Want Something Soft Underfoot? Choose Carpet Flooring

Design Options Cut pile carpet is one of the most popular types of flooring and is perfect for bedrooms, hallways, dining rooms, and dens. The durability of cut pile carpet is dependent upon the type of fibre used, the amount of twist in the yarn, and the density of the tufts in the carpet. Textured cut pile carpet is designed to avoid showing vacuum marks or footprints. This type of carpet is manufactured using tightly twisted fibres that are crimped using heat. The resulting multi-coloured effect helps to mask stains, which makes this soft carpet option a great choice for basements, rec rooms, and areas where small children might spill. Frieze carpets are soft with a bold and contemporary look. This type of carpet is made with short yarn fibres that are twisted for a slightly curled appearance. Like textured cut pile carpet, frieze carpet does not show footprints and vacuum marks. Frieze carpet is a popular option for bedrooms, but suitable for wherever comfort and cushioning is a priority. Material Options Wool carpet is soft, luxurious, and environmentally friendly. It has great stain resistance, as long as it is treated immediately after a spill. In addition, wool is also naturally flame retardant. As a premium material, wool carpet costs significantly more than other options. If wool is out of your price range, nylon is an affordable alternative that is almost as soft. Nylon carpets are known for their soil resistance, colour fastness, and durability. Unlike wool, which can hold up to 10 times its weight in moisture and is thus susceptible to mildew growth, nylon is mildew resistant. Explore Your Options Family owned and operated since 1961, Tony’s Flooring Centre has been voted “Best Carpet/Flooring Store in Etobicoke” with Gold/Platinum honours since 2004. If you’re looking for soft carpet flooring for your home, the experienced staff at Tony’s Flooring Centre will be happy to help you choose the product that best fits your needs. Call us at 416.255.9631 to learn more.]]>