Both polyester and nylon carpet are excellent choices for busy homes with lots of traffic and are usually placed in areas where pets and children often play. It's durable, has incredible visuals, and provides a decent lifespan.

However, there are specific differences between the two, and the question often arises as to what that difference is. Let's find out about a few of them now.

Carpet flooring for so many spaces


Carpet works well in various spaces, primarily because of the different fibers you can choose in this product line. Today, we're concentrating on the difference between nylon and polyester.

If you're looking for excellent durability that stands up to daily wear, nylon is a perfect choice even with pets and children in the home. Its extraordinary resilience, or "bounce-back" capability, is one of the biggest reasons for its performance.

Polyester has excellent durability, thanks to its hydrophobic fibers, which resist liquid. It's also soft and comfortable, with some products offering excellent eco-friendly options, manufactured with recycled fibers.

When it comes to comparing these two fibers, there is no "winner." Each material has its own set of characteristics, and one is likely to match your specific needs more closely than the other.

Please stop by today to let us know how we can help you pick the perfect floor covering for your home.

Choose your carpet at our Augusta, GA store


At A&D Carpets & Hardwood, we proudly offer a variety of flooring fibers that are sure to meet your needs for both décor and durability. All you have to do is stop by our Augusta, GA showroom to speak with a professional flooring associate who can help match your specific requirements to the perfect materials.

When you're ready to get serious about your flooring project, be sure to visit us to find out more. If you're a resident of Martinez, Evans, Augusta, or North Augusta, we'll make sure you get the best carpet flooring.