Xtreme Pro Clean – Scott Frederick

Scott, our carpet cleaning expert, educated us about types of carpet.

Carpet Type
Pros
Cons
olefin
  • least expensive
  • solution-dyed for longer lasting color
  • resistant to stains

  • uncomfortable
  • typically used in commercial applications
  • easily crushed with limited texture retention
  • attracts dirt

wool
  • non-toxic
  • hypo-allergenic
  • comfortable
  • resilient
  • impenetrable to stains

  • most expensive

Polyester
  • easy to dye
  • fairly inexpensive
  • fairly soft
  • stain resistant
  • plush

  • made from plastic bottles

Nylon
  • very durable
  • limited colors
  • second most expensive
  • bounces back after steam cleaning