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A loop pile carpet, is, as it's name suggests, compiled of a number of loops, as opposed to a number of tufts, This gives a unique appearance to the carpet, and is particularly popular to those requiring a 'natural' look.
The best quality loop piles are made from 100% Wool, giving a unique natural look, combined with a soft feel and natural 'bouncebackability'. Care must be taken to avoid spillages with 100% Wool carpets, as they can be difficult to clean
A 100% Nylon or Polypropylene carpet will give the unique look of a loop pile carpet, with the benefit of being able to successfully clean many stains and spills. However, this composition of carpet may tend to flatten after a while.
The appearance of a Loop pile carpet is it's major benefit. This is what differentiates it from a more conventional tufted product, and is what attracts a lot of people to purchase this option.
As Loop pile carpets are generally harder to clean, we would recommend some form of stain protection is applied to the carpet. Regular vacuuming is, as with all carpets, absolutely necessary
Professional installation is even more important with Loop pile carpets, to ensure the product is fitted at the correct tension, therefore enhancing the wear levels and life expectancy. Joining loop pile carpets can be especially tricky.