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Types of Carpet

Types of Carpet

Boss Carpet One Floor & Home is your local carpet flooring expert. We are here to help you find the best carpet for your home, which is why we offer the exclusive Select-A-Floor™ system. This system helps to narrow down your search based on your personal taste and your lifestyle. You can turn to us for anything when it comes to buying a new carpet for your home. Our sales professionals are knowledgeable and can help you find the best carpet for your home. 


Our carpet selection features a variety of carpet types available in different pile styles and fiber options.  Carpet materials are made up of fibers, and fibers play an important role in how a carpet will function in your space. Before choosing a new carpet for your home you should take into consideration your lifestyle and what you expect in a carpet. We have options that are stain resistant and perfect for households with pets. We also have ultra-plush carpets that are great for families with young children learning to walk. It is important to think about more than just what color carpet you want in your home.  


Types of fibers used in carpets include nylon, polyester, triexta, olefin/polypropylene, and wool. 


Types of Carpet Fibers

Nylon is the most common and popular carpet fiber option because of its durability. This fiber is long lasting and can be treated to be stain resistant. 


Polyester is less expensive than nylon but features some of the same durability. The quality of polyester continues to improve and is even comparable to nylon. 


Triexta is a newer fiber type, and is inherently durable and stain resistant. 


Olefin/polypropylene fibers are perfect for decorative rugs and carpets. This fiber makes for great decorative rugs.    


Wool is a popular and natural fiber that comes from sheep. Homeowners love wool because not only it is a hypoallergenic option, but it is also easy to clean and maintain. The fibers are dense and help to trap dust and dirt so it can be easily vacuumed up instead of floating in your breathing zone. 

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