About Triexta Carpet

ABOUT TRIEXTA CARPET

triexta carpet

Is it time to replace your carpet in your home? There are several factors to consider when it comes time to purchase carpet for your home. You will want to understand all of the factors and be aware of certain benefits and negatives of each type of carpet fiber.

Champion Chem-Dry provides professional carpet cleaning to homes and businesses in Tampa, FL and we feel we can offer our customers in-depth and extensive information when it comes to discussing carpet fibers.

We want you to be 100% informed before you determine which carpet fiber you want to install in your home. That’s why we’ve written this current series of blog posts on drycarpetcleaningtampa.com.

In our past two posts, we listed some of the benefits of polyester carpet and the benefits of nylon carpet. In this post, we want to offer some details about a lesser known carpet fiber.

Today’s post is all about triexta carpet.

TRIEXTA CARPET BENEFITS

Learn more about triexta carpet below:

WHAT IS TRIEXTA CARPET?

We first feel we should explain what triexta carpet is as it is a relatively new type of carpet fiber available for purchase. Triexta is very similar to polyester. The root chemical of triexta is PTT which is the same as polyester. However, there are several differences between triexta and polyester that will share.

COLOR

The color of triexta carpet is closer to the appearance of nylon than it is to polyester. You will notice a triexta carpet does not offer the same luster or shine you see from polyester. Instead, the surface of triexta carpet has a more matte appearance that is often associated with nylon.

STAINING

One of the main benefits of triexta is its stain-resistance. The reason triexta is so stain-resistant is because it is hydrophobic and does not absorb liquids or moisture. This is because triexta features similar chemicals as the type of clothing that is “dry-fit” or moisture-wicking.

You can clean a common stain on triexta carpet with just water because the stain itself will not set deep into the carpet fibers. For deep cleaning, schedule an appointment with Champion Chem-Dry to remove soil and restore resiliency.

You will also notice that triexta carpet is fade-resistant to and maintains its color for several years after installation.

ECO-FRIENDLY

Triexta is much more eco-friendly than nylon or polyester because it is made from corn glucose instead of from petroleum. This is a major advantage when it comes to its impact on the environment and local ecosystem.

DURABILITY

The best part of triexta is that the fiber is almost as durable as nylon carpet. Nylon carpet has long been considered the best carpet for durability but now in 2017 triexta isn’t far behind. The fiber is extremely resilient and able to be installed in high traffic areas and homes with several inhabitants and children and pets too.

COST

Homeowners will love the benefits of triexta carpet even more when you discover the price is cheaper than nylon carpet. You have to pay more for triexta than for polyester but you receive the durability benefits of nylon too.

We recommend you call Champion Chem-Dry 12 months after your triexta carpet is installed to apply our stain protectant solution and remove bacteria and soil from beneath the surface of the carpet.

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