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Decisions Underfoot

Lisa Kay
Publication date:
December 29, 2022
Article Summary: 

The article discusses the importance of carpeting in condominium refurbishment projects, focusing on factors that impact the cost, quality, and durability of carpets. It explains various carpet attributes such as face weight, density, fiber twist, and manufacturing methods. The article also compares different types of carpets like loop pile, cut pile, and cut and loop, as well as the differences between broadloom and carpet tile. Additionally, it highlights the significance of using low VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) industry-standard carpets and the Green Label Plus designation for commercial carpets to ensure low chemical emissions.


Condominium refurbishment, carpeting, face weight, carpet density, fiber twist, solution dyed, printed carpets, condo designers, fiber types, nylon, olefin, polypropylene, warranty, tufted carpets, loop pile, cut pile, cut and loop, broadloom, carpet tile, under pad, VOC, Green Label Plus designation.

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Lisa Kay
Decisions Underfoot
December 29, 2022
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