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Best carpet for high traffic areas

Consider fiber, type of pile, and stain resistance when choosing the perfect carpet for high-traffic areas in your home. And keep in mind that any carpeting that can stand up to a great deal of foot traffic is child-and-pet-friendly, too. Mohawk SmartStrand carpet, for example, is backed by an All Pet Stain Warranty. Owen Valley Flooring is a carpet store in Spencer, Indiana, that offers the trendiest flooring styles and a selection of window treatments. Our team of flooring installers is second to none, and our designers are known for their creative flair.

Toughest fibers

Nylon is the most popular carpet fiber. That's because it's durable and resilient, which means it bounces back after compression from footsteps and heavy items. Equally, strong triexta is a newer fiber that has proven to be an excellent alternative to nylon. Hydrophobic triexta is inherently stain-resistant, while nylon is treated for stain resistance in the factory.

Carpet pile

Carpet is created by looping fibers onto a backing. These looped fibers, which can be short or long, can be cut at the tips to generate more carpet styles. Cut pile carpeting is softer underfoot than loop pile carpet styles. Pile refers to the density of fibers along with the length of the fiber strands. If maximum durability is your top objective, choose short loop pile carpeting.

Owen Valley Flooring, which opened in 1987, is a Mohawk ColorCenter Elite dealer. As a Five-Star retailer, we can deliver an unbeatable level of service and expertise. We bring our products and services to Indiana, including Bloomington, Martinsville, Cloverdale, Cloverdale, and Indianapolis. We provide residential and commercial floor covering installation, free in-home measurement, and design consultation. Please stop by our showroom in Spencer, where our flooring specialists can assist you with your carpet flooring upgrade.