Wool Flooring Benefits

Learn about Wool and its array of benefits as a carpet and rug.

Best Wool Carpet Brands

Not all carpets and area rugs are made alike, and many home owners are surprised to find that out as they begin their floor buying process. At McLeod Carpet One, we bring you only the best quality in carpets and area rugs, that’s why we suggest you take a look at our wool collection.

Karastan’s Interior Designer Jon Call talks about their 100% New Zealand wool. Karastan is just one of many brands that make wool carpet that we carry in our showroom.  

Is Nylon or Wool Carpet Better?

Wool is a natural fiber and a 100% renewable resource as it comes from the coat of a sheep. Wool is naturally durable, resilient, and comfortable. Read below to see a breakdown of the benefits of wool.

Wool Wall to Wall Carpet

Wool’s natural crimp makes it a resilient fiber that holds its retention, so heavy furniture won’t leave a permanent indent. It “wears gracefully” making it look newer for longer. Because wool is a natural fiber, it absorbs dyes and retains them staying vibrant for longer. Due to the oils found in wool, it can resist stains and is even fire retardant.

What is the Benefit of a Wool Rug?

Wool carpet is considered an investment not due to its cost, but due to the fact that you will have the same wool carpet in your home for years longer and most other fibers. Wool is an energy efficient product, helping regulate temperature in the home by keeping a room cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Referring back to the natural oils in wool making it stain resistant, means you spend less time worrying about keeping it clean. Wool’s best selling point is that it is renewable and recyclable.

Wool Flooring Benefits

The natural look of wool and the way it feels by hand or underfoot cannot be replicated by synthetic fibers. Its softness is appealing to the eye and allows for a comfortable cozy look on your floor. Wools natural luster and ability to slightly reflect light makes it look elegant and embodies a peaceful background.

Now that you know more about wool carpets and area rugs, your next steps are choosing the right look that suits your home. Be sure to stop by our McLeod Carpet One showroom in Bloomfield Hills, MI or give us a call at 248-494-8841.

 

 

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