Most carpets were made on weaving machines prior to tufting. Weaving created beautiful designs and intricate patterns. Though the process was slow, making wall to wall carpet was out of reach for many people. Today, the tufted carpet manufacturing process produces the majority of all wall to wall carpet. Tufting is able to produce these patterns at a fraction of the costs of … [Read more...] about Tufted Carpet Manufacturing Process
Carpet cushion tests methods are used for the evaluation of carpet pad (cushion). The industry has developed a number of carpet cushion tests methods for evaluating carpet cushion. These evaluations have resulted in a better carpet pad being offered to the consumer. Many wall to wall carpets will experience premature failure as a result of cushion (pad) failure. … [Read more...] about Carpet Cushion Tests Methods for Evaluating Carpet Pad
Laying Modular Carpet Tile Patterns Modular carpet tile patterns a great benefit for those that want more than just a solid or quarter turned appearance. With modular carpet tile patterns it is possible to use virtually unlimited color combinations and designs. When choosing modular modular carpet tile patterns there are a number of directions that the tiles can be turned, … [Read more...] about Modular Carpet Tile Patterns
Carpet Cushion, Carpet Pad, What's the Difference? Is carpet cushion carpet pad? Cushion, pad, lining, or underlay are all synonymous terms used to describe any type of material that is placed under the carpet. A cushion carpet pad adds comfort, absorb shock, reduce noise, increase insulation, and improve the performance of a carpet. While all of these names are synonymous … [Read more...] about Is Carpet Cushion Carpet Pad?
Why is My New Carpet Turning Different Shades? There are many types of carpet shading complaints. Carpet shading is a localized alteration in the orientation of the pile. Shading occurs as the result of randomness in pile lay direction. Shading will be seen on both wall to wall carpets and rugs. The physical cause of shading is due to the difference between light … [Read more...] about Carpet Shading, Footprints, Pooling