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Loop Carpet

Some types of carpets, such as cut and loop carpets, can match any home or business owner’s flooring needs. Loop carpets provide a unique look to flooring thanks to their distinctive pile design. Learn more about loop pile carpets and their potential benefits for your property.

What Is Loop Carpet?

While a cut pile carpet has its fibers cut on the surface, a loop pile carpet uses uncut, continuous loops of fiber to create a distinctive knotted appearance. The loops give this carpet a sleek, low-profile look while offering excellent durability. You can find loop carpets with consistent or varying pile heights for a variety of look and texture options.

The loop pile category also contains variations such as Berber loop carpet. Berber is a popular loop pile design with chunky weaves and flecks of color throughout. 

All loop pile carpets are highly durable, making them perfect for high-traffic areas of a house or business. Some carpet designs may also blend cut and loop piles to create unique textures.

Is Loop Carpet Right for Me?

Before you decide to install a loop carpet in your home or business, be sure you understand its characteristics. Loop carpets have pros and cons like any other style.

Some of the pros include:

  • Resilience: Loop pile carpets often contain strands of different synthetic fibers. These components help strengthen the carpet to make it resilient against staining, soiling or crushing. 
  • Durability: Loop carpets are quite durable. They can hide soil and are less prone to furniture indentations, footprints or track marks from vacuuming.
  • Versatility: You can discover a diverse range of loop pile carpet designs to complement your home’s aesthetics. Explore different textures, colors and patterns to find the perfect look.
  • Ease of care: Any spills, dust, debris or soil that falls into the carpet will stay on the surface rather than penetrating deep into the fibers. This design feature makes cleaning easy.

Though loop pile carpets have many advantages, there are disadvantages as well. Notably, the loop pile style will not look as sleek as a cut pile, so loop carpets are considered more suitable for casual areas.

Explore Our Loop Carpet Brands

At Metro Flooring Contractors, we strive to provide the best flooring options for clients throughout Washington, D.C., Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. When you come to us, you can browse a vast selection of loop carpets from top brands like Shaw, Mohawk and more.

Our team will help you find the best loop pile carpets for your home or business. Get started today by scheduling a free on-site consultation.

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