Shedding

Shedding

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What you need to know

Most shedding is a normal characteristic of a carpet that is manufactured using staple yarn. Staple yarn is made up of short 6-9 inch-long filaments that are spun into a continuous yarn. Since the filaments are not continuous, shorter filaments within a cut pile tuft are not secured into the latex bundle. They are held in place only by the twist in the yarn. Traffic and vacuuming will work the shorter filaments loose. This loss of staple filaments will generally subside within …..

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