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Nylon vs. Polyester: Which Material Is Best?

Great question! There isn't really a 1-2-3 easy answer for which fiber is best. It has a lot to do with the application and what performance you need from the carpet. Let us see if we can do each fiber justice.

Nylon is considered to be the best wearing fiber, yet also the most expensive and some would even go so far as to say over priced. It has NO stain resistance and has to be chemically treated to resists stains. This adds costs for the chemical and...

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BCF  an abbreviation for Bulked Continuous Filament yarn referring to synthetic fibers in a continuous form.  BCF yarn can be used in cut or loop pile construction.

Beck Dyed  a method of batch dyeing carpet.  A piece dye method.  The carpet is sewn into a loop, then hung on a large reel in the dye beck unit which moves the carpet through the dye.  This process is continued for a set time and achieves excellent color uniformity throughout the carpet.

Carpet Cushion
(also called padding) this is the...

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BENEFITS OF CARPET CUSHION
According to the Carpet Cushion Council, separate carpet cushion offers the following advantages to carpet installations:

Carpet cushion can add a useful life to a carpet
A common misconception made about cushion is that you can save money by increasing the pile weight of a carpet and eliminating the cushion. Actually, a cushion may result in more useful life in some carpet applications than slightly heavier unprotected carpet can offer.

Carpet is seldom replaced because i...

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Artificial Turf - Another term for artificial grass.

Base
- Used to refer to the ground immediately below the artificial grass.

Defibrillation
- This simply means to brush synthetic turf in the opposite direction to its turf lean. Defibrillation can be done manually with a rake and/or push broom or mechanically with a motorized sweeper. Turf defibrillation gets out many of the 'unwanted' qualities that synthetic turf has when it's 'hot off the presses' from the manufacturer.

Turf defibrillation wi...

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Answer 'Yes' to the following questions and you're probably a good candidate for artificial turf.

Do You Have Dogs that Destroy Your Grass?
You can't grow grass. Your yard is always dirty and messy. Your dogs are constantly digging in your yard. And the list goes on. You simply can't keep a healthy-looking lawn (or any lawn) in your yard.

Is Mud in Your House an Issue?
Besides having a muddy yard that looks bad and that you can't use, you can't keep your kitchen and other areas of your house clean b...

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