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Carpet Glossary U

unitary backing

A heavy application of latex is applied to the back of the carpet, and a secondary scrim is not used.

unlevel dye application

Unlevel dye application occurs when more/less dye is applied to various lengthwise areas across the width of the carpet. This can be caused by a number of dye equipment malfunctions.The area of unlevel dye application may be darker or lighter in color depending upon the type of malfunction.

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Every carpet installation should begin with the best quality carpet padding (carpet cushion) that you can afford. Carpet pad selection is essential to carpet performance. Carpet padding (carpet Cushion) density and carpet padding thickness each contribute to carpet performance.

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