How do you measure for floor coverings including carpets, laminate, vinyl flooring or underlay?

If you are looking for new flooring for your commercial or domestic property you can take advantage of our free measuring service by calling today on 020 8249 9726 or filling out an enquiry form on our contact page. We can supply and fit a wide range of coverings including carpets, carpet tiles, laminate, real wood engineered wood, underlays, luxury vinyl tiles and vinyl to name a few.

We would always suggest getting your area measured by a professional before ordering materials, but to help you research what you need and then how much it may cost, below is a measuring guide to help you along the process.

Carpet and Vinyl Measuring

  • Measure all the widest points of the room
  • Always check for drop backs in walls
  • It is important to allow for doorways
  • Always remember to measure twice (measure twice / cut once)
  • Remember carpets and vinyl come in set widths on the roll which can affect the end price

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Measuring for stair carpets

  • Measuring for stair carpets is much more complex and would always suggest getting a professional to visit, you can use our free measuring service by calling today on 020 8249 9726 or filling out an enquiry form on our contact page
  • Count the amount of stairs you have
  • Measure the width of your stairs
  • Measure the tread and riser of each stair
  • The tread and riser can be added together
  • Once this has been done, multiply by the amount of stairs and this is the length of carpet you require
  • Always remember to measure twice

Measuring for Carpet tiles, Laminate, Real wood, Engineered wood, Luxury vinyl tiles

  • Once again we would advise calling our office to talk to a professional before ordering any materials
  • All of these materials above will come in packs in different shapes and sizes
  • Depending on the flooring you choose and the area measured, the amount of packs you need will vary.
  • Measure all the widest points of the room
  • Always check for drop backs in walls
  • It is important to allow for doorways
  • Add 10% to the area measurement to allow for waste when cutting
  • Always remember to measure twice

If you are considering a new floor for your home then please call us on 020 8249 9726 or click here to complete the contact form and we will be in contact within 24 hours.

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