As long as there is grass to graze on, every year sheep will produce a new fleece, making wool a renewable fibre source. Woolgrowers actively work to safeguard the environment and improve efficiency, endeavouring to make the wool industry sustainable for future generations.
At the end of its useful life, wool can be returned to the soil, where it decomposes, releasing valuable nutrients into the ground. When a natural wool fibre is disposed of in soil, it takes a very short time to break down, whereas most synthetics are extremely slow to degrade.
The protective waxy coating on wool fibres makes wool products resistant to staining and they also pick up less dust as wool is naturally anti-static.
A Safe Solution - Flame Retardant
Wool is naturally safe. It is not known to cause allergies and does not promote the growth of bacteria. It can even reduce floating dust in the atmosphere, as the fibre’s microscopic scales are able to trap and hold dust in the top layers until vacuumed away. Thanks to its high water and nitrogen content, wool is naturally flame-retardant, and has a far higher ignition threshold than many other fibres, will not melt and stick to the skin causing burns, and produces less noxious fumes that cause death in fire situations.
Every Cavalier carpet is made to exacting standards using the finest yarns and are so covered by a 2-year manufacturing guarantee, in line with the Carpet Foundation's Code of Practice, which is in turn, approved by Trading Standards UK.
In addition to our 2-year manufacturing guarantee, some of our wool carpets carry wear warranties of 10, 15 and 20 years.
Our 100% wool and wool blend carpets benefit from our highest wear warranties due to the inherent recovery properties in wool that ensure they look better for longer.