Printed Carpet – Carpet with pattern applied by methods similar to printing flat textiles and paper.
Plus Carpet – A smooth, dense, cut pile carpet in which individual tufts are only minimally visible, and the overall visual effect is a single level of fiber ends.
Plush Carpet – A smooth, dense, cut pile carpet in which individual tufts are only minimally visible, and the overall visual effect is a single level of fiber ends.
Plank Flooring – Wood flooring made of long boards more than 3 inches wide.
Pile – The visible wear surface of carpet, consisting of yarn tufts in loop and/or cur configuration. Sometimes called the face or nap of the carpet.
Pickled Floors – The result of rubbing white paint into previously stained and finished wood flooring for an informal or more casual look.
Parquet Floors – Flooring made up of wood that is laid or inlaid to create patterns, most often geometric ones.
Outdoor Carpet – Carpet designed to be used outdoors on patios, walks and decks. Usually made of polypropylene to withstand the weather and ultra-violet rays of the sun, most outdoor carpet is designed for glue-down installation.
Oriental Rug – Handwoven or hand knotted rugs native to the Middle or Far East available in many patterns and known for their colorations. Many machine-made rugs, made using Oriental rug designs, are also referred to as Oriental rugs.
Mosaic Tile – Small ceramic tile – hard porcelain or glass, glazed or unglazed – mounted on a backing for ease of installation. Often mosaic tiles are used to create designs for walls and floors.