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Types of carpet


Tufted or woven, cut or loop pile? Read more

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Which fibre is best?


Wool, nylon or polypropylene? Read more

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Carpet durability


Choosing a carpet that will keep its looks. Read more


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    Note: this report does not contain test results or brand recommendations for carpets – it is a general buying guide only.


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    A carpet is one of the most expensive buying decisions you’ll make. Our guide explains what to look for.

    You want a carpet that keeps its appearance and will last at least 10 years? There’s more than just the fibre to consider. The way a carpet’s manufactured (its “style”) and how much foot-traffic it gets will also influence how well it keeps its looks.

    Note: this report does not contain test results or brand recommendations for carpets – it is a general buying guide only.