Prep by Tretford is made in Ireland from 80% goat hair, 15% nylon and 5% viscose. It is perfect for residential or heavy contract use. We love Prep's color range and its amazing durability. Prep can be left unbound with a straight, cut edge that will not unravel. Many of our clients enjoy this weave for its versatility and endless color options. Different colors, stripes and fun shapes can be seamed together to create an amazingly unique rug.

Prep is extremely durable and can be installed in offices, banks, shops, showrooms, universities, colleges, schools, sports centers, hospitals, institutions, hotels, residential homes, airports, ticket offices, reception areas and lounges.

Note: Rugs with multiple colors seamed together are fabricated in Ireland and will have a longer lead time.

Broadloom for wall-to-wall installation costs $133 per square yard. The roll width is 6' 7". For more information or to create a custom rug, see our rug builder below. Freight is free with all rug orders.

Prep is also available in tiles and as wallcovering.

Europe We also stock this weave in our European facility.

Country of Origin: Ireland
Usage: Indoor/ Residential / Heavy Contract
Primary Backing: Polyvinyl chloride
Secondary Backing: Jute
Fiber: Goat hair
Construction: Fusion bonded*
Fiber Content: 80% goat hair**, 15% nylon, 5% viscose
Binding: None or serging
Width of Goods: 6' 7"
Total Weight: 80oz per sq yd
Total Height: 0.25"

Prep (Tretford Flooring) VOC Emission Test Report

*Prep is made from carded fibers formed into a continuous corrugation and bonded with PVC or 100% natural latex to a hessian backing.

** Colors dapple grey, double cream and silver birch are manufactured using undyed goat hair.

When installing Prep, we recommend a high-tack adhesive such as Parabond 4099.


Broadloom: 3-5 business days, plus transit
Area Rugs: 3 weeks, plus transit
Production Rush: not available for this weave
Expedited Freight: contact customer service for options and quote


Standard/ Curbside Delivery: Curbside delivery on all orders is FREE. Please note that the truck will arrive with just one driver, so you may need to arrange to have someone on hand to help unload the shipment. The driver is not responsible for clearing away packaging, or for unpacking.
Oversized Rugs: For oversized items, we recommend enhanced delivery service, by appointment.
Enhanced Delivery: This service offers various levels of inside delivery options which may include the following:

  • over the threshold delivery
  • placement in the room of the customer’s choice (including up or down one flight of stairs)
  • unpacking
  • removal of packaging
  • assembly and placement of the items

We are happy to provide a quote upon request, taking into account the delivery address and service level preferred. Please state the best delivery contact name and phone number when checking out as the delivery company will need a valid contact number to reach you. Someone must be present at the time of delivery.

Any additional services? Please make a note during checkout of any needs that are above and beyond the enhanced delivery description, and we will gladly give you a quote. Examples include:

  • carry up (no elevator)
  • narrow staircase
  • many stairs
  • long haul
  • shifting and moving of any personal furniture


Colors are not exact. We recommend ordering swatches before purchase.
Prep Aegean
Prep Amethyst
Prep Anthracite
Prep Apple
Prep Aqua Marine
Aqua Marine
Prep Aubergine
Prep Autumn Fern
Autumn Fern
Prep Bilberry
Prep Blackberry
Prep Brilliant Blue
Brilliant Blue
Prep Burgundy
Prep Burnt Orange
Burnt Orange
Prep Charcoal
Prep Chili
Prep Coffee Bean
Coffee Bean
Prep Cornflower
Prep Damson
Prep Dapple Grey
Dapple Grey
Prep Dark Chocolate
Dark Chocolate
Prep Deep Purple
Deep Purple
Prep Diplomat Red
Diplomat Red
Prep Double Cream
Double Cream
Prep Dried Lavender
Dried Lavender
Prep Evergreen
Prep Fresh Water
Fresh Water
Prep Heather
Prep Indigo
Prep Jonquille
Prep Lagoon Blue
Lagoon Blue
Prep Larch
Prep Lettuce
Prep Lichen
Prep Lilac
Prep Magenta
Prep Mushroom
Prep Night Sky
Night Sky
Prep Olive Tang
Olive Tang
Prep Orange Squash
Orange Squash
Prep Peacock
Prep Petrol Green
Petrol Green
Prep Rose Sunset
Rose Sunset
Prep Russet
Prep Saddle
Prep Sage
Prep Silver Birch
Silver Birch
Prep Sisal
Prep Taupe
Prep Wild Rice
Wild Rice