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Carpet Guide

Carpet has an unmatched look and softness that cannot be replicated by any other material. Advanced technology in the carpet industry has given carpet the ability to resist stains, moisture, and even long-term wear. No longer fear for your carpet, and get back more time in your day. Having a beautiful carpet in your home that is also durable and functional can make your home more enjoyable to spend time in, and you’ll spend less time cleaning.

When it comes to style options, carpet is the most versatile compared to other flooring options. You can select from several different colors, shades, patterns, and types. We carry the latest in carpet trends so come check them out at our showroom.

Watch the video below to learn about how to choose a carpet style that is right for you.

Expert Advice - Choosing a Carpet Style

Jim Aaron, our VP of Merchandising for Carpet One Floor & Home, shares some information on the different carpet styles that are available.

Types of Carpet

Carpet types have different functions and all perform in different ways. Some carpet types are more durable and can handle daily wear and tear, while other carpets are ultra-plush and soft to the touch. We carry several different carpet types and are bound to have a carpet that is perfect for your home. We also carry tough stain resistant and even waterproof carpets such as Tigressa H2O.

Carpet comes in five main types: level loop, patterned, textured, frieze, and plush.

Level loop carpet has a dense, low profile, which makes it great for heavily-trafficked areas.

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Patterned carpet is made of loops and cut fibers of varying heights, resulting in unique patterns.

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Textured carpet has longer fibers resulting in a casual look that's great for home settings.

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Frieze carpet has long, twisted yarns, and these create dimension and sensation underfoot.

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Plush, or velvet, carpet has a more formal appearance because of its thick construction.

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Types of Carpet Fibers

Carpet is made up of fibers that are twisted into piles. These fibers play a major role in how a carpet functions in your home and can be made of synthetic or natural materials. Nylon is one of the most popular synthetic fiber options because of its top quality performance. There is also polyester, olefin, and triexta, all of which are synthetic options. Then there are natural fibers such as wool. Wool is one of few natural fibers and is considered an eco-friendly option because of its sustainability. It is also a hypoallergenic option which is great for homeowners who suffer from allergies.

Where Can Carpet Be Installed?

Carpet today is durable and can stand up to even the toughest challenges. The most common spaces carpet is installed include bedrooms, living rooms, dens, and children’s playrooms. If you choose a stain resistant carpet you can install it almost anywhere in your home including hallways, on stairs, and in some cases a finished basement. We recommend avoiding installing carpet in bathrooms, kitchens, and laundry rooms due to the amount of humidity and moisture.

Our Carpet Selection

Valley Carpet One Floor & Home in Van Nuys is your local expert when it comes to carpeting. You’ll find a collection of name brands and Carpet One exclusives such as Lees, Tigressa, and Innovia.

  1. Lees carpet

    Lees carpet offers a leading warranty.

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  2. Tigressa H2O waterproof carpet

    Tigressa H2O features a waterproof construction.

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  3. Innovia carpet

    Innovia combines style and performance.

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Types of Carpet

Loop, pattern, frieze, plush...which is the right choice for your setting? Learn about the different carpet types that are available to you.

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Carpet Installation

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