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    any one know any one who does carpets for boats in Solent area.

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    After ridiculus estimates years ago I have since allways done mine myself. I have also found flotex to be about the best, very easy to fit and idealy suited to boats.
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    thanks , I can see that happening. [img]/forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

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    Default Re: carpets

    It might be worth chatting to these peeps in Bournemouth-
    http://www.toomerandhayter.co.uk
    They were reccomended by another Forumite recently although I haven't had need for them (yet!)

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    Default Re: carpets

    No1 guy to speak to is Ed Engel 07860 192119. Prompt service and excellent value!

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    Default Re: carpets

    Hawke House do some. Limited range but made for boats.
    http://www.hawkehouse.com/index.html

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    I have felt based carpet from Carpet right. I created a template then cut out the carpet at home. SWMBO then organised the edge to be oversewn. happy with the finish.!
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    Default Re: carpets

    B&Q bathroom carpet

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    Default Re: carpets

    Flotex for inside and a weather/waterproof hard wearing carpet (can't remember it's name) for the cockpit. All fitted by a domestic carpet fitter.

    It is a good idea though to lift the flotex carpet periodically (say, once a month) to prevent the backing sticking to the cabin sole.

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    Hi Julie

    We are at Mercury and had all new carpets fitted at the marina last year.
    The guy who did it did a good job at a good price.
    Let me know if you want his name - I'll have to dig it out.

    One thing to remember - if it is a Sealine that is to have new carpets - the factory uses a very sticky adhesive when the boat is first built - takes ages to strip the old ones out - thus expensive if you get a carpet fitter to do it.

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