The Benefits of Jute Backing

The vast majority of wool rich tufted carpets now have a synthetic backing. However, at Penthouse Carpets we have a policy of sourcing only the finest raw materials.

At Penthouse Carpets we only use traditional natural jute backing on all of our carpets. Jute is the golden silky fibre produced from the stems of the Corchorus plant, which has been cultivated in India and Bangladesh for centuries and is the mostly widely used natural fibre after cotton.

Integrating the fabric woven from this natural fibre into our carpets is not only good for the environment; it’s sustainable, biodegradable and recyclable. Jute is easier for your fitter to work with too, being flexible, strong and resilient, so those sometimes tricky areas on stairs for example, don’t present a problem.