Cumbria Life Home and Garden Show 2018 Blog – Meet Kendal Quality Carpets


Clockwise from l-r: 1 – Les: Retail Sales Manager, 2 – Karl: Managing Director , 3 – David: Director and Quantity Surveyor, 4 – Steve: Warehouse Manager, 5 – James: Commercial Sales Manager, 6 – Paul: Financial Director , 7 – Josh: Commercial Sales, 8 – Ken: Retail Salesman

Kendal Quality Carpets, Meet the Team!

Established in the heart of the Lake District in 1990, Kendal Quality Carpets is the culmination of 26 years of experience, supplying and installing luxury carpets and hard flooring in north west England. The company works with a domestic client base and also prides itself on ever-increasing, prestigious commercial projects.  Specialising in high quality textiles, broadloom carpet and rugs, Kendal Quality Carpets will be exhibiting with us at the Cumbria Life Home and Garden Show in March with a range of their stunning carpets to inspire your next home project. We spoke with Josh Greenhall, Commercial Sales, to find out more about the team.

How did Kendal Quality Carpets begin?
Two brothers, Paul and Karl, established Kendal Quality Carpets in 1990. They began with a furniture company in Morecambe and soon recognised the potential of expanding to Kendal and the Lake District. Paul and Karl went on to purchase a unit on Dockray Hall Industrial Estate in Kendal which was an existing carpet outlet. The two brothers persisted with the furniture and beds until one day a customer asked if they did carpets. So, after mulling over the idea they decided to give it a shot and offer carpets and flooring as well. They soon realised that the flooring was of more interest to them and decided to concentrate on it, calling it Kendal Quality Carpets and making it the company it has grown into today.

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What is your favourite part of the job?
My favourite part of the job by far is the meeting and greeting of customers, old or new, of different ages and lifestyles. It gives me pleasure to see them walk out of the shop confident in our advice and come back even happier once the job is complete.

What piece of advice would you give to anyone updating their home?
It is really hard knowing where to begin when it comes to updating your home. It takes a lot of time and thought. So, the main piece of advice I would give someone would be to take time, have the area professionally surveyed, look at samples in your surroundings and seek professional advice. Our sales team are available to help. In addition, have a budget in mind as this could save disappointment.

What’s your favourite part of your home and garden and why?
The kitchen and living room are my favourite areas. The living room because it’s a place to chill and wind down with the family, not to mention spending quality time watching football on TV! The kitchen is also a favourite because of my passion for cooking. As I grow most of my own vegetables, I like to be quite creative when it comes to cooking using very fresh ingredients, many of which are grown in my greenhouse.

Meet the team and find out more about the great range of carpets and flooring available from Kendal Quality Carpets at Cumbria Life Home & Garden Show 2018 in March. Visit their website here:

Find out more about the show and book tickets here.