Going to Buy a New Carpet? Know The Types of Carpet Fibres Available in The Market

The market provides tough competition for buyers since they are presented with a wide range of options. An increasing number of homeowners are moving towards renovating their dream home by plugging apart all the stops to ensure the best experience. Among all the furnishings installed at your new home, the flooring takes the centre place since it is a crucial part that holds your home together. While wooden floors take the first stop, an increasing number of moving towards carpets. Installing carpets is a cost-effective solution when compared to wooden flooring. 

Are you planning to buy a new carpet for your home? In this article, we have covered everything which will make you a proud carpet owner as well as a buyer. 

Wool Carpets
Wool Carpets

The Various Fibres Used for Making Carpets and Their Subsequent Carpet Cleaning Alternatives:

  1. Polyester –

    Polyesters are fibres which are study and resistant to wear and tear. When compared to other fibres, fibres made of polyester are sturdy and are made of different colours to make them look attractive. Moreover, it is a rough fibre that is easier for carpet cleaning and for daily vacuuming.
  2. Nylon –

    Nylon is a synthetic fibre that provides tough resistance against stains. These carpet fibres are sturdy and very resistant to wear and tear. If your kids and pets at home, a nylon fibre carpet can be your best bet. Finally, it can be easily maintained by regular vacuuming and spot cleaning.
  3. Wool –

    Extensively used natural fibres are still used for making carpets. Many synthetic fibres are made to fake wool to provide softness. Moreover, when compared to other materials, wool has the tendency to soak excess moisture when compared to other carpet fibres. Therefore, wool carpets need to be cleaned only using a dry cleaning not steam carpet cleaning. Try cleaning at a temperature lower than 150 degrees.
  4. Polypropylene –

    A renowned material that is efficient against stains. Carpets made from polypropylene is well-known for its capacity to repel any water-based stain. Thus, making it the ideal choice for Brisbane Carpet Cleaning and maintenance. Polypropylene is not precisely a ‘crush resistant’ thus it can be recumbent to matting, crushing, and general scuffs, depending on the cut.
  5. Acrylic –

    Acrylic fibre is considered to be man-made wool because it is made artificially and looks like wool. Acrylic fibres are immune against electricity, moisture, mildew, colour fading, carpet stripping, and sun damage.  It is however not possible to use them on a day-to-day.
  6. Blends –

    Blends are hybrid fibres are obtained by students that can be used for removing the stains from the carpets. Therefore, if you want to enjoy the best of both worlds. However, it becomes a tedious task after a time period?
Blend Carpet
Blend Carpet

Recycled Polyester

Polyester/PET or Polyethylene Terephthalate carpets come in attractive colours and a resistant towards moulds and mildews. Moreover, the carpet is resistant to allergies making it the perfect investment for your family. Also, carpet fibres made from recycled polyester are affordable when compared to other fibres. Thus, it is environmentally friendly and reduces waste accumulation. As it is made up of recycled plastic, it is a perfect investment for your family. Invest in a recycled polyester rug and contribute a change towards the environment.

Irrespective of which fibre is being used, hire the service of our experts to take care of your carpet issues. Our years of International expertise has enabled us to use new technology and specialized equipment for cleaning your carpets. Contact our Zenith Cleaning Services professionals to get a customized cleaning solution for all your carpet woes.