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Mohawk Carpet Fibers

Learn more about the different aspects of Mohawk carpet fibers.

Selecting the Best Carpet Fibers for Your Home

Selecting the best carpet fiber for your home can seem like a daunting task. However, Mohawk has created a chart to assist you in comparing the attributes and benefits of each carpet fiber available today.

Because Mohawk is the world’s largest flooring manufacturer, we are the only carpet manufacturer to offer carpeting made from all five fiber types.

At Mohawk, we know that the right fiber contributes to the right carpet to meet the needs of your busy home and hectic lifestyle. And while carpet construction plays a significant role in the performance of carpet, in similar constructions, fiber type can make a big difference, so it’s important to compare your options.

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Find the Right Fit For Your Home

Mohawk Brand
Triexta Nylon Polyester Polypropylene Wool
Appearance Retention Excellent Excellent Good Good (in loops) Excellent
Stain Resistant Excellent* Very Good** Excellent Excellent Very Good
Soil Reistant Very Good Very Good** Good** OK Very Good
Eco-Friendly Excellent(1) Good Excellent(2) OK Excellent(3)
Value $$$ $$$ $$ $ $$$$

*Triexta – the only fiber with permanent, built-in stain resistance

**Nylon requires topical stain treatment

(1) Mohawk triexta fiber is made with 37% renewable materials

(2) Mohawk polyester is made with up to 100% recycled plastic bottles

(3) Premium fiber made from sheep wool

Mohawk Hardwood Flooring

Made To Perform

Ready For Life’s Surprises

To further assist you in selecting the best carpet fiber for your home, Mohawk has categorized our carpet into the designations of Stain Free, Wear Free and Worry Free.

  • Stain Free

    These carpets provide
    exceptional stain resistance.

  • Wear Free

    These carpets provide proven
    durability & time-tested quality.

  • Worry Free

    These are the ONLY carpets that offer
    both stain and wear-free benefits that
    provide you with a Worry-Free choice.

Premium Soft Fibers

Luxurious & Easy To Clean

When it comes to softness there is no comparison. Each SmartStrand Silk yarn contains more than 700 luxuriously soft “silk-like” fibers. That’s 3X the fiber of any competing ordinary soft nylon!

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A soft, plush carpet gives you that same irresistible comfort throughout your home. Each Wear-Dated Embrace yarn is spun from TWO TIMES the fiber of ordinary soft carpet , resulting in extraordinary plush comfort.

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If you’re excited about installing luxuriously soft carpet in your home, Mohawk shares your excitement! We have outlined simple reminders around taking great care of your new soft carpet.

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Eco-Friendly Carpet Fibers

Green & Clean

SmartStrand carpet is made with DuPont Sorona renewably sourced polymer, which is made in part from actual corn. It uses less energy to produce and marks the first time that a luxuriously soft carpet offers durability and stain protection, while also making less of an environmental impact.

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SmartStrand Silk fibers are made in part from corn sugar. By using rapidly renewable resources, we reduce our dependency on petroleum. Every seven square yards of 40-oz. SmartStrand Silk we produce saves the energy equivalent of one gallon of gasoline when compared to an equal amount of nylon.

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With up to 100% post-consumer recycled content, EverStrand allows you to select the options you want with the certainty that every choice is a sustainable one. EverStrand consumes zero virgin petrochemical resources and utilizes even the by-products from the manufacturing process.

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Your effective and environmentally-sound cleaning solution, let FloorCare Essentials do the dirty work. Friendly to people, pets, and the planet, FloorCare Essentials serve and protect your home, allowing you to no longer fear the unexpected spill.

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