FLOR by heuga is modular soft flooring that is suitable for all areas of the home, it’s carpet in a box!
Developed 50 years ago, FLOR by heuga still stands for contemporary living, in fact its now more popular than ever. Heuga carpet tiles are used all over the world, both for residential and commercial use.
You can be as creative as you like with Heuga carpet tiles and it's easy to design your own floor. And whenever you feel like a change, it’s easy to lift the tiles and create a new design. That’s the beauty of Heuga modular flooring!
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Heuga Carpet Tiles are becoming increasingly popular as an alternative to traditional carpets. Heuga tiles are stylish, can be rearranged simply to create new designs and if worn or damaged are easy to replace. You can even take your FLOR by Heuga carpet tiles with you when moving home.
Carpet tiles manufactured by Heuga offer a wide choice of design possibilities. Incorporating borders or rug insets within carpeted areas is easy and wastage is minimal.
The current trend towards zoning living spaces, for example between a dining area and lounge, means Heuga carpet tiles are a natural choice. A dining area might need a functional tile that is easy to clean, in contrast to a more luxurious feel in the lounge space. A large range of Heuga carpet tiles come with Intersept a patented antimicrobial treatment incorporated into the tile to inhibit the growth of bacteria and maintain hygiene. Heuga carpet tiles with Intersept are particularly suitable for kitchens, bathrooms, playrooms and dining rooms.
Heuga carpet tiles have good sound absorption properties and are easy to install, particularly when laid on the first and upper floors of a building. The tiles are boxed in quantities that are easy to carry up stairs or in a lift, unlike a heavy roll of unwieldy carpet.When installing, there is no need to clear a room of furniture before starting. Tiles can be laid in stages and furniture moved on to completed sections as they are put down.The materials used to manufacture a modern carpet tile make them tough but stylish.
Heuga carpet tiles can be laid over stone, ceramic or vinyl floors but not on soft surfaces, such as existing carpet, underlay or cork. They provide a high degree of noise and heat insulation. Due to their durability, Heuga guarantees their carpet tiles for seven years. Heuga carpet tiles can even be combined with the hard flooring in the Heuga Smart Steps range to create contemporary and unique designs.Ensuring the tiles remain square and flat in a multitude of temperatures and climates is a complex feat of engineering and is the result of considerable investment by FLOR by Heuga and InterfaceFLOR in design and development. This dedication to design also means the carpet tiles are simple and easy to clean. They can be taken up, rinsed under a tap and then replaced, if necessary.From a cost point of view, Heuga carpet tiles are comparable in price to broadloom carpet. There is very little waste and installation costs are low. Whether you are looking for near invisible seams or wish to make a feature of the tile effect, they bring a degree of design creativity that is not available from broadloom carpet.
Heuga carpet tiles have been around for over 50 years and were originally developed for homes as a hardwearing alternative to traditional broadloom carpet. Carpet tiles offer many advantages over traditional broadloom and make designing your own floor scheme easy. Recently there have been some great new designs introduced specifically for the home market in line with the most up to date trends in home interiors. Interior designers, makeover programmes and interior magazines are increasingly presenting Heuga carpet tiles as a new design trend looking towards Heuga for inspiration.
The main benefits of FLOR by Heuga Carpet Tiles “carpet in a box”
Exciting range of textures and colours.
Easy to cut and lay yourself. One of the beauties of Heuga carpet tiles is the ease with which you can cut and lay them yourself. No need to budget for expensive fitting costs. This also means that you can design your own floor scheme producing stunning effects with colours, patterns and even inset shapes.
Easy to carry boxes.
Easy to lay on top of laminate/vinyl/concrete with no need for underlay.
Easy to fit in awkward shaped rooms.
Easy to clean and if a tile is damaged, you can simply replace the tile rather than the whole floor.
Easy to lift and take with you if you move home, particularly if you are renting.
Installations can be done in small areas and you can even work around the furniture rather than empty the whole room.
All FLOR by Heuga carpet tiles are compatible with underfloor heating up to a maximum of 28 degrees Celsius. Heuga tiles can also be used on Flexel Ecofilm electric underfloor heating when used in conjunction with Flexel Ecomax-Duo board overlay system.
Heuga carpet tiles include a strong backing so they require no underlay or adhesives and produce less waste than other flooring types, particularly in awkward shaped rooms. This saves time and money and because carpet tiles are fairly easy to install, you can lay them yourself and save the cost of professional fitting. Any damage or spills can be resolved by replacing one tile rather than the entire floor, which is reassuring and overall, means Heuga carpet tiles are definitely a cost effective flooring option.
Cleaning and Maintenance of Heuga Tiles
Care your FLOR by Heuga the way you would any carpet. Regular vacuuming will deal with the every day dust and dirt and a steam clean once or twice a year will do the rest. FLOR carpet tiles can be sponged clean in situ or washed under the tap. If you lift the tile to clean it, let it dry naturally before reinstalling.
Smart Steps can be swept and moped for normal dust and dirt. If required Smart Steps can also be lightly scrubbed. Use water sparingly to avoid seepage underneath the flooring.
Heuga tiles will not shrink or warp.
Questions & AnswersQ) Are Heuga carpet tiles suitable for kids rooms?
A) Ideal. Heuga tiles are simple to clean and the bright colours appeal to children.
Q) Will I need someone to come and fit the Heuga tiles or will I be able to do the job myself?
A) No, one of the beauties of Heuga carpet tiles is that they are easy to cut and lay yourself.
Q) Do Heuga tiles need special maintenance?
A) No, just regular vacuuming because we only use the best quality fibres to manufacture our carpet tiles. They will not shrink or warp.
Q) Do Heuga carpet tiles require underlay and does the floor need special treatment before carpet tiles can be installed?
A) Heuga carpet tiles have a special backing and carpet underlay must not be used. Your floor must be clean, dry and level.
Q) Are special tools required to fit Heuga carpet tiles successfully?
A) Simply: A sharp Stanley knife or similar with heavy duty blade, double sided carpet tape, a straight edge, cutting board and tape measure, pencil or chalk marker
Q) There is now a wide choice of different styles of Heuga carpet tiles, how do I select the best for my home?
A) Ultimately, the decision comes down to personal choice - choosing by colour, design and texture. However, it is important to take into account suitability of the carpet for the way you live i.e. pets, house/flat, children etc.... and the room for which it is intended.
Q) How should I tackle spillages such as wine on my Heuga carpet tiles?
A) For those inevitable spills and little accidents, prompt treatment is the most successful course of action. Scrape up any solids as soon as possible and any excess liquid can be soaked up by using absorbent material and pressing firmly. Sponge clean if required or tiles can be lifted and rinsed under the tap. If a detergent solution is used, ensure that all traces are removed.