room with triexta wall to wall carpet
Photo: Courtesy of Mohawk Flooring
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Triexta

One of the newest fibers to hit the market, triexta (sold under the brand name SmartStrand) combines the performance characteristics of polyester and nylon: durable, stain and soil resistant, easy to clean, colorfast, fade-resistant, and soft. Its made from a polymer, 37 percent of which is created from corn, a renewable resource.

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