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Carpet Styles

Our carpets are created in either cut pile, loop pile or a combination of the two styles. The following information will help you to select the best style to suit your needs and create the look that you are after.

Cut Pile

Cut pile carpets are manufactured by cutting the yarn loops which produces an upright pile that has a more luxurious, formal look than loop pile.

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Cut Pile Plush

A soft velvet and even upright finish with a formal look

  • The pile is short and slightly twisted
  • Can display tracking from footprints and vacuuming
  • Sometimes called velvet or velour carpet

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Cut Pile Twist

A luxurious feel and a smooth textured finish.

  • The pile is highly twisted and lies in different directions
  • Hardwearing and maintain their finish, so ideal for high foot trafficked areas
  • Textured finish is less likely to show shading or tracking

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Frieze

A luxurious feel and stylish, less formal, shaggy appearance.

  • The long pile lies in different directions providing a deep texture
  • Extremely durable
  • Available in variations of thick and thin as well as long and short pile
  • Carpets with longer pile than Frieze are known as “shag piles”

Loop Pile

Loops of yarn create a stylish finish with a soft, smooth feel and can have a range of distinctive patterns created by a combination of higher and lower loops.

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Level Loop Pile

A distinct textured loop finish created by a simple loop.

  • Well suited to heavy trafficked areas
  • Do not show footprints

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Multi Level Loop Pile

A textured finish made using loops of various heights.

  • This style is also called High-Low Loop pile
  • Can be used in a random or sequenced design to create textures or patterns
  • Extremely durable

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Sisal

A textured loop pile in straight rows.

  • Comes in a variety of patterns and textures
  • Loop heights can vary to produce different patterns and textures

Combination Cut and Loop Pile

These carpets have a combination of cut and looped yarns and can create sculptured effects such as squares, swirls etc. Many different patterns can be achieve in a wide range of styles.

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Level Cut and Loop Pile

A stylish finish with a soft, smooth feel and a range of distinctive patterns created by a combination of level loop and cut pile.

  • Wide range of lineal patterns
  • Patterns can create the illusion of space in a room

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Textured Cut and Loop Pile

A stylish finish with a soft, smooth feel and a range of distinctive patterns created by a combination of level loop and cut pile.

  • Creates a visual affect with patterns
  • Has a textured finish