Olefin, or polypropylene, carpet is a synthetic carpet fiber that is used frequently for outdoor rugs or areas where moisture/mold are a possible issue.
Nylon carpet is generally considered the most popular carpet fiber on the market today.
Wool carpet is the most common natural carpet fiber on the market today. It is considered a luxury carpet fiber because it is more expensive and higher maintenance compared to other synthetic carpet fibers on the market.
Moisture padding is padding that has a moisture barrier on the top to prevent liquids from spills, pet accidents, and other liquids from getting into the padding and the subfloor. It has the added benefit of helping to protect your padding and subfloor from water damage.
Since carpet is one of the most common flooring options out there, it is no surprise that many false myths are floating around about it.