Fitted Carpet: All You Should Know

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Fitted Carpet: All You Should Know

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This article will specifically focus on Fitted Carpet and is part of Zarif Carpets‘ collection of articles related to wall-to-wall carpets. Discover more articles related to the subject on our ‘All About Wall-to-wall Carpet‘ page.

If you are not familiar with the topic of wall-to-wall carpets, we recommend checking out our guide ‘Wall-to-wall Carpets: What You Should Know‘ first.

What is Fitted Carpet?

Fitted Carpet, also known as wall-to-wall carpet or Moquette, is a flooring option that covers the entire floor, reaching from one wall to the opposite wall. Unlike conventional carpets or rugs, which are typically used to cover specific areas, fitted carpet serves distinct purposes and offers varied applications. In the following sections, we will delve deeper into the world of fitted carpets, exploring their types and benefits.

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Types of Fitted Carpet

Fitted carpets come in four main types including tufted, needle-felt, carpet tiles, and artificial grass:

Tufted Carpet

A tufted fitted carpet (also known as tufted pile) is a type of carpet that is made by inserting yarn into a backing material. This process creates a soft, textured surface that can be used in both residential and commercial spaces. In the following two images, you can observe the structure of both loop and cut pile tufted carpets, gaining a clear understanding of the differences between these two primary subcategories of tufted fitted carpet:

loop pile carpet structure
Loop Pile Carpet
cut-pile carpet structure
Cut Pile Carpet

Needle-felt Carpet

Needle-felt wall-to-wall carpet (also known as nonwoven carpet or felt carpet) is a type of carpet that is made using a special technique called needle felting. In this process, synthetic fibers are mechanically entangled using barbed needles, creating a dense and durable carpet without the need for traditional backing material. Needle-felt carpets are known for their durability, stain resistance, and sound-absorbing properties. They are commonly used in commercial settings like offices, hotels, and public spaces due to their resilience and ability to withstand high foot traffic. You can find all our needle-felt carpets by clicking here.

A printed needle-felt wall-to-wall carpet
Needle-felt Carpet

Carpet Tiles

Carpet tiles are small, individual pieces of carpet that are usually square-shaped. Unlike traditional broadloom carpet that comes in large rolls, carpet tiles are designed to be installed in smaller sections. They are made by cutting full-sized carpets into smaller tiles and adding a stronger backing to them.

One of the main advantages of carpet tiles is their flexibility in installation. They can be laid down in various patterns, allowing for creative designs and easy replacement of damaged or stained tiles. Carpet tiles are commonly used in commercial spaces and offices because they are convenient, easy to install, and offer the flexibility to customize the look of a room.

Here are some of our carpet tiles (You can find all our carpet tiles by clicking here):

decotile10 carpet tile
Decotile 10
decotile06 carpet tile
Decotile 06

Artificial Grass

However artificial grass can be categorized as a tufted fitted carpet, we preferred to talk about that as one of the main categories of fitted carpet for some reasons such as different usage, technical specifications, production process, etc. from tufted carpets.

Artificial grass, also known as synthetic turf or fake grass, is a man-made surface that resembles natural grass. It’s typically made from synthetic fibers like polyethylene, or polypropylene, designed to look and feel like real grass. Artificial grass is used in landscaping, sports fields, and other outdoor areas where natural grass may be difficult to grow or maintain.

One of the key benefits of artificial grass is that it requires minimal maintenance compared to real grass. It doesn’t need watering, mowing, or fertilizing, making it a low-maintenance alternative. Artificial grass is often used to create green lawns in places with limited water supply or in areas where natural grass struggles to grow due to shade, poor soil, or heavy foot traffic.

You can find all our artificial grasses by clicking here.

What Are the Benefits of Fitted Carpet?

  • Comfort and Warmth: Fitted Carpets offer a soft and warm surface underfoot, providing comfort in both residential and commercial spaces, especially cut pile ones.
  • Sound Insulation: They act as effective sound absorbers, reducing noise levels within a room by absorbing sound waves and minimizing echoes.
  • Versatility in Design: With a wide range of colors, patterns, and textures, wall-to-wall carpets provide design flexibility, allowing for seamless integration into various interior styles.
  • Insulation Properties: Carpets contribute to thermal insulation, helping to maintain room temperature and potentially reducing energy costs.
  • Safety: The cushioning effect of carpets can enhance safety by reducing the risk of slips and falls, especially in homes with children or elderly individuals.
  • Aesthetic Unity: Creating a cohesive and unified look, wall-to-wall carpets contribute to a visually pleasing and well-integrated interior design.
  • Low Maintenance: Regular vacuuming and occasional professional cleaning are generally sufficient for maintaining the appearance and hygiene of wall-to-wall carpets.
  • Cost-Effective: Compared to other flooring options, wall-to-wall carpets can be a cost-effective solution, especially when covering large areas.
  • Allergen Trapping: Certain types of carpets can trap allergens, preventing them from becoming airborne and contributing to improved indoor air quality.
  • Durability: High-quality carpets, properly cared for, can be durable and withstand heavy foot traffic, making them suitable for both residential and commercial settings.

Final Words

Fitted carpets are seamless floor coverings that extend across an entire room, providing a uniform and cozy surface. These carpets are installed from one wall to another, eliminating the need for separate rugs. They offer insulation, sound absorption, and a versatile aesthetic, making them a popular choice for residential and commercial spaces.

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