are such a
popular choice for many homes and can be found in almost any room. The
material is cozy, and provides a nice feeling of warmth. However, what do you
look for when it comes to its durability?
essentially the measure of how long carpet will look and feel great. You
ideally want your material to retain its initial texture and appearance, for as
long as possible. The density, fiber, and twist all determine a carpet's
durability. We outline each of these characteristics below.
This describes the
amount of pile in the carpet and the proximity of tufts in relation to one
another. As a general guideline, the denser a carpet is, the better its
carpet manufacturing process, natural or synthetic fiber is converted into yarn
tufted, or even locked into a backing, to then form what becomes the surface of
the carpet. The most popular carpet fiber is nylon, followed by, in no
particular order, polypropylene, polyester, and wool. Nylon has a great all
around blend of soil and stain resistant properties and requires very little