A combination of cut fibers and loops create patterns and textures that are characteristic of Patterned Carpet offered by Empire Today®. Also known as Cut & Loop or Sculptured Carpeting, the color may be solid with tone-on-tone visual interest created from high and low profiles of fibers. Style meets function in Pattern Carpet, making it a popular choice for formal and informal areas alike. Learn more about Pattern Carpet.
Pattern Carpets are also known as Cut or Loop Carpet. Many Pattern Carpets feature a combination of looped and cut fibers to create patterns and textures. The construction of the Carpet’s surface creates multi-level sculptured designs. Selectively cutting off some loops creates a distinct appearance and texture different from other styles of carpet. Patterns can range from structured grids, lattices, abstract lines and geometric shapes.
Each type of Carpet fiber possesses distinct characteristics. Fibers can influence price, color and performance. Your Empire Today® Sales Representative can explain your options for each style of Carpet. These may include:
You can further enhance your new Pattern Carpet with Empire Today's padding options. To reduce the transmission of noise through the floor that underlies your carpet, support the material with noise-dampening padding. To increase the underfoot softness of your Pattern Carpet, a supple rebond padding provides additional comfort. By reducing the potential for pile crushing in high-traffic areas, our padding options can markedly extend the life of your Carpet. Work with your Sales Representative to choose the right padding thickness for your home.
Have a cat or dog? We have a special pet-friendly pad designed with pets in mind. Empire® offers a PUP (Pet Urine Protection) Carpet pad manufactured with a moisture barrier to help resist penetration of accidents and spills.
To maximize the life of your Pattern Carpet and ensure the best possible look for your home, we recommend an easy-to-follow program of maintenance:
For more tips, visit our Carpet Product Care area.