Carpet Fibers - Godfrey Hirst - Which Carpet?

Fiber Types

The appearance, texture and longevity of a carpet are largely determined by its fiber type. Carpets come in both natural and man-made fiber types.

Carpet Fibers - Which Carpet - Godfrey Hirst Wool

Wool

A natural fiber from sheep, wool is renewable and sustainable.

  • Wool carpets have a natural and soft luxurious feel.

  • The unique fiber structure is strong and hard-wearing and provides natural protection to help resist staining and soiling.

  • Wool carpets absorb noise so are quiet and naturally flame retardent so are safe.

  • Wool's natural properties help keep your home cool in summer and warm in winter.

  • Wool fibers are natural, renewable and biodegradeable.

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Carpet Fibers - Which Carpet - Wool Blends

Wool Blends

Wool, mixed with a synthetic fiber.

  • Wool blends are usually 80% wool and 20% synthetic fiber but also come in a variety of other ratios.

  • Wool can be mixed with a variety of different fibers to create different attributes.

  • Offer the natural appearance, resilience and luxurious feel of wool in combination with the cost effectiveness found in synthetic fibers.

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Nylon

Nylon

  • Provides lasting beauty and performance

  • Made with a promise of quality and innovative fashion

  • EasyClean provides long-lasting stain and soil protection that keeps your floors looking newer, longer and makes them easy to clean

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Polyester

A durable synthetic fiber that provides great performance in your home.

  • Beautifully soft and are well suited to low traffic areas.

  • Provide good colorfastness.

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SmartStrand

Permanent built-in stain resistance and Nanoloc spill and soil protection make it easy to clean

  • Exceptional durability preserves the style, beauty and appearance.

  • Carpet fiber made in part from renewable plant-based materials; OEKO-TEX(r)

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SmartStrand Silk

Enjoy all the benefits of SmartStrand Forever Clean combined with the added luxury of supreme softness.

  • In SmartStrand Silk, each strand of carpet is packed with 700 silk-like, stain-resistant fibers.

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