Polypropylene such a big name for a little ber.

Polypropylene is a ber oftern used in rugs or carpets with lots of color because it has incredibly rich color that holds its vibrancy over time. It brings together the strength of construction with the beauty of color. Polypro- pylene is wear resistant and easy to maintain making it a favorite. Let’s dive a little deeper.


Polypropylene, also known as olen, is a type of synthetic carpet ber that is known for its aordability, mois- ture resistance, and durability. Polypropylene is often the main ber in rugs because its bers are similar to natural wool, sisal and other carpet bers. They are often used as a synthetic wool substitute. Polypropylene is versatile you can use them both the indoors and outdoors.


Affordability: Polypropylene carpet is generally less expensive than other types of synthetic carpet, such as nylon and triexta, and is a good budget-friendly option.

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Moisture resistance: Polypropylene bers are resistant to moisture and are a good choice for damp or humid environments, such as basements and outdoor patios.


Durability: Polypropylene bers are strong and durable, making them resistant to crushing and wear. They are also resistant to static, making them a good choice for homes with pets


Stain Resistance- Polypropylene does not absorb water, it’s a solution dyed ber. Solution dyeing is when the color is actually built into the ber when it is formed. Therefore the color can not be removed as it is a part of the ber. The color in polypropylene will not fade, even when exposed to direct sunlight, bleaches, chemicals or atmospheric contaminants.


Care and maintenance: Polypropylene carpet requires regular vacuuming to remove dirt and debris and should be professionally cleaned every 12-18 months to maintain its appearance.


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