March 20, 2018
We buy felt pads to put on the bottom of our chairs but really don’t think of what an interesting product it is, so I’ve dug up a few facts about felt:
Felt can be made with both natural fibers, such as wool, and synthetic fibers like acrylic and polyester. Wool felt has these additional properties:
When buying felt keep in mind the job that the felt must do. In the case of floor protection, you want a felt that is soft but durable, that isn’t like wood (look out for those really hard felts that are out there) and ideally environmentally friendly (one that contains wool Like the Flexi-Felt).