It’s now well over 20 years since Neil McBrearty Flooring Services, was started. The shop is on Dixon Street, just off Corporation Road and the city centre in Carlisle, you will have passed the shop many times when you are driving on Georgian Way up to Carlisle Castle, Neil has a large banner just outside the side of the shop.
The shop can be easily accessed with one hour free car parking and has just been refitted with new interior point of sale carpet exhibits.
Neil runs the business with the help of his mum, Jenny, his wife Caroline, Garry (who helps with measuring and the day-to- day running of the business) and an obliging team of experienced and professional carpet and flooring fitters.
Neil is very proud of how he and his team have built the business in the last 20 years and are very well respected for being a trusted professional floorcovering retailer.
He said: "We are a local, family-run business with over 20 years' experience of supplying and fitting carpets, bespoke designer flooring, vinyls, laminates, woods and now artificial grass. We pride ourselves on the high standard of our service and the impressive finish we create. That's why we have so many loyal customers who come back to us again and again.
"From choosing the type of floor covering to the style and colour, we appreciate that this can be a difficult decision, which is why we are here to help. We offer a personal service, learning more about what our customer needs and why, always putting their needs first. Our experience and expertise is at their disposal. This includes home visits with samples and measuring to help them make the right choice for many years of comfort and use."
Neil and his team like to keep up to date with the latest trends and design that manufacturer’s launch every year. 2020 promises to be the most exciting yet. There are more floor coverings than ever to suit all types of home but most importantly budget.
With this in mind, Neil always looks to attend the Flooring Show in Harrogate every September which has more than 190 exhibitors. It showcases the latest trend-setters for carpets, bespoke designer flooring, laminate, woods, accessories and tools. The key point this year under discussion was professional fitting and why it is so important to make sure floorcoverings are fitted by people who are trained on how to do the job properly.
Professional fitting will extend the life of your floorcovering so it’s vital this is explained to the customer before purchasing and investing in a new carpet.
Neil always loves the show talking to the manufacturer representatives and believes it helps him further to advise his customers on what the best options are for all room types.
He said: "I firmly believe that whatever the flooring. it's my job to interpret how the best option ensures floorcovering in houses contributes to a major part of feeling at home and content. The right type of flooring can transform a room.
"I am passionate about what I do and I want customers to trust me to help them, so I want to be up to date on what our suppliers can offer."
Make sure you call in and see Neil and his team at 12 Dixon Street, Carlisle just off Corporation Road). He is more than happy to come to you as part of his "Home Call" service, providing free, no obligation quotations, catering for all budgets. For the very latest offers, join his Facebook page. You can email him, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the shop on (01228) 810218.
Out of hours appointments also available on request
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