Nylon is durable, stain-resistant when treated, and can be used in any type of carpet. Its durability makes it great for high-traffic areas. It’s also generally higher in cost than other types.
Olefin is a stain-resistant, but delicate fiber that’s available in Berber carpet exclusively. It’s an economical choice that’s best used in low-traffic areas.
Natural wool fibers are highly durable, long lasting, and versatile. They can be used in any type of carpet, although they’re prone to fuzzing and staining. Wool is generally the most costly fiber.
Polyester carpets take dye well, so they’re colorfast. They’re stain-resistant, durable, and can be used in any type of carpet.
Mohawk’s exclusive Smartstrand offers stain-resistance that’s engineered into the fibers. It also rivals Nylon in terms of durability, resiliency, and versatility. Learn more >