Carpet cushion extends the life of your carpet. By reducing pile-height loss and pile crushing, carpet cushion can help keep a carpet new-looking and thereby stretch its usable life span. In addition, cushion imparts resiliency and resistance to pressure, which contribute to a carpet's feeling of luxury or firmness of tread you desire.
Additional benefits of carpet cushion:
- Extends carpet life
- Adds comfort and performance
- Reduces impact on floor by one-half
- Absorbs more sound
- Improves overall thermal insulation
- Provides added luxury
There are 3 types of carpet cushions. Most are available in varying weights, densities, and thicknesses to accommodate your desired feeling underfoot and level of traffic.
Prime: Similar to the type of cushion used in furniture, mattresses, and car seats. Recommended for light to moderate traffic.
Bonded or Rebound: Made from recycled foam. Most often features a surface net for easy installation and improved performance.
Waffled: A soft, resilient cushion with a luxurious feel.
Flat: A firm, dense cushion often used in large commercial applications and with loop carpet.
Natural: Made with felt, animal hair or jute.
Synthetic: Made with nylon, polyester, polypropylene, and acrylics.
Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.