John How Carpets

A local family business that specialise in domestic and contract flooring.

About John How Carpets

John How Carpets is a family established business since 1978 and North Devon’s leading carpet specialist.

With over 400 rolls of carpet and vinyl in stock, we provide a large selection of quality flooring products at competitive prices.

In addition to domestic carpet and vinyl, we also provide an extensive range of natural flooring, contract and hard flooring products.

Our knowledgeable sales team will be pleased to offer assistance and advice regarding your flooring requirements.

We have our own teams of professional fitters with over 20 years of experience.

FREE no obligation estimates and onsite parking available.

“An estimate from us will cost you nothing and will save you money”

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With over 85 rolls of vinyl in stock, varying in 2 meter, 3 meter and 4 meter widths, we provide an excellent choice of wood, stone and tile effects as well as an extensive selection of special order options.


In addition to our huge selection of remnants and over 300 rolls of 4meter width stock, we have many special order carpets and natural flooring available to order in multi-widths, including 5 meter, from premium manufacturers such as Brockway, Penthouse, Associated Weavers, Wilton Royal, Crucial Trading and Fibre to name a few.


A professional fitting service is available for all commercial floor coverings, from wet rooms to kitchens and large showrooms. Top-end products such as Altro, Polyflor, Tarkett, lifestyle luxury vinyl tiles and Karndean are available to order. Free estimates and advice will be provided by our experienced sales team.

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Barnstaple, Devon

01271 376357

Day Opening Hours
Monday 9am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 9am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 9am - 5.30pm
Thursday 9am - 5.30pm
Friday 9am - 5.30pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday Closed