Frequently Asked Questions

These are questions we have been asked frequently by Clients, we hope theses answers will be useful to you!

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Q: Wood Flooring and Ceramic Tiles are easy to maintain but Cold in winter, how can I make them warmer?
A: Rugs are the best way to warm up cold floors. See our Rugs online! Under Wood or Under Tile heating is also deal for this, the under tile heating must be done when installing the ceramic tiles, but with under carpet heating, the carpet can be lifted to install the heating pads later. One should cover 80% of the floor area with heating, and as with any heating it is more effective in an area that is not open plan.
Q: How do I Maintain and Spot Clean my carpets?

A: Refer to Bonetts Carpet Maintenance Tips on our website.

Q: Which Carpet Fibre is the Easiest to Clean and remove stains from?

A: Polypropylene is the easiest carpet Fibre to clean and remove stains from.

Q: Which Carpet Fibre has the Best Appearance Retention?

A: 100% wool

Q: How do I maintain Wood Laminate, Solid Wood and Vinyl Flooring?

A: Use a damp mop with no detergent on it, daily or when necessary, if the area does not get much traffic.

Q: How do I calculate how much Under Carpet Heating I need?

A: Under carpet heating is calculated as follows length X breadth x 80% = KW needed. Tony will come out to measure and give a free quote, anywhere in Gauteng.

Q: What kind of Carpet in suitable for a Bathroom?

A: Unfortunately, all the rubber back bathroom carpets have been discontinued. It is not recommended that one puts a fitted carpet on underfelt in a bathroom; however one can put a loose lay carpet, which can be lifted and dried outside if it should get a bit wet, but too much water would shrink the carpet.

Q: Which Colour carpets are best for small rooms?

A: The lighter the colour of one’s carpet, the bigger it will make the room look.

Q: How do I calculate how many Carpet Tiles I need?

A: Calculate Length X Breadth and add on 10%, measure into the doorways and take the longest measurement. Remember carpet tiles normally come in 10m2 per box. Extra tiles can be used for Attic Stock, in case you ever need to replace a tile.

Q: How do I calculate how much Broadloom carpet I need?

A: This is more difficult as the carpets come in 4m and 3.65m widths, and one needs to carefully consider where to put the joins. Tony will measure up and give a free quotation anywhere in Gauteng.

Q: Which Carpet Fibre is the most Hard Wearing in high traffic areas and suitable to install on stairs?

A: 80% wool/20%nylon or 100% nylon