Carpet Fibers & Installation

Carpet Fibers

At Denver Carpet & Flooring, you can choose from five basic carpet fibers, each with its own unique features and benefits. From durable fibers that can withstand the heaviest foot traffic, to luxurious, elegant carpeting with the softest texture, there’s a carpet fiber that’s ideal for any room in your home.

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  • One of the most popular and well-known carpet fiber types, as well as one of the strongest and most durable.  
  • Man-made, synthetic fiber
  • Colorfast, with great color flexibility and uniformity
  • Stain-resistant, durable, long-lasting, and resistant to mildew
  • Resilient, with the ability to quickly bounce back even after it has been flattened
  • Suitable for any room, and can be used in commercial and residential settings
  • Moderately priced, it could be more expensive than other fiber options
  • Available in Berber, frieze, patterned, and plush & textured styles
  • Can fade when exposed to too much sunlight, unless it is solution dyed nylon. (or just take the whole line out)
  • Ideal for rooms that experience heavy foot traffic from kids and pets


  • Also known as PET
  • Affordable and budget-friendly, yet fashionable (particularly when compared to nylon carpet or wool carpet)
  • Available in a variety of colors and textures
  • Boasts rich color clarity and colorfastness, along with a luxurious feel
  • Built-in stain resistance makes it easy to clean and maintain
  • Resistant to mildew
  • Can be made from recycled materials for eco-conscious consumers
  • Modern polyester carpet is more durable than it used to be, but may be susceptible to being crushed and worn down over time, especially if there’s a lot of foot traffic
  • Available in Berber, frieze, patterned, and plush & textured styles


  • Also known as Olefin
  • Appears similar to wool carpet, and commonly showcases looped styles
  • Stain-resistant, mildew-resistant, moisture-resistant, and fade-resistant  and therefore used in many indoor/outdoor applications
  • Easy to clean and suitable for areas with a lot of foot traffic
  • Features strong, vibrant color that doesn’t fade, even when exposed to bleach, sunlight, and chemicals
  • Colorfast because the fibers are solution dyed (the color is built into the fibers)
  • Typically more affordable than natural fiber options like wool, and also less expensive than polyester and nylon
  • Less durable than other synthetic fibers, so may become crushed or matted
  • Available in mostly Berber (looped) styles.

Triexta Polyester (PTT)

  • Also known as Smartstrand, this is a newer carpet fiber
  • Long-lasting and more resilient than regular polyester fibers
  • Eco-friendly options available
  • Soft texture for comfort underfoot
  • Contains built-in stain and soil resistant technology, so spills are easy to clean because it is solution dyed
  • Fibers don’t absorb moisture
  • Colorfast, these fibers resist fading, even when exposed to sunlight
  • Priced competitively with Nylon, so great for all budgets
  • Available in Berber and patterned styles frieze and textured as well


  • An eco-friendly fiber that’s made from natural, renewable, recyclable, and biodegradable wool
  • Comfortable and luxurious feel underfoot, and soft to the touch
  • Strong and built to last, with excellent elasticity to preserve its appearance for longer than other carpet fibers
  • Absorbs moisture, helping to control the humidity level in a room
  • Available in many colors
  • Flame resistant
  • Able to hide dirt better than synthetic carpet fibers, but less stain resistant than some synthetic fibers, so cleaning spills promptly is recommended
  • Can fade when exposed to too much sunlight, and fibers may shed
  • More expensive than other carpet fiber options
  • Available in Berber, frieze, patterned, and plush & textured styles

Choose the Carpet Fiber That’s Right for Any Room!

At Denver Carpet & Flooring, you’ll find a varied selection of beautiful carpet fibers that will match your design preferences and your budget. Our carpet experts can help you weigh the pros and cons of your many options so you can make the right choice for any room in your home.

Then, when it’s time to install the carpet of your choice, we’ll take care of preparing your floors, using the right padding, cutting the carpet to size, and installing it, so you don’t need to worry about a thing.

Plus, we can make your shopping experience convenient and fun by bringing carpet samples right to your home. We’ll even take measurements, provide a detailed quote, and get your carpet installed quickly.

Contact us or schedule a free estimate today to see our carpet fibers for yourself.   

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Denver Flooring Tip

Each of the carpet fibers available can be a wonderful addition to any Denver home.

Nylon, for example, is a great fiber for busy families who want a carpet that will be durable and easy to maintain, while polyester can be a more affordable alternative that offers similar benefits for those on a tighter budget.

Polypropylene is a great choice for active individuals who want a carpet whose color won’t fade over time, and it can be a good option for those who like wool but can’t afford it. And, speaking of wool, homeowners who want to add a luxurious element to their design scheme are sure to be impressed by this fiber, which even helps keep your indoor environment comfortable despite outside temperatures and humidity.

Finally, there’s triexta, also known as smartstrand(™), which combines many of the attractive qualities of other carpet fibers, such as durability and colorfastness. Plus, it’s an ideal flooring option for Denver homeowners who are seeking a soft texture that’s also eco-friendly.

Are you ready to browse the many high-quality carpet fibers available so you can choose the one that will suit your home and family best? Contact the experts at Denver Carpet & Flooring today!







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