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On the market today there are many different carpet fibres available, each have different properties and you can find a short quick guide below.
At Kingston Carpets we have a huge selection of samples to meet your needs and we deal with nearly all of the UK suppliers for your convenience.
Whether you require a traditional pure new wool Axminster or a modern recycled eco friendly solution, Kingston Carpets can offer all of these and many more.
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CarpetWool is the most commonly used natural carpet fibre in the world and is traditionally recognised as the best fibre for use in carpet. Used on its own in a pure 100% form or blended with manmade fibres to improve its wearability. Naturally flame retardant, wool has good appearance retention, Very good wear properties, is environmentally friendly, a sustainable fibre and also soft to the touch.
CarpetNylon is commonly used as a blend fiber with wool but sometimes used on its own.

The advantages of nylon are: It is extremely hard wearing, easy to clean, very high abrasion resistance and excellent stain and soil resistance.
CarpetPOLYPROPYLENE also used on its own or for blending is a strong fibre, which has very good wearing and stain resistant qualities. It's also very good value for money. The advantages of polypropylene are: It is hard wearing, stain resistant, easy to clean with very good colour fastness properties.
CarpetPOLYESTER is a fiber that is soft to the touch and a lustrous appearance making it an ideal product for bedroom and bathroom. It also has good stain resist and wear qualities. Commonly used in deep pile carpets. The advantage of polyester it’s light and bulky, with good wear properties, a lustrous appearance & good stain resistance.
CarpetPlastic bottles are recycled into a polyester yarn transforming a cheap waste product into a quality woven carpet. Made for the environmentally conscious consumer this is a clean and green alternative. Many colours are available and the fibre is naturally stain and wear resistant.

Also old carpet can be ‘down cycled’ for re use into many other applications
CarpetAt Kingston Carpets we offer many different types of underlays to suit your personal requirements, from the traditional wool felt to the modern lightweight foam, of which many use recycled fibres, which gives you excellent insulating and sound reducing qualities.
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