Below are some of the manufacturers we deal with
Twist - The popular twist carpet is the cut-pile standard. The yarn is tightly twisted and often heatset to retain this feature and the result is a versatile, textured finish that is ideal for plain colours. Also ideal for any area within your home.
Velvet - Velvet textures all have a level surface pile of approx 5mm to 10mm height, which is then sheared to give a smooth finish. With very little twist in the yarn, the ends blend together which then further enhances the overall finish. These carpets tend to shade with heavy use. Footprints show easily and the colour can look different from place to place because fibres lying in different directions reflect the light differently. A luxury for occasional rooms.
Saxony - Saxony textures are made of twisted yarns, which should be heatset. The tips remain very distinct, rather than blending together to form a very elegant finish. Saxony textures show footprints and vacuum marks so are suitable for more occasional rooms in the home. More textured variations improve the practicality of saxonies.
Berber - Berber carpets look like and are named after a handmade, bulky wool carpet made by the Berber tribes of North Africa and Asia. The loops are made from thick or bulky yarns of wool, nylon, polypropylene or a blend of these fibres to give a cushioned effect underfoot. These carpets are available in an assortment of colours and may be flecked and can be either level loop or multi level loop.
Level Loop - When all the loops are of the same height, a highly flexible and durable carpet is created which has a natural, casual appearance even when it is made from synthetic fibres. The tight loop texture tends to hide marks so a good blend between luxury and practicality.
Multi-Level Loop - The loops vary to two or sometimes three loop heights to create informal, random textures which are very forgiving for marks and stains and therefore very suitable for high traffic areas and busy family rooms. Please note all loop pile carpets do flatten over time.
Cut and Loop - When some of the pile is cut and other left as a loop, a variety of surface textures and patterns can be created in a variety of colours. The multi level surface is excellent for hiding footprints and stains so cut and loop is good for high traffic areas and general purpose rooms in the home.
Woven - Woven carpet may be in a tiny minority of today's production but still produces some of the finest carpets which are used for prestigious installations.
Axminster - The pile of the carpet is inserted into the backing as it is woven and cut to length, creating U-shaped tufts to give a velvety surface. The process locks in the fibre to create a carpet of high durability and performance retention as well as a luxury feel. The process allows for intricate designs and colours to be used - although modern trends mean that the traditional patterned axminster has given way to current fashion trends for plain carpets.
Wilton - Wilton woven carpets are produced in a similar way to axminsters, the principal difference being that a continuous fibre is woven all the way through. The carpet can be sheared to create a range of cut and loop textured effects. The result is a high quality carpet of unrivalled durability.
It's Practical, strong and resilient - Wool carpet will provide superior performance over many years as it can offer unique resilience and long lasting durability. The natural crimp of wool offers 'bounce back' so that pile compression is resisted and the effects of tracking and shading are reduced - maintaining good appearance over many years.
It's Easy Care - Wool is a natural fibre that has inbuilt resistance to soiling due to its natural oils and its outer surface of microscopic scales and as a result additional anti-soil treatments are not necessary. Simply vacuuming the carpet will keep it looking good.
Comfort, Soft & Warm - Wool carpet adds luxurious underfoot comfort and warmth to the home and acts as an insulator improving heat retention and energy efficiency.
Wool is both 100% natural and fully sustainable.
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Craig Marshall Flooring 2015.