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Carpets

plush carpet

Home furnishings; Carpets

Plush carpets are distinguished by a weave that is smooth and dense. The actual cut of the pile is such that the appearance of the carpet surface gives the impression of perfectly manicured section ...

carpet

Home furnishings; Carpets

A piece of thick fabric, made in one piece or of lengths joined together, often woven in a pattern of colours, used for covering a floor,stairway, etc.

wall-to-wall carpeting

Home furnishings; Carpets

A carpet designed to cover a floor entirely.

nap 

Home furnishings; Carpets

A carpet or rug’s pile surface.

matte 

Home furnishings; Carpets

The entanglement of fibers and tufts that results from weight and high traffic.

loop pile 

Home furnishings; Carpets

A carpet style that has a pile surface consisting of uncut loops. May be woven or tufted. Also called "round wire" in woven carpet terminology. Great for high traffic areas.

fiber 

Home furnishings; Carpets

The basic material that carpet is manufactured from. Over 90% of all carpet made today is manufactured from synthetic fiber, predominantly nylon, but also olefin (polypropylene), polyester or ...

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