the carpet in your living room resembles landscaping, it may be time to update.
If you haven't visited your local carpet store lately, you'll likely
be a bit overwhelmed by the number of available options. When purchasing
modern carpets, homeowners have so much more to consider than color.
Lifestyle, carpet construction, and fiber content are all very relevant
factors. Our staff can explain the attributes and drawbacks of the different
choices so you can confidently choose the ideal carpet for your home.
carpet has loops that have been trimmed to make the ends of the yarn stand up,
creating a soft, comfortable cushion for the feet. Plush carpet can be either
flat or textured; the latter option makes footprint and vacuum marks less
Berber carpet has
complete yarn loops that create a flatter, nubby texture with more
durability than plush carpet. It has an elegant, uniform look that appeals to
many homeowners, and can be a solid color or variegated.
fiber carpet is made from artificial materials such as polyester, nylon, and
olefin. Nylon is the most popular synthetic choice for carpets, and also the
most expensive. Prolonged exposure to the sun will damage nylon carpet.
Olefin carpet is a synthetic fiber carpet that is reasonably priced and
easy to care for. It is usually pretreated for fade resistance, making it an
appropriate choice for outdoor patios or basement rec rooms.
Polyester is less durable than nylon and less expensive, with softer fibers.
Polyester should not be exposed to sunlight or heat. Like olefin, polyester is
made from strong fibers that are perfect for high-traffic areas. Because of the
strength of these fibers, they are a bit harder to clean and get dirty more
easily than other types of fibers.
carpet product warranty is an indication of a carpet's quality, but should not
necessarily be the deciding factor. Most homeowners replace carpet before the
you're ready to purchase new carpet for your home, visit the East Harwich
showroom of RPM Carpets and Floor Coverings. We have an unsurpassed selection
of all types of carpets in a range of color and style combinations to fit every
budget. Call us with any questions you have at (508) 432-4151 or fill out our online form.