| When picking a carpet, American Carpet Center will walk you through various carpet types and explain the sometimes subtle differences between carpeting types. Two main decision areas when choosing carpeting are Fibers and Styles.
•Nylon - because of its strength and durability, nylon is the most widely used fiber for carpet. Premium nylon fibers are most specified by architects and designers for demanding commercial and residential application. It has a soft feel, is resilient and resists most artificial dyes and oil based stains.
•Wool - although wool fiber offers warmth, softness, and durability, it is also more expensive, comes in fewer styles and has a more limited color range than nylon.
•Polyester - most of the polyester yarn is made from P.E.T. P.E.T. is created from recycled plastic bottles. Advanced filament P.E.T. polyester yarn is luxurious, colorful and have inherently superior stain resistant properties, and they're engineered for durability and performance.
•Polypropylene - known for its moisture, stain and fade resistance polypropylene carpet fiber ( also known as olefin) is mainly used in commercial, Berber, and indoor-outdoor carpet. Its durable and a resilient fiber.
•Texture - Curled or twisted or twisted tufts make for a textured surface that helps mask footprints. Especially suitable for less formal decors.
•Frieze - A type of textured carpet with highly twisted tufts that curl at the pile of surface. Especially suitable for higher traffic areas.
•Loop - Loop pile with tufts of equal height or multi-level loops. Multi-level loops from beautiful patterns using solid color. Broad application with durable wear in either construction.
•Pattern Cut Pile - Sophisticated look made using a Saxony yarn, but generating a pattern look by tufting cut pile and loop pile with a level pile height. Appropriate for formal or informal room schemes.
•Cut Pile Berber - Casual cut pile construction using a combination of big tufts and small tufts. This type of carpet usually contains small flecks of dark color on lighter shade background colors. Informal in construction but adds excitement to any room.
•Saxony - A dense level-cut pile. Yarn tufts are closely packed, presenting a smooth luxurious surface. Generally for formal settings.
•Cut-Loop - Yarns are tufted into large islands of high cut tufts and lower loop tufts to form a sculptured pattern. Suits more informal settings.