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Types of Carpet

Carpet flooring remains a popular choice because of its affordability and because of the wide variety of available color and style options. If you are considering installing or replacing carpeting in your home or office, it is important to understand the differences between different types of carpet flooring so you can select the option that will best meet your needs.



Cut Pile Carpet

The major types of cut pile carpet, where the fiber ends are cut evenly, include:


Loop Pile Carpet

Instead of being cut, loop pile carpets are looped and the yarn is fastened to the backing. Loop pile carpets are popular choices for high-traffic areas. Major types of loop pile carpet flooring include:


Combination Pile Carpeting

Part cut-pile and part loop-pile, combination pile carpeting is just what it sounds like, creating a unique look in any room. This type of carpeting is usually soft and may be patterned. Combination pile carpet may also feature different color fibers to help disguise wear and tear.
Whatever your look, whatever your style, there is sure to be a type, color or pattern of carpeting that will help you get the look you want for your new flooring. For more information, visit us at American Floor & Home Carpet One in Honolulu, HI today or give us a call at 888-746-1657 to speak with a member of our professional and courteous staff. 

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