Berber carpet is a popular choice for high traffic spaces in Bloomington, Minneapolis & Richfield homes thanks to its durability and stain resistance.shutterstock_121471495 (1)

Background

Today, “Berber” is a term often used to describe any loop carpet. The term Berber technically describes a certain type of loop carpet with a thick yarn and flecked color scheme (usually a light tan color with darker accents). These carpets originated in North Africa, where tribes used wool and camel hair to create rugs, carpet and cloaks.

Styles & Designs

Today’s loop or Berber carpet is most commonly made from nylon, wool or olefin fibers. Because of its low pile and dense loops, Berber can withstand heavy traffic and still look great.

Loop carpets can come in a variety of different looks….solid color and all one length loops, multi-colored and multiple length loops (creating a great pattern or textured look) and anything in between. Years ago, loop carpets were generally relegated to basements and indoor/outdoor settings. Today, with all the fashion-forward loops, and thanks to some real advancements in softer carpet fiber technology, loop carpeting is showing up in bedrooms, family rooms and every other type of room where carpet is generally used.

Expert Installation from Floor Coverings International Bloomington

With so many Berber carpet styles, colors and patterns available, there’s sure to be a perfect one for your home. If you are looking for a loop or Berber carpet, give us a call at Floor Coverings International of . Your design associate at Floor Coverings International of Bloomington, MN is trained to evaluate your space and figure out the right color, pattern and texture for your space.

The installation team will make sure that key considerations like seam placement (where the seams are positioned in the room) are taken in to account and your new carpet looks perfect.

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For more information on Berber carpet, or to compare varieties, contact the experts at Floor Coverings International of Bloomington, MN today. We are proud to offer free consultations in the greater Bloomington, Minneapolis & Richfield area.

“Berber carpet is a hardy flooring choice, with durability and stain-resistance that holds up well to dirt, debri, and traffic. So many of our customers love it!” – Matt Swarthout, Owner

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