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Carpet could be best for your Long Beach area home

 
Many areas can make good use of carpet. It's not only an attractive option but has a variety of durable features that can be beneficial even in high-traffic areas. The outstanding attributes of carpet don't stop at appearance and performance, however. If you're not currently familiar with these options, be sure to read along for more great information. We'll find out how well these characteristics match your own needs and preferences.
 

Carpet and high traffic areas

 
You might be surprised to find that carpeting makes an excellent addition to your most visited spaces. For instance carpet tiles are a perfect fit, especially when durability and beauty are equally as important. One of the best things about the tile feature is that, if damaged, you need not replace flooring throughout the entire room, but only those that are damaged.


Shaw Floors Carpet offered at B&B Carpets and Flooring in Cypress, CA


Dreamweaver Carpet is offered at B&B Carpets and Flooring in Seal Beach, CA


Anderson Tuftex is offered at B&B Carpets and Flooring in Huntington Beach, CA


Godfrery Hirst is offered at B&B Carpets and Flooring in Cerritos, CA


 
 
 
 

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Choose our Cypress showroom as your carpet solution

 
B&B Carpets and Flooring is a carpet store that serves the communities of Cypress, CA, Seal Beach, CA, Huntington Beach, CA, Lakewood, CA, Cerritos, CA, Garden Grove, CA, Stanton, CA, Los Alamitos, CA, Torrance, CA, and Long Beach, CA, all from our Cypress, CA showroom. There, you'll find associates who are dedicated to your complete satisfaction, no matter your flooring project or project size. With exciting materials and services geared to meet extensive homeowner requirements, you're sure to find the options that will give you an impeccable flooring experience. Visit us today to find carpet you'll enjoy for years to come.
 

Comparing carpet fibers

 

Polyester (PET) carpet fibers


Polyester offers exceptional softness and color clarity, and it is also naturally stain-and-fade-resistant. Thanks to technological advances in yarn processing and improved carpet construction techniques, polyester's purported weakness as a performance fiber has been largely overcome.
STRENGTHS:
  • Inherently stain and fade resistant
  • Excellent color clarity and uniformity
  • Exceptional softness
  • Value

WEAKNESSES:
  • Not as resilient or durable as Nylon

Nylon carpet fibers


Nylon is the most versatile of all fibers, providing excellent durability and flexibility in creating a variety of distinct styles. Nylon is the most commonly used type of thread and can be found in a wide range of both cut pile and loop pile styles. It also has great color flexibility and uniformity, and many nylon yarn systems are exceptionally soft.
STRENGTHS:
  • Most durable and resilient of all carpet fibers
  • Wide variety of construction and styling options
  • Receptive to dyeing for color versatility and uniformity
  • Innovative softness

WEAKNESSES:
  • Not inherently stain-resistant, but may have stain and soil resistance treatment applied
 
 
 
Luxury carpet in Cypress, CA from B&B Carpets and Flooring
 
 

Polypropylene (Olefin) fibers

 
Unlike other fiber types, polypropylene will not absorb water and must, therefore, be solution dyed (pigmented) to impart color. Solution dyeing is a process in which color is actually built into the fiber when it is formed, making the color an inherent part that cannot be removed from the thread. This means the color will not fade, even when exposed to intense sunlight.
STRENGTHS:
  • Inherent stain and fade resistance
  • Performs well in appropriate constructions
  • Good value

WEAKNESSES:
  • Lack of resiliency
  • Limited styling flexibility
 

PTT (Triexta Polyester) fibers

 
PTT (Polytrimethtlene Terephthalate) is a polyester fiber. With excellent durability and built-in stain and soil resistance, Triexta fiber resists stains and wear without sacrificing the softness of your carpet installation.
STRENGTHS:
  • Durable and resilient
  • Inherently resistant to permanent staining

WEAKNESSES:
  • Cannot be treated for repellency or dry soiling
  • More difficult to consistently process in plants (yarn difficulties, etc.)