If you have chosen to go with carpet flooring whether it is for your home or office space then you are probably overwhelmed by the amount of styles of carpet there is to choose from. Each carpet style has its own functionality and understanding what each style can provide is the key to deciding what is going to be the best choice for your space. If you don’t know where to start, Jupps Floor Coverings has got you covered. We have compiled a list of carpet styles for you to consider.
Loop pile carpet is a style of carpet that utilizes uncut loops of yarn and is weaved into an up and down pattern. Being a more practical and hard wearing style of carpet, loop pile would be used in areas with high foot traffic as it does not discolour from footprints, hides soil and is very durable. Loop pile carpet comes in 3 variations.
Level Loop is constructed from tightly aligned loops at uniform length and is perfect for any high foot traffic areas
Also referred as high-loop or sculptured loop is a style of carpet made from different pile heights to create a textured appearance. This style of carpet is most suited for medium to high foot traffic areas.
Cut pile carpet is loop pile carpet that has had the piles cut half way through the manufacturing process to achieve a softer and comfortable result. This style would typically be used in lower foot traffic areas including bedrooms and living rooms where we generally prioritize comfort over practicality. There are 2 variations of cut pile carpet.
Cut pile plush have the ends of the loops cut off to achieve an even surface providing a soft velvet finish.
As simple as it sounds, this style of carpet is extremely versatile and combines the best of both worlds to achieve a durable yet soft to touch surface. There are 2 variations and come in many different designs and patterns.
Level cut and loop pile combines level cut and loop pile to achieve a soft to touch and stylish finish but on a linear level. This style of carpet can create an illusion of space in a room and is most suited to living rooms.