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


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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