Texture: Durable Tuft
Backing: Gel / Latex (Anti Slip)
Material: 100% Polypropylene (Stain Resistant)
Wear Rating: Heavy Domestic
This hall carpet runner is made using needle punch technique. A needle punched carpet is manufacturing process that involves lots of short staple fibres being stuck together whilst punched with a barbed needle, hence the name needle punched. Typically, this type of carpet is used in offices, schools, airports etc. It has very little that can go wrong with it, they do not pull or snag, nor do they tread down or flatten.
The pile of this carpet runner is extremely durable and will not flatten down as there is no pile to do so. Due to the cleverly woven construction of this pile, this is great for pets as the runner is pretty much indestructible. It has been classified as a heavy domestic product, this means that it is suitable in high traffic areas in all domestic locations, especially the hallway.
This floor runner has a latex, gel backing. It is the gel backing that makes this runner non slip and allowing it to not move on hard flooring such as Wood, Vinyl or Ceramic tiles. It is also anti slip on carpet but the effectiveness depends on the thickness of the carpet it is sat on. The thicker the carpet, the less effective it will be. Whilst being non slip, the backing is also 100% waterproof and rot proof. This ensures that the carpet will not shrink or wrinkle once it dries out from being wet. This carpet runner is ideal for hallways, kitchens and caravans.
The texture of this carpet is fairly coarse, it has a firm feel and offers little comfort. This product is not made to be luxurious, it is made to be very durable and practical. The carpet is made using a fibre called Polypropylene. Polypropylene is a man-made fibre that has fantastic properties and advantages. This carpet 100% bleach proof and stain resistant. It is also resistant to fading from the UV sunlight. It is anti-static and moth proof. The product has a low radius of ignition and has been hot nut tested to comply with (BS 4790).
This is the most indestructible man-made gel back carpet runner that we sell at runrug.com. If you want a low maintenance product that will look great and will last for many years then this is the product for you.