Carpet Textures

Understanding a few simple basics about carpet construction will help you make the
right choice for your lifestyle and budget.

Textured Plush

Most decoratively versatile cut-pile carpet
Textured surface helps hide footprints and vacuum marks
Adds casual beauty to any room
Looks great between vacuuming
Preferred style for busy households
A great "whole-house" carpet


Refined cut-pile surface
Luxuriously smooth, soft finish
Beautiful with traditional interiors
Adds distinctive elegance to any room
Ideal for living and dining rooms
Shows subtle highlights and accents

Berber Loop-Pile

A wool-like look and rugged loop surface
Natural, hand-crafted appearance creates a warm, personal atmosphere
Tight loop texture helps hide footprints and vacuum marks
Subtle patterns fit a variety of room styles
Ideal choice for contemporary to country to cottage furnishings

Berber Cut-Pile

An exciting new berber look with all the wonderful color
and interest of traditional loop berbers
The great plush "feel" of thick, cut pile carpet
Beautifully crafted and colored yarns add personality to any room
Very versatile decoratively, ideal for casual rooms, kids' rooms, etc.
Subtle color flecks help hide soil that might appear between cleanings


Carved definition with cut-and-loop pile
Accent colors spice up floor surfaces
Multicolor effects hide soil and stains
Looks great between vacuuming
Choose from soft tonals to bolder color combinations


Versatile styles blend comfortably with any decor
Durable long-wearing surface pile engineered for high traffic areas
Intriguing color choices suitable for professional and practical installations
Textured surfaces provide subtle highlights


 If the twist level is high number of turns and tight on the yarn tuft you might be looking at a "frieze" style of carpet.Its like taking a piece of string and twisting it so tightly that it tends to get kinky.Frieze styles are informal and great for high traffic areas.

Multi-level loop pile

Usually has two to three different loop heights to create pattern effects, providing good durability and a more casual look.


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