What Is Carpet Pile? And What Do You Need To Know When Shopping For Carpet?

Construction & Contractors Blog

If you are currently shopping around for new carpet, you might have noticed that it is labeled according to its pile. The pile is the type of loop used for the carpeting. Yard is looped with a backing material in order to make carpet, but each type of carpet is looped differently. The type of loop and how the angle is cut can change the pile. Not only is there a low pile, medium pile and high pile for carpeting, but there are different types of piles.

29 December 2014