A Magic Carpet Ride

In 2009, the astronauts on the International Space Station carried out a series of experiments based on suggestions from the public. One of them, Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata, arguably became the first person to actually fly on a magic carpet, floating in space on top of a small piece of carpet he brought with him.…

Can Carpet Lower Your Heating Costs?

Hard floors are fantastic in the heat of summer when they keep your home cool, but once the temperatures and sunlight dip during the winter, the warmth and comfort of a carpet is hard to beat. Although they make a room, psychologically at least, seem warmer, is there a case for carpet as an energy-efficiency…

Go Green With Bamboo

Bamboo is poised to revolutionise the way we floor our homes. Sustainable, affordable, durable and beautiful, what’s not to love about a hard floor surface created from one of our planet’s fastest-growing plants? Traditional hardwoods like oak take more than 100 years to reach full maturity, bamboo just three. Not only that, but it regenerates…

Flooring For Your Kitchen

Kitchens are one of the most hardworking rooms in any home or workplace. Not only do they need to withstand extremes of heat and humidity, they also have to be easy to clean, hygienic and able to withstand heavy wear and tear in the areas that are walked upon most frequently. The work triangle that…

Floors For your Gym Area

Any room where you’re going to be putting your body through its paces needs to be resilient, hard wearing and easy to clean, so what are the workout room options at Complete Carpet Co’s Melbourne carpet and flooring stores? While carpeting offers cushioning and comfort underfoot, the difficulty in cleaning it and the chances of…

The Advantages of Floating Floors

Most commonly applied to wooden or laminate flooring, the term floating floor describes the installation method, not the material. As the name implies, this type of flooring floats on top of an existing floor, rather than being fixed or integrated into it. The flooring pieces are held in place through friction, weight and the interlocking…

Laminate Flooring, Explained

Laminate flooring has become the favoured option for anyone wanting a durable, easy-to-clean floor surface without the expense of installing solid wood or tiles. Laminate floors are quick to install, come in an ever increasing array of colours, styles and finishes and are a straightforward weekend job for the DIY enthusiast. Some laminate floors feature…