Major strengths of buying wool carpeting include:
- Wool is is protein based and made from animals. It is naturally flame resistant and used commonly in hotels and casinos
- Wool is the most resilient of all the fibers, you can walk on it thousands of times without it breaking. This means the carpet will spring back to its original position after walking on it.
- Wool acts like a heating ad cooling system on its own. Keeping the humidity even during the summer while absorbing water giving a ” cooling ” effect.
- Because you can’t see through it this fiber hides soil well, soil mainly stays on top of the surface making vacuuming efficient. Anti-static is also a main benefit of wool.
To be sure of buying the highest quality wool products consumers can look for some trade organization logos: Woolmark, Wools of New Zealand and Woolsafe.