The look and performance of a particular carpet will be determined by its construction. Broadloom carpet is made either by "tufting" or "weaving". Within each category, there are machine-loomed and hand-made varieties.
Each type of carpet construction offers different pros and cons; learn more about how carpets can be made, and which might be the right fit for your needs.Learn More
Wool has been the standard in floor coverings for centuries. The majority of the carpet produced in the United States today contains one of six pile fibers: nylon, polypropylene (olefin), acrylic, polyester, wool, or cotton. Synthetic fibers make up more than 96% of the fiber used by the U.S. carpet industry.
Each type of carpet fiber offers different pros and cons; learn more about carpet fibers, and which might be the right fit for your needs.Learn More
Most consumers don't pay much attention to carpet backing and padding options, but these elements can have a significant impact on the feel and performance of a particular floor covering.
Learn about the benefits of padding, and the different types of products available.Learn More
How should you care for your new carpet, area rug, or hard surface flooring material? It actually varies by material, fiber, construction, and manufacturer.
Here you can find links to Use & Care instructions for many of our products.Learn More
Each type of hard surface flooring offers different advantages and disadvantages. From cost to durability to water-resistance, learn about the various types of hard surface floor coverings and which one might be the right fit for your project.Learn More