Saturday, October 20, 2012

Natural Fibers for Area Rugs

Everything you need to know about Natural Fibers in Area Rugs

Cotton

Natural, soft fiber.

Sometimes used as thread for the base of a rug

Easy to clean and maintain



Sisal Wool


Natural fiber

Stems from the agave plant

Highly sustainable

Does not attract dust and is static free

Jute

Shiny, vegetable fiber

One of the most affordable fibers

Second to cotton as the most produced vegetable fiber

Durable, low thermal conduction, and antistatic make it a popular choice

Wool

The most commonly used natural fiber in rug production

In rug production, wool usually refers to the fibers from sheep

Fiber diameter is the single most important wool characteristic, determining price and quality

Wool rugs will shed initially, but subsides over time 4a

1 comment:

  1. Please call Americarpet at (305) 945-2973 for more information. We serve all of Fort Lauderdale and Broward County. As well as Miami-Dade county.

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