Carpet Styles


There are six basic styles of carpet. They are: Textured, Frieze, Pattern, Saxony or Looped. Carpet Direct can help you choose the best carpet styles for your home or office.

Textured Carpet

Textured carpetTextured carpet has alternating twists of yarn that give the carpet a track-less feature which minimizes foot prints and vacuum marks. It can provide formal or informal beauty to any room, and allows for decorating ease because of its versatility to be used throughout the entire house. There are a wide variety of thicknesses and colors available.

Frieze Carpet

Frieze carpetFrieze carpet is known for it’s tightly twisted yarn which helps to increase durability and performance. It’s informal or casual look minimizes foot prints and vacuum marks and helps to hide seams. This carpet style comes in colors that are solid, slightly flecked, or densely flecked to fit any home’s decor and lifestyle.

Pattern Carpet

Pattern carpetPatterned carpet is a low pile carpet constructed with a combination of cut and looped yarn which create a wide array of patterns. Patterned carpets create a feel of high fashion and style regardless of whether the room is casual or formal in its decor. The low pile height and dense construction increases the performance of the carpet by reducing signs of wear.

Cable Carpet

Cable CarpetCable carpet is characterized by a thick bulkier yarn with a longer pile height. It comes in colors that are solid, slightly flecked, or densely flecked to fit any home’s decor and lifestyle. A thick heavy feel and causal texture minimizes the visual appearance of seams.

Looped Carpet

Loop carpetLooped carpet or “Berber carpet,” is known for all of the yarns being looped together. The low pile and looped construction increases it’s ability to resist wear making it suited for casual rooms with lots of traffic and activity. Looped carpet does not require constant vacuuming for upkeep making this an easy-to-maintain product.