A carpet can be made using different materials like Wool, Cotton, Leather, Jute, etc. All these materials have different properties and features that give a carpet its identity.
- • Carpet made of wool are resistant to wear and tear and can look like new for years.
- • Give warmth to the room and also absorb moisture up to 40% of their weight.
- • Extremely soft and comfortable to walk on.
- • Reflect light in different directions and hence are not very shiny.
- • Prevent accumulation of static electricity.
- • Cotton carpets hold their shape well and do not get disfigured easily.
- • They are cheaper than wool and silk carpets.
- • Cotton as a fabric has ‘breathing’ property. It absorbs and releases moisture quickly.
- • Easy to clean and washable. They also have low drying time.
- • Soft on touch and comfortable to walk on.
3. Leather/ Natural Hide
- • Natural hide or animal skin is used.
- • They are sturdy and have a long life.
- • Look very rich and sophisticated. They make any room look luxurious and are good at emphasizing the social status of any owner.
- • Soft on touch and are stain resistant.
- • Jute carpets are environment friendly due to their recyclable nature.
- • They are sturdy and stain resistant.
- • Due to low cost of fabrication, these carpets are cheaper.
- • Ideally mimics natural silks and provides a cheaper alternative of Silk carpets.
- • These carpets acquire polish with ease and preserve their texture and color for a long time.
- • Soft and rich feel with a shiny texture. They look bright and colorful.
- • Pile doesn’t get tramples under weight and regains its shape quickly.
- • Silk gives a very shiny and lustrous look to carpets.
- • Look elegant and have a distinctive high gloss shine.
- • They have an incredible natural property displaying different colors when viewed from different angles.
- • No allergies associated with silk.
- • In spite of its delicate and fragile appearance, they are very sturdy and reliable.
- • Light weight and resistant to shrinkage, surface abrasion and fracture.