Our carpets are created in either cut pile, loop pile or a combination of the two carpet types. The following information will help you to select the best carpet type to suit your needs and create the look that you are after.
Cut pile carpets are manufactured by cutting the yarn loops which produces an upright pile that has a more luxurious, formal look than loop pile.
A soft velvet appearance and even upright finish that make for a formal look.
The pile is short and slightly twisted
Sometimes called velvet or velour carpet
Can display tracking from footprints and vacuuming
A smooth and luxurious looking finish, similar to plush pile but with a higher pile height and a little more twist in the yarn.
Fibers are densely packed together for a luxurious look.
Can display tracking from footprints and vacuuming.
A luxurious feel with a more textured finish.
The pile is highly twisted and lies in different directions
Hardwearing and maintain their finish, so ideal for high foot traffic areas
Textured finish is less likely to show shading or tracking
A luxurious feel and a stylish, less formal, almost shaggy appearance.
The long pile lies in different directions providing a deep texture
Made in variations of thick and thin as well as long and short pile
Carpets with longer pile than Frieze are known as “shag piles”
Loops of yarn create a stylish finish with a soft, smooth feel and can have a range of distinctive patterns created by a combination of higher and lower loops.
A distinct textured loop finish created by a simple loop.
Well suited to heavy traffic areas
Does not show footprints
A textured finish made using loops of various heights.
This style is also sometimes called High-Low Loop pile
Can be used in a random or sequenced design to create textures or patterns
A textured loop pile that is made in straight rows.
Comes in a variety of patterns and textures
Loop heights can vary to produce different patterns and textures
Usually a thicker loop pile in neutral shades from browns to beiges with occasional flecks of different shades throughout.
Thicker than usual loops of yarn
Hard wearing with flecks that can hide soiling
Can also be a made as a cut pile
Combination Cut and Loop Pile
These carpets have a combination of cut and looped yarns and can create sculptured and patterned effects such as squares, swirls etc. Many different patterns can be achieved in a wide range of styles.
A stylish finish with a soft, smooth feel and a range of distinctive patterns created by a combination of level loop and cut pile.
Wide range of patterns are available
Patterns can create the illusion of space in a room
A textured finish with distinctive patterns created by a combination of level loop and cut pile at different pile heights.
Creates a visual affect with patterns
Has a textured finish