Pros and Cons of Nylon Carpet

Pros and Cons of Nylon Carpet

If you’re considering new carpet for floors in your home or office, you might wish to understand the pros and cons of nylon carpet.

One of the biggest considerations in any carpet purchase is the carpet's durability. You want a carpet that stands up to daily wear and tear and still manages to look good for years to come. Nylon carpet is known for being very durable. This fiber is resilient and easily bounces back from compaction. So, it doesn’t easily hold compression marks form vacuums or foot traffic.

Another great quality of nylon carpet is that it resists stains better than many other carpet fibers. No carpet can resist any stain fully, but a nylon with good stain resistance sure doesn't hurt. Nylon ranks high in its ability to resist all stains. So, you can worry less with spills and dirt marks when you install nylon fiber carpet in your home or high traffic areas.

There is a wide variety of nylon carpet styles, textures, and patterns to choose from. As a result, there’s a high likelihood that you will find your ideal carpet in all areas of your home.

Affordability is an advantage of nylon carpet. Nylon is more affordable than many other carpet fiber materials such as polyester or wool.

There are also a few downsides of nylon carpet. Nylon carpet may produce static electricity in dry climates more than other materials.

While nylon boasts a number of benefits over other carpeting types, it is not the softest fiber on the market. If your carpet's softness is a top priority, there may be better options better suited to your needs.

Universal Carpet, Inc. carries many great carpet options, brands, designs, and price points for all your tastes, needs, and preferences. Whether you want nylon, wool, polyester or other types of flooring, you can find it at our showroom located in South Elgin, Illinois. We have been in business for over 30 years and have many happy customers in the Chicagoland area. We look forward to helping you improve your home with new floors.