replacing it with our artificial grass.

The installation of artificial grass is an easy process and not as expensive as you may think.

Get in touch to discuss your artificial grass requirements.

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Floor preparation and accessories range
We are very happy to offer a wide range flooring preparation ideas and advice.  We have samples available to view.  Please come and visit our showroom in Kingsteignton, near Newton Abbot, or call us and we can go from there.  We have fitted floors as far afield as Dartmouth, Topsham, Exeter, Totnes and Sidmouth.  Our more local area is Teignmouth, Bovey Tracey, Shaldon, Bishopsteignton and Torquay.
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To provide quality flooring, products and fitting services and achieve complete customer satisfaction.  We are your local experts with 40 years' experience.  Whatever your flooring requirements are, large or small, we can help at a cost that won't break the bank.


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