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Carpet Styles & Information
Berber is the most common type of loop pile option you can choose. This means that the fibers are bent into a series of loops. This establishes a durable carpet that resists stains although it does not have much cushion as other choices. You walk ( ON IT - NOT IN IT).
In a Berber carpet, the loops are short in length although a slight bit of variance is welcome. This is a dense choice that offers a smooth tone. Note: Because the pile is very low and it is constructed in rows, seams are more likely to be seen in this style of carpet.
Cut Pile Carpet have yarn loops that are cut. This is one of the most popular styles of Carpet. The texture of the pile helps hide footprints and vacuum cleaner marks. This style of carpet comes in an array of colors.
Cut & Loop
Cut & Loops are a combination of Cut Pile and Loop Pile yarns. This creates a wide variety of patterns. Note: Cut & Loop carpet have a very low pile. Seams are more likely to be seen with this style of carpet. In addition, where there are seams needed this style of carpet may take more material because the pattern has to be matched.
Frieze is a Cut-Pile with a twisty medium height that creates a less formal but perfect foundation for a variety of spaces. With all its texture it hides footprints well. Friezes are excellent choices for high traffic areas and stairs.
Saxony Carpet is a cut pile carpet. Its pile is designed to be incredibly dense, for a soft feeling underfoot. They have a velvet-like appearance, which is created by tightly twisting the Carpet fibers, cutting them and then heating them so they stand up straight.
Note: Saxony Carpets WILL show vacuum tracks and footprints.
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