https://rugchick.com/2012/01/02/cheap-synthetic-rugs-what-you-need-to-know/

Jan 2, 2012 ... Wool is the best fiber on the planet for rugs. ... The synthetic fibers, olefin (aka polypropylene), polyester, and acrylic, are being used ... These people would be wrong, because the low cost rugs end up having a high cost that ...

https://www.thespruce.com/olefin-polypropylene-carpet-fiber-2908797

Feb 28, 2019 ... Learn the facts about olefin (polypropylene) carpet fiber, including stain resistance, cost, durability, and the best uses of it in ... It is far less expensive but it doesn't last as long as other fibers and has poor resistance to soiling.

http://ask.metafilter.com/169579/Olefin-area-rug-good-or-bad

We're looking at getting a new area rug and we've found several that we like, but they're made of Olefin/polypropylene. This rug will be maybe ...

https://gimmethegoodstuff.org/choosing-a-non-toxic-area-rug

Oct 3, 2018 ... Don't despair (and/or hate me for being the messenger of bad news, are usual!). There are some safe and beautiful non-toxic rugs out there.

https://thebestorganiclifestyle.com/are-polypropylene-rugs-safe-toxins-in-synthetic-rugs

Dec 28, 2017 ... Looking to buy a polypropylene rug, but not sure if you should? Are these rugs safe? ... ​Poor resilience and prone to crushing. Treated with ... The best place to buy your handwoven rug is ECarpert Gallery. They have a huge ...

https://www.loveyourrug.ca/area-rug-blog/all-you-need-to-know-about-synthetic-rugs/

Wool is THE best fiber you could ask for a rug. ... Wrong. This IS bad because the abundance of low-cost rugs only makes us end up with high-cost rugs. ... A synthetic polypropylene, acrylic, or polyester rug usually costs $5 per square foot.

http://www.carpetprofessor.com/new_page_23.htm

There are several other fiber to choose from, but all have their good and bad ..... nylon carpet, Sorona carpet, PTT carpet, olefin carpet, Polypropylene Carpet, ...

https://acstylesdesigns.com/about/articles/item/21-natural-vs-synthetic-rugs-what-are-the-pros-and-cons

Jul 6, 2010 ... Though wool carpets are expensive, they are a better value. When cared for properly they can last up to 50 years or more! Wool is soft and ...

https://www.carpetcaptain.com/rug-guide/rug-materials-comparison/

Note: I think it's best to at least take a look at the pros and cons of each rug ... One of the most common rug materials is wool, and that's not a bad thing. .... Olefin and polypropylene are used interchangeably in the carpet industry to refer to the  ...

http://flooring-innovations.com/pros-cons-synthetic-carpet-vs-wool-carpet/

Jul 20, 2017 ... But deciding which type of carpet is right for both your budget and your ... Polypropylene (a.k.a. olefin) – has poor resiliency, which can lead to ...