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The Mark of a Fantastic Carpet Installation

Diamond Gripper from floorwise is the installer’s mark of a fantastic carpet installation. 

The power of social media to drive new business sees many installers uploading pictures of recent installation work, including progress shots displaying their choice of accessories such as carpet grippers and underlays. On a regular basis, these progress shots capture floorwise Diamond Gripper expertly installed to provide a secure hold alongside floorwise recycled PU underlays and luxury carpet.

While some fitters are still relying on the false economy of basic gripper and double runs for their installations, savvy installers recognise that a single pass of Diamond Gripper does a superior job and looks far more professional. Using it has become a mark of a high-quality carpet installation carried out by a professional who’s proud of their work. 

Most basic grippers fall short in two main areas – plywood and pins – with thin and narrow plywood compromising hold with thicker carpets and increasing the risk of damage to skirtings and walls. Fewer pins also undermine hold yet further, forcing many installers to opt for a double run when fitting luxury carpets and thick underlays. 

Diamond Gripper’s extra performance comes from a thicker and wider plywood and 20% more pins than basic gripper. Add in more nails for extra stability, and it’s a combination that doesn’t like to let go easily. This makes it the right choice for any fitter looking to offer customers a first-rate installation. 

Andrew Gill, group product manager, floorwise: “Diamond Gripper is undoubtedly one of the best grippers available today and its popularity among fitters across the country shows that its appreciated for its ability to hold luxury carpets in place. In fact, the resulting grip is so good that Diamond Gripper takes power stretched installations in its stride. Diamond Gripper really is another reason why fantastic floors start with floorwise and are so worthy of sharing on social media.”

Diamond Gripper is available in medium and long pin for either wood or concrete floors, and a dual-purpose version. Using a high-quality 25mm-wide plywood construction, the gripper is available from floorwise stockists across the UK and Ireland. 

For further information on these and other great flooring products contact Floorwise on 01509 673974, visit or email [email protected]

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