May 31, 2022

Charming Les Charmes.. and a beautiful Le Jardin. Carpet fitting in the Dordogne

We travel the length and breadth of France visiting clients and fitting carpets. So, from time-to-time it is great when we have two clients situated within […]
May 3, 2022

Fitting carpets ….on a stairway to heaven

One of the songs I remember well from my younger days was Led Zeppelin’s Stairway to Heaven… it’s a great tune and a personal favourite. The […]
April 5, 2022

Go for gold 🏆– carpets with winning appeal.

Gold is an opulent colour, full of warmth and offers a touch of luxury. That is why gold is such a great choice for carpet; and […]
March 1, 2022

Snow, ski.. and carpets⛄️⛷

I enjoy our trips to the French Alps. This year, we have been twice already to fit carpet in the Alpine region for two separate clients. […]
February 2, 2022

Best of British 🇬🇧 carpets – for your home in France 🇫🇷

Clients sometimes ask whether it is still possible to order British made carpets for their homes in France. Yes – most certainly! There is no doubt […]
November 30, 2021

2021: Trains, Boats and Plains (Carpets!)

Despite the ongoing challenges we are facing with the pandemic, 2021 has been another interesting and successful year, with lots of different projects to keep us […]
November 3, 2021

It’s the age of the train… fitting luxury carpet on a Pullman carriage in France

There is something magical about trains, don’t you think? We all love the chance to travel in style aboard a beautiful train carriage, with its classy […]
October 5, 2021

Super soft carpet in France – and friendly to our sea life too

Recently we have been adding to our extensive range of carpet suppliers with some exciting new brands, dealing directly with producers to ease availability issues. Associated […]
August 30, 2021

We escape to a château for our latest carpet project

Many of us dream of owning our very own château one day. For Andrew and Katie, this dream has come true – and they are the […]
August 9, 2021

All aboard! Why carpet fitting in France is not only for houses…

Over the years we have been fortunate to lay carpet in all sorts of places: cosy city apartments, country cottages and several grand châteaux. Boats, too! […]
July 9, 2021

What’s new with vinyl flooring?

If you’re thinking of giving your flooring a fresh new look why not consider vinyl flooring? While it’s fair to say that several years ago many […]
June 7, 2021

Andorra: mountains, ski resorts… and carpet fitting

Last month we travelled south for a carpet fitting job in the tiny principality of Andorra. This country is located between France and Spain high in […]
April 30, 2021

What types of carpet do I like?

This year I have been in the carpet and flooring business, in one form or another, for 45 years. So it’s fair to say that I […]
April 30, 2021

Keeping our carpet deliveries on track and into your home

It has been a busy start to the year. We really value our long-standing relationship with UK carpet manufacturers, and behind the scenes Andrea and I […]
February 25, 2021

Meet Joel: my son, and the newest member of our carpet team

Last year, my son Joel started working with me full-time. We are now a real father-and-son company!  I am really proud to have Joel on board. […]
January 19, 2021

Out and about in the Dordogne

2021 has started as last year finished – extremely busy. January has already seen us out and about visiting clients to measure up as well manage […]
December 15, 2020

Our Christmas message to you

Well, 2020 has been quite a year, hasn’t it? I am sure that none of us will forget these last 12 months.  It has been a […]
November 10, 2020

Life in the Corrèze

We have lived in the Corrèze, located in the heart of France, since 2006. It’s fair to say that we decided on this beautiful area almost […]
October 8, 2020

Luxurious and easy-clean carpets for your French home

It’s always exciting when a new carpet range is launched. I have worked in the carpet industry for a long time and I have seen how […]
August 11, 2020

Find out why I have been ‘back on the tools’ laying carpet recently….

It has been incredibly hectic over the last couple of months since lockdown ended, with lots of new enquiries. Thank you! Normally I spend most of […]
July 10, 2020

Choose your favourite colour for easy clean, stain free carpet

Summer is here, the skies are blue (ok, for a lot of the time!) and many of us are dreaming of walks along the beach or […]
June 5, 2020

Be Bold: carpet that brings colour into your French home

Like many of you, I have spent some of the time during lockdown decorating our home. Our house is mostly painted white currently, so this year […]
May 8, 2020

If you need carpet in France, we’re ready again to take your call

The lockdown restrictions in France are easing and we are delighted to say that we have reopened our office. We can now book appointments from Monday […]
April 6, 2020

Life in the Limousin

These are crazy – and yes scary – times that we going through at the moment, I’m sure you’ll agree. Family means everything to all of […]
March 9, 2020

Pet friendly carpet – for dealing with muddy paw prints & more!

I read recently that 1 in 2 homes in France have either a dog or a cat – and it’s fair to say that Andrea and […]
February 5, 2020

Carpet, Cognac and the Charente – a great combination!

During the course of the year, I travel thousands of kilometres visiting client’s homes. It’s a great way to discover what a tremendously varied country France […]
January 13, 2020

Looking for quality carpet in France? You’ve found it 👇

Many of our customers have lived in France for several years. They love the unique service we offer; for example, we come to your home to […]
December 4, 2019

Beautifully authentic carpet runners and rugs in your French home

Stripes are an extremely versatile pattern for use with carpet, especially stair runners. They provide elegant simplicity as well as a classical feel and will stand […]
November 6, 2019

Great quality carpet in France half the price

Yes that’s right! We now have in stock 8 rolls of carpet in various colours from our trusted UK manufacturing partners Abingdon and Cormar. The carpets […]
October 7, 2019

How underlay is helping to reduce the use of plastic

Reducing the use of plastic and recycling plastic is of course a subject that is increasingly discussed. It is an issue that affects all of us […]
September 3, 2019

How to save money on heating costs

Did you know the average home loses up to 10% of its heat due to uninsulated floors? We all are increasingly aware of the need to […]
August 5, 2019

The Alps, the ultimate all-year round destination

What is your favourite place in France? We moved to France in 2006 and we are happily settled in the Limousin. In that time we have […]
July 5, 2019

Quality British made carpets supplied to your French home

There is much less carpet fitted in French homes and sometimes we are asked by customers as to why it is more difficult to find quality […]
June 7, 2019

Why wool carpet is a great choice for your home in France

Wool is the ultimate, 100% naturally renewable fibre and is the perfect choice if you are looking for carpet that offers warmth, comfort, style and durability. […]
May 7, 2019

Back to the future with these great geometric carpet designs

The 1970s: glitz and glam was definitely in… mini-skirts, bell bottom jeans and plenty of bright, bold colours. In the charts, David Bowie, The Sex Pistols […]
April 9, 2019

Luxury Vinyl Tiles – affordable luxury for your home in France

If you are looking for flooring which is practical, hardwearing, beautiful – and affordable – then why not consider Luxury Vinyl Tiles? Luxury Vinyl Tiles (LVT) […]
March 7, 2019

Looking to jazz 🎷up your stairs with some classy carpet?

Stair runners are the perfect way to provide floor covering for stairs. They are more comfy under foot, are generally safer (falls on the stairs are […]
February 7, 2019

Choosing child & pet friendly carpet and flooring for your home

Let’s face it – we all know that children and pets can be messy at times. Spills, muddy boots or dirty paw prints… and accidents can […]
February 7, 2019

Choosing child & pet friendly carpet and flooring for your home

Let’s face it – we all know that children and pets can be messy at times. Spills, muddy boots or dirty paw prints… and accidents can […]
January 9, 2019

Be bold: how to choose the right carpet and colours for your home

Looking to brighten up your home with fresh, bold colour – with carpet that will add style and create a real ‘wow’ factor? There is no […]
December 3, 2018

4 things you did not know about Jon The Carpet Man…

It has been quite a year for Jon and Andrea Prince. The birth of their second granddaughter; the opening of a new showroom; an increasing range […]
November 2, 2018

Carpets that will keep you warm and cosy this winter

Summer is finally over with many parts of France already experiencing their first snow of the winter…. and on chilly mornings there is nothing to beat […]
October 2, 2018

Roll Up! Roll Up! Choose from our exciting new carpet ranges

If you like to touch and feel a carpet before you buy and would like to order directly from our showroom we have some exciting news […]
September 1, 2018

Protect your investment with our stain-free carpet solutions

Keeping your carpet looking clean and fresh is important to us and nowadays this is easy to do with modern carpets designed to withstand everyday spills […]
July 4, 2018

Looking for carpet in France? Our new showroom is now open!

If you are looking to buy carpet for your French home, it can be frustrating to find flooring of the quality, price and design that you […]
June 12, 2018

How to choose the right patterned carpet

Patterned carpets have certainly come a long way since the 1970s. Some of you will remember the garish swirls and highly detailed patterns that were so […]
March 8, 2018

Carpet you can use anywhere – inside or outside…

Did you know that you can now have carpet which can be used inside or outside the home? Well you can. Alternative Flooring recently launched their […]
February 1, 2018

Vive la difference! 3 things we love about living in France – and miss

  What do you love most about living in France? There’s plenty of choice after all. But what do you also miss as an expat? Read […]
January 9, 2018

3 carpet styles you’ll love in your home 

Looking for beautiful carpet to fit in your French home? 2018 is a year which will see more new styles and options for you to choose […]
December 6, 2017

How to find the perfect flooring for your French home

If you are looking to choose new flooring for your home in 2018, then there are a few useful tips to think about. We’ve worked in […]
October 3, 2017

Beautiful colours and quality carpet for your French home

Bold is back… that’s right: if you are looking for carpet for your home in France and love confident, strong colours then have a look at […]
September 1, 2017

Looking for quality & affordable carpet in France?

Nothing characterises a home quite like carpet. More and more people are rediscovering the pleasure of having quality carpet fitted in their house in France – […]
June 26, 2017

How to choose the best carpet for your stairs

Fitting carpet on the stairs will add warmth and style to your home and has the added benefit of reducing noise – and can even provide […]
May 10, 2017

Fit the best quality British made carpet in your French home

Did you know that quality, British-made carpet from top UK manufacturing brands is easily available in France? When people buy a property in France, whether as […]
April 5, 2017

Why use a French company to supply your carpets in France?

If you are considering buying carpets or flooring for your home in France, there are a number of important things to take into account when deciding […]
March 8, 2017

Choose carpet to bring a luxurious touch to your home in France

We all deserve a touch of luxury, don’t you agree? If you have ever been fortunate to stay in a nice, luxurious hotel you’ll probably recall […]
February 6, 2017

Create colour in your French home with great carpet

Carpet is a great way of creating real impact in your home. Nowadays, there are a wide range of superb, quality textured carpets in a variety […]
January 3, 2017

New Year, new carpet…?

The New Year has begun, so why not start 2017 in style with some great new flooring in your French home? Here at Jon The Carpet […]
December 1, 2016

Carpet that’s stylish and colourful that you’ll love in your French home

Are you looking to buy carpet or a rug, and maybe you’d like to try something a little different? Well, we have news for you. At […]
August 17, 2016

Perfect handmade and custom made carpets that you’ll love in your French home

When you are looking for a carpet to provide that perfect finish in your home in France it’s likely that you’ll want a material that is […]
February 2, 2016

Use underlay to make your carpet look great and last longer

Using underlay for your new carpet fitting is always something that we recommend to our customers. A good quality underlay which is fitted by our professional […]
January 26, 2016

Creating impact with a new carpet

Whether you are searching for vibrant patterns, bold colourful designs or alternatively shades which offer a more natural and relaxed feel carpets are perfect for creating […]
January 26, 2016

Carpet makes a comeback….

Yes, it’s true. More and more people are now choosing the luxurious feel of carpet over hard wood flooring and tiles, and it is not just […]
January 26, 2016

Red Wine on your carpet? No problem ….

The party has finished and your friends have gone home after a great night. More than a bottle or two of wine has been drunk, and […]
January 26, 2016

Go green this Autumn with a new carpet…. And we don’t just mean the colour green.

Carpets are good for the environment as well as great for the home. Why? Well, let’s start with where the material for making quality carpets mostly […]
January 26, 2016

Go green this Autumn with a new carpet…. And we don’t just mean the colour green.

Carpets are good for the environment as well as great for the home. Why? Well, let’s start with where the material for making quality carpets mostly […]
January 26, 2016

Red Wine on your carpet? No problem ….

The party has finished and your friends have gone home after a great night. More than a bottle or two of wine has been drunk, and […]
January 26, 2016

Carpet makes a comeback….

Yes, it’s true. More and more people are now choosing the luxurious feel of carpet over hard wood flooring and tiles, and it is not just […]
January 26, 2016

Creating impact with a new carpet

Whether you are searching for vibrant patterns, bold colourful designs or alternatively shades which offer a more natural and relaxed feel carpets are perfect for creating […]