We know that buying a new carpet can be a daunting experience especially if you have hundreds of ranges and thousands of colours to choose from. To help Darrell Smith, aka The Carpet Guy, came up with the idea of producing a monthly video to share tips, trends and guidance. We will be adding a video each month so please come back and visit.


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Commercial Flooring - Desso

In this month's episode, The Carpet Guy, aka Darrell Smith, focuses on flooring for the workplace. That could be retail, offices, restaurants and even the health sector. Darrell takes us through Desso, who make high-quality carpet and carpet tiles.


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Unnatural Flooring

The Carpet Guy is back! This month Darrell Smith of Archway Carpets celebrates the synthetic with Unnatural Flooring. They are the UK’s leading supplier of woven vinyl and synthetic fibres. Unnatural Flooring is ideal for homes that need easy-to-clean floor coverings. Their products are water-resistant so ideal for bathrooms and rugs for outdoor spaces.


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Archway Carpets Celebrates 35 Years

This month The Carpet Guy takes a break from sharing tips and trends from the world of flooring to focus on celebrating Archway Carpets' 35 years in business. Darrell's father Graham started the business in Woodbridge, Suffolk with his wife, Barbara, in 1984.

In the video Darrell hosts the evening event for friends, family, customers and suppliers and delivers a moving speech on how and why he joined the business. Read the full story here.


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At The Sleep Studio / Brockway Carpets II

Following on from our previous location shoot in Darrell's attic, our latest episode on Brockway Carpets comes from The Sleep Studio, at Sycamore Farm just outside of Ipswich. The Sleep Studio sell luxury wool bedding made from the finest British Wool. In this video, we meet Niki who talks to Darrell about the benefits of wool bedding and the impact that has on sleep. Also in the video Darrell takes us through Brockway's Lingdale range.


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Darell’s Attic / Brockway Carpets & Spring Bond

In a first for the Archway Carpets production team, we've left the shop in Woodbridge for our first filming on location. Where did we go? The Carpet Guy's house. Darrell recently had work completed on a loft conversion and got his trusted carpet fitter, Bill, to come and the carpet. In this episode, Darrell takes us through his choice of flooring. SPOILER ALERT! Brockway Carpets & Spring Bond underlay.


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Cormar Carpets

In our first video for 2019, the Carpet Guy (aka Darrell Smith) takes us through Cormar Carpets who make manmade and wool flooring for the home. In this episode, Darrell focuses on Cormar Carpets Primo and Home Counties ranges. As always, he provides tips on where they might work best in the home.


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Crucial Trading

In this month’s edition, the Carpet Guy (aka Darrell Smith) takes us through Crucial Trading who make flooring entirely out of natural products like wool and seagrass. Eternally stylish and kind to the planet, Crucial Trading is an excellent choice for those looking for something completely natural and different. For more on Crucial Trading and the other brands we well please visit our carpet section here.


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Monochrome Carpets

In this month's video, The Carpet Guy, takes us through a range of monochrome carpets. For those who don't know monochrome is a design that uses one colour. For example, black or white is presented in different shades or as a single colour. Darrell presents a number of designs ranging from the very bold to more subdued patterns and suggests where they might work well around the home.


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Heavily Patterned Carpets

The second instalment from Archway Carpets' owner Darrell Smith, aka The Carpet Guy. In this episode, Darrell takes us back to the heavily patterned carpets your grandma had in her house. They, along with tartan carpets, are very much on trend and The Carpet Guy shares examples of both in different colours.


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An Introduction

This is the first in the series of videos with co-owner, Darrell Smith, taking centre stage.

The video introduces us to Archway Carpets, The Carpet Guy himself and their values.

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