Every carpet is different and every carpet has positives and negatives you will want to consider when making a purchase. There are 4 types of Carpet Fibers to consider: is Nylon Fibers, PET (Polyester) Fibers, Polyproplene (Olefin), or PTT (Triexta Polyester)
* Resilient Even after being compressed for extended periods of time, nylon will retain its original shape.
* Non-absorbent Quick drying, nylon carpet absorbs less than eight percent of its weight in water.
* Easy to clean Nylon won’t hold odors.
* Fading Fading may occur if it is exposed to direct sunlight for many years.
* Not indestructible Nylon is still susceptible to damage from bleach and urine.
PET (Polyester) Fibers
* Comfortable: very soft to the touch
* Stain and Fade: naturally stain and fade resistant.
* Value: a great value.
* Wearability meant for low to medium traffic areas
* Stain-resistant Even liquid spills are easy to clean on this material.
* Cost-effective Polypropylene is relatively inexpensive.
* Color-safe The colors you select will be the colors you keep throughout the lifespan of the carpet and does not react to bleach spills or absorb water
* Comfortable Polypropylene possesses a unique velvety feel.
* Compresses easily
* Can become discolored if it comes into contact with oil-based products
PTT (Triexta Polyester Fibers)
* Stain-resistant Polyester will not discolor, even from substances including red wine and pet urine.
* Easy to clean and maintain
* Compresses under heavy loads
* Less resilient
* Oil can bond to the fibers causing discoloration this can lead to premature wearing.
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