Carpets in Cheltenham

Carpets

Consider these brief points before choosing

Twist pile
Most popular carpet choice, traditionally made from wool or wool blend. Polypropylene provides good stain resistance and at a cheaper cost. 100% wool is no better or worse than 80/20 blend.

Naturals
Formerly referred to as "berber", being made from a tufted loop construction. Wool for domestic use, polypropylene for commercial lettings. Loop piles tend to show less flattening wear

Velvet
Elegant and hardwearing choice which can show shading. Best made from wool or nylon. Wilton weave is top velvet choice, good quality tufteds come in as next best choice

Axminster
More expensive comparitively, polypropylene makes good cost effective choice. Main choice if pattern is required

Carpet pointers to look out for
Genuine factors giving extra wear include:

Carpet pointers to beware of