Picking a style

 

Carpet Styles

Plush Pile (Velour)

  • Carpet pile stands upright & has an even smooth surface
  • The Yarn is constructed with a twist, adding strength to the yarn
  • Plush carpets are very luxurious & soft looking
  •  Plush carpets can show shading from footprints and vacuuming
  • Suitable for domestic and commercial use

Twist Pile

  • Highly twisted yarn laying in different directions
  • A Twist carpet is textured in appearance
  • Extremely hard wearing carpet
  • Shows less foot traffic compared to a Plush Pile carpet
  • Suitable for high traffic domestic and commercial use

Pattern (Cut & Loop)

  • This carpet is a combination of cuts and loops
  • Unique textures and patterns can be created from Pattern (Cut & Loop) carpets
  • Differing heights of the cuts and loops lets light reflect to create patterns
  • Pattern (Cut & Loop) carpets are very durable due to the loop pile
  • Suitable for any home or commercial office to create an upscale look

Textured Sisal / Loop

  • A textured loop pile in straight rows
  • Great looking patterns and textures
  • An excellent choice for hard wearing situations
  • Suitable for both domestic and commercial use

Berber

  • This carpet is made of very thick yarns
  • The yarn is tufted into chucky loops of different sizes
  • It has a flecked appearance look to it
  • Has very little tracking from vacuming and foot traffic
  • Suitable for both domestic and commercial use

Shag Pile

  • A long-cut pile that lays in different directions
  • Low density construction with more spacing between tufts
  • It has a shaggy appearance and deep textures
  • Feels very luxurious
  • Suitable for bedrooms, playrooms, living and family rooms

Axminster (Woven)

  • Each individual yarn is woven into the backing to create a very strong carpet
  • Axminister carpets allow for complex patterns and designs
  • This luxurious carpet is used to create a look of prestige and extreme quality
  • Suitable for all domestic and commercial use

Carpet Classification Categories

The residential labels feature a six-star system – the more stars the better the durability and appearance retention properties of the graded carpet.

The contract/commercial labels operate a four star rating system – the more stars the better the durability and appearance retention properties of the graded carpet.

Click on the Carpet Classification Scheme link for more information –  Carpet Classification Scheme (ACCS)