Today’s carpeting offers much more
than a conventional loop pile. To add to a room’s sophistication
and interest, consider choosing a textured pattern. The texture,
colors, and pattern of the carpet can be made to complement or
contrast with patterns of your furniture and window treatments.
Using a solid color, textured carpet is a great way to provide
interest and pizzazz, without going to a multicolor, overall
Textured styles also fit well with today’s active and casual lifestyles. This
particular look can be created through the use of several construction techniques.
Many of these styles are known for their soil-hiding ability.
pile Carpet: Loops are cut, leaving individual yarn tufts.
Still one of today's most popular constructions, its durability is
achieved with factors including the type of fiber, density of
tufts, and the amount of twist in the yarn.
cut pile carpet is made from straight, untwisted yarn. The
cut ends blend together to form a smooth, level surface.
This luxurious carpet is suited for formal settings,
because it shows all footprints and vacuum marks.
This cut pile carpet is suitable for high traffic areas.
The highly twisted yarn tufts curl at the surface,
This dense, cut pile carpet is made with the yarn tufts
packed closely together to form a smooth surface. This is
a more versatile carpet, and is used in less formal
settings. Saxony styles will show footprints.
A cut pile carpet made with twisted yarn tufts, creating a
surface that masks footprints.
Carpet: Loops are the same height, creating an informal
look. It generally lasts a long time in high-traffic areas. Many
of today’s popular Berber styles
are level loop styles with flecks of a darker color on a lighter
and loop pile Carpet: Combination of cut and looped yarns.
Provides variety of surface textures, including sculptured effects
of squares, chevrons, swirls, etc.
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