Different Types of Carpet:
are generally made from polypropylene or wool
and are ideal for active areas of the home. Berber
is either produced in a level loop, or multi-level
loop carpet construction. Berber carpets are available
in several styles including level loop, multi-level
loops, or cut pile construction.
Cut Pile Saxony
Generally made in solid colors, the surface has
a smooth appearance. Generally made with nylon
fibers, provides good performance and appearance.
Works well with traditional room settings.
& Uncut Patterned Carpet
Loops are shorter than the cut pile creating a
carved appearance. Intermixed loops and cut pile,
creates a patterned design. Usually constructed
in multi-color designs that help hide footprints
and traffic patterns
Great choice for a variety of room settings.
Very textured, knobby surface appearance. Extremely
durable, and excellent wearing. Yarns are very
tightly twisted, and will cost more than textured
cut pile carpets. Great for all active areas of
Level Loop Carpets
Loops are same height and generally multi-colored.
Usually made from polypropylene (olefin) carpet
fibers and often called Indoor-Outdoor or Commercial
Casual appearance, but extremely durable. Great
for family rooms or basements.
Has several different heights of loops and generally
multi-colored. Very durable, casual appearance
is offered in many unique looking designs and
patterns. Helps hides traffic patterns. Great
for family rooms, basements, etc.
Cut Pile Saxony Carpet
Surface appearance is textured. Stylish, casual
appearance won't show vacuum cleaner marks or
footprints. Very popular carpet style today and
a good choice for active areas of the home.
Wool fiber is naturally more resilient than nylon.
As a result, wool will not matt or crush like
nylon fibers will.
Wool has a natural ability to shed water; an important
characteristic considering that 80% of carpet
stains are water-based. Resists static electricity.
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