Characteristics of carpets
Carpets can be classified according to the types of weaving, the length of the pile, the material used in the production process. In the production of carpet coverings, natural wool, synthetic materials are used, or both of these materials are used simultaneously. The appearance and characteristics are affected by the fiber used for facial weaving, as well as the way it is woven.
At a carpet covering shaggy the longest and twisted pile. Each pile has a sharp tip.
Shaggy is very beautiful, but cleaning it will take a lot of time and effort. Therefore, it is not used in public places.
The pile height at velor carpet reaches eight millimeters. This carpet is very similar to velvet, because after cutting the pile becomes fluff. Depending on the stiffness of the pile and determine the appointment of velor cover. So, for a house get soft velor, for offices – rigid. Cleaning and cleaning velor cover relatively easy. But velor has a significant drawback: it has dirt and traces of shoes.
For public places suitable coverage, called scrolling. This is a multi-level carpet with multi-colored hinges. Sometimes in order to make the scroll look somewhat more expensive, its loops are sheared. Relatively good carpet, which is also inexpensive. The disadvantage is rather heavy cleaning.
Carpet with the name of katlup apply in the bedrooms, for children. The hinges in this type of carpet alternate in the form of spots of low and sheared loops.
For saxony carpets, the main characteristics are elegance, style, comfort. This group of carpets is made from twisted yarn, which is then sheared. The result is a “grainy carpet”.
Frize has a twisted and high pile. This carpet is subjected to special heat treatment. After special treatment, the coating of the frieze hides well the traces of shoes and dirt. For cleaning it is better to use a washing vacuum cleaner.
Most of the carpet has a pile of nylon. Nylon provides coating durability, resistance to dirt, mold, abrasion. In addition, nylon fibers perfectly support the weight of the furniture. Nylon coatings are presented in various color solutions.
For polypropylene carpets, a rather lengthy technological treatment is required. The result is an inexpensive and high-quality carpet. The advantages include good wear resistance, durability, ease of cleaning, color fastness.
Polyester carpet has a thick, soft pile. Its advantages include water resistance, color stability and long preservation of the original look. Compared to nylon and polypropylene, this coating is not as durable.
The most expensive, luxurious, soft coating of natural wool. Wool carpet is available in many colors. This carpet covering needs regular cleaning with a vacuum cleaner and treatment with special products at least once every six months.