The most durable carpeting used to be nylon carpet for many years. MoHawk has
created a carpet fiber called Triexta that is as strong as nylon with many more benefits.
What is Triexta? Triexta is a synthetic carpet fiber made from polytrimethylene
terephthalate which has some similarities to polyester.

The best quality of a Triexta carpet is it is inherently stain resistant. It Is hydrophobic
and tends to not retain water based liquids. The carpet can be cleaned with just water,
which adds to the environmental qualities of this fiber. Nylon must be treated with
chemicals to be stain resistant.

Nylon is made from petroleum products, whereas Triexta is made from rapidly
renewable corn glucose. Some Nylon carpets are made with recyclable material.
There are far fewer volatile organic compounds released from a Triexta carpet, making
for a safer environment.

The warranties are far better on a Triexta carpet. They typically have a lifetime stain
and soil warranty, and a 25 year texture retention warranty. Nylon warranties are
typically 10 years.