When we are looking for a carpet for our home, we face with the dilemma of choosing between natural and synthetic fibres.
Synthetic ones are the most popular materials used in the manufacturing of carpets – 97% are artificially produced. The most commonly used are polypropylene, acrylic, polyester and viscose. However, after the nylon came into fashion in the 1970s, there was a withdrawal when people realized that this material was far from practical and comfortable. Natural fibres were reinstated as classier and more durable. Another drawback of synthetic ones is that they are not resistant to heat and are highly inflammable. In addition, artificial materials are not so pleasant to the touch as natural ones. Continue reading “What to choose – Natural or Synthetic Fiber Carpet?”