Choosing the best carpet often revolves around the most intelligent choice of carpeting fibers. With so many to choose from, you might wonder which one is best for your use, and we’re going to give you some facts to consider as you read along with today’s post.

Fibers make a difference in your floor covering

Fibers make up an essential part of your flooring: the part that sees all the traffic. Here are some brief facts about some of the most common fibers, so you can have a snapshot of what to expect.

·        Nylon – the most popular fiber, offers outstanding strength, abrasion resistance, and protection against wear, insects, chemicals, mold, and mildew.

·        PPT (Triexta) – One of the softest synthetic fibers, you'll find remarkable resilience and stain protection.

·        Polyester – Impressive color, softness, and stain-resistance give this fiber its reputation, while it’s also a greener option and offers options that are perfect for allergy sufferers.

·        Polypropylene (olefin) – Outstanding stain and moisture resistance is found in this fiber, along with fade-proof color, easy cleaning routines, and excellent mildew resistance.

·        Wool – This natural fiber is luxuriously soft, soil and flame resistant, hypoallergenic, durable, and offers environmentally friendly options, including a biodegradable profile.

Choose a perfect floor covering from our showroom

Ellenz of Tipton is an impressive carpet store that offers unique materials and outstanding customer care to help you create the floors of your dreams. Our associates will take your vision and turn it into reality with attractive options that are sure to match any existing décor with ease.

If you are a Beloit, Osborne, Downs, Lincoln, Sylvan, Salina, or Hays resident, we invite you to visit our showroom in Tipton, KS, at your convenience. We'll make sure you find a floor covering that suits your needs and preferences that you'll cherish for years to come.