But non-essential retail remains closed in England, offering only delivery and click-and-collect services. This includes carpet stores and showrooms, which are explicitly mentioned in the guidelines. Carpet stores are currently closed in Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland, while the countries are under lockdowns.
While we were researching we ran into the inquiry “Can a fitter come to lay my carpet or vinyl flooring?”.
You see, once you have ordered your new carpet or vinyl flooring, we will be happy to arrange for an Sc. S-approved fitter to come to your home to lay your carpet or vinyl flooring, for an additional cost.
If they wear PPE, why not? If they are in a different room – as surely they must be – I don’t see why not. Trades people have always been allowed, now encouraged, to work. Yes, surely they can if cleaners etc are allowed in homes now.
If you select for Carpetright to arrange your fitting service, if required the fitter can: The additional services listed below are also available: Take away any new waste and trimmings.
The carpet fitters are forced to fight for their lives or risk ending up being the evenings dinner. Unfortunately they are not quite your typical heroes! Never work on an empty stomach! Screened at the Nevermore Film Festival in February 2018. I backed this film on Kickstarter in 2017, and received a signed Blu-Ray about two years ago.
Please do bear in mind that your contract for having your carpet or vinyl flooring fitted is separate to your Sc. S contract, which covers the order for the flooring itself and its delivery. The charges for fitting your new flooring are payable directly to the fitter on the day of installation.
What should I expect from a third party floor fitter?
Our third-party fitters will use hand sanitizers and disinfectant wipes, as well as wearing the appropriate PPE during your appointment. The use of face coverings in England are optional, in line with the latest guidance, but you can request for your fitter to wear a face covering. They will ask for your preference prior to fitting your floor.
Where can I find the latest floor fitters advice?
The National Institute of Flooring and Carpet Fitters is regularly updating its website with the latest advice for floor fitters so check this out if you are concerned. You can also get the latest info regarding your vehicle and MOT requirements by checking out the DVLA website, here.
Are cleaners still allowed to work in homes in England?
Official government guidance states cleaners are still allowed to work in homes in England but should follow the correct social distancing measures. It states: ‘This guidance applies to those working in, visiting or delivering to home environments.