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Why manmade carpet materials are always worth considering

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Not too long ago the allure of a brand new woollen carpet was the be all and end all of British homes. But in 2018, times are quickly changing and more homeowners are looking towards carpets comprised of manmade materials, which generally consists of nylon or polypropylene.

But what are the benefits of such a carpet comprised of manmade materials?

Expense

When you’re buying a new home, there’s likely no other time in your life when you will spend such a large amount of money.

If you happen to be on a budget, the great news is that carpets made from polypropylene are less expensive than wool carpets, which means that if you’re looking to save money, manmade carpets are the way to go.

It’s very durable

Much of the time when people talk about the durability of floors, hardwood flooring is probably the first type of flooring that comes to mind.

The truth is however that polypropylene flooring is a very durable, resistant to general dirt, and very easy to clean. Whereas wool yields only a moderate stain-resistance, you have to be very careful about what you use when cleaning it, and furthermore, it is also susceptible to attack from moths.

Another benefit of purchasing manmade carpets is that polyurethane low-level loop-pile carpets are also resistant to direct sunlight, which means that they will not fade if fitted in a brightly lit room.

Finally, manmade carpets are extremely efficient at recomposing themselves after receiving a lot of heavy traffic, which makes them absolutely perfect for hallways and living rooms.

The only thing that we would not advise, is laying a manmade carpet near an open fire, or places where there is chance that it would come into contact with any kind of ash.

It feels just as good

One of the many celebrated attributes of wool is of course how soft and comfortable it can be under foot.

For a long time, manmade carpets were seen as inferior, but thanks to advances in technology and manufacturing, the truth is that now there is discernible difference between wool and polypropylene when it comes down to how it feels.

Phenomenal choice

Our carpets are versatile in their styles and we only work with some of the best and most celebrated carpet brands in the flooring industry.

Including the likes of both Westex Carpets and Mohawk, we are able to supply our customers, both commercial and private, with some of the best styles and design choices in the UK.

If you want to know a little more about our splendid range of manmade carpets, or anything else to do with carpeting, contact our Leeds store on 0113 218 6210, or our Wakefield store on 01924 362 642.

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