So where do you start? Take a deep breath and just ask yourself two basic questions: What is my budget? What kind of performance do I need?
The manufacturing of carpet-which can be described as sewing strands of yarn into a backing material – creates thousands of yarn loops. When these loops are tufted and left uncut, they are loop carpet
When the carpet is tufted with a high and low loop and left uncut, you have an unlevel, hi-lo or patterned loop. You can also have a patterned loop referred to as a cut loop.
The terms texture, along with cut-pile, plush and even saxony, in carpet are some of the most widely used terms you will hear. The basic steps used to create all of these are pretty much the same.
Twist in carpet technically refers to the number of times the yarn/yarns are twisted. But you may see certain types of carpets referred to as twists.
Ever been confused by the term berber? The key to understanding is to have a conversation with a sales associate to ensure that everyone is on the same page.