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Berber Carpet

Definition: Berber Carpet

One of the most durable and unfluffy carpets, berber uses heathered yarn that is tightly looped for a flat, firm surface. You'll often find berber used in offices and other commercial spaces, as well as in residential spaces — such as utility rooms and basement playrooms — that get a lot of traffic, since it's very easy to clean.

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lanuchan lanuchan 9 years
i love berber
Lissiebug Lissiebug 9 years
I think I had this carpet in my preschool :)
sgdish sgdish 9 years
Don't really care for the look and it's not as soft as regular carpet...I prefer hardwood with an occasional rug for softness!
LyzzNY LyzzNY 9 years
i have this in my basement that we just finished a few months ago.. berber is great for areas where the kids will be...
marley11 marley11 9 years
right! i have this in my sunroom and after kneeling or sitting on it for a while, its painful and leaves an angry imprint on your skin.
c0rkie c0rkie 9 years
but they're not as soft right?
radarkitty radarkitty 9 years
I married a flooring contractor and have been taught (not by choice) about every flipping type of floor there is. We had berber at one point, and if you get the good stuff, it can be quite fabulous!
Andrea-Beckum Andrea-Beckum 9 years
Don't pay any attention to decorating "don'ts"...usually what's "out" this year is what's "in" the next.
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