Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Family Has Your Home Covered

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Family Has Your Home Covered

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FAMILY business Vados Carpet Court has been covering the floors of businesses and homes in the Northern Rivers for nearly 60 years.

aMy father and his brother started the business together in 1952,a current owner Mark Vandommele said.

aI bought the carpet section of the business in 1998 and they sold off the furniture store.a

Mr Vandommele said the business comprised all types of floor coverings except ceramics.

aWe do timber, vinyl, carpets and floating floors,a he said.

aThe timber-look and slate and terrazzo-look is very popular, and floating floors are ideal for rough surfaces where not much preparation is needed.a

When it comes to carpet, Mr Vandommele said there had been many changes.

aOver the past few years the solution-dyed products have become more popular than the wet-dyed version, as it means they melt the colour through the carpet, not just on top,a he said.

aTherefore, the carpet colour lasts much longer.a

According to Mr Vandommele, there are three main types of carpet. …

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