There are four types of carpet construction, but this is not an indicator as to how long the carpet would last or how much it would cost. Traditionally, carpets used to be an investment that most homeowners would expect to last for 20 to 30 years. But Axminster and Wilton constructions known the trade were overtaken in sales by tufted carpets which provide high quality carpet in graphic and plain styles to suit a wide range of budget and tastes.
This does not mean the woven Axminster and Wilton has been on their way of extinction. This is because these carpets are very popular especially in areas where design flexibility and longevity are a huge part of the buyer’s purchasing decision.
Including the popular constructions like Axminster and Wilton, woven carpets woven are produced by enormous looms which weave together the bobbins of carpet yam as well as the backing. The final result is intricately patterned creating a floor that provides supreme comfort and luxury with high performance.
Tufted carpets are highly famous with the domestic division and the technology used in making it is relatively new when it comes to the methods of manufacturing but compared to the traditional methods when it comes to the speed is more suitable carpet for homes. Pre-woven support gets yarns tufted to it. The needles are pushing the yarn through the backing which is then held in place with the underlying loopers. The tufted carpets are taking on a number of forms and the velvet, twist pile or loop piles are considered the most popular. The twist pile types are made when there is one or more fibers are being twisted in the process of tufting so in the final carpet, they would look to be bound together.
The velvet pile carpets to possess short pile heing as well as much tighter construction which give the completed article a velvety, smoother appearance. The loop pile types of carpets are known for their hard wearing texture. Hand-knotted carpets are using the expertise of weavers to make the finest quality work. The traditional rugs are usually featuring a deliberate mistake on behalf of the weaver in guaranteeing their authenticity.