Wool is an excellent sound absorber and can reduce noise by up to 55%, creating a more relaxing environment.
Due to the millions of wool fibres in textiles such as carpets, curtains and cushions, wool is one of the most effective materials for controlling noise indoors. The complex make-up enables it to absorb sounds over a wide range of frequencies making it a popular material in shared spaces such as offices, libraries, hotels, and homes.
It takes skill and great wool to make an awesome carpet. It all starts on our farms where most of the hard work is done by our sheep. It takes most a year for a sheep to produce a fleece. Sheep convert grass into wool as part of a natural carbon cycle, we humans borrow the wool during its life as a carpet.
This little video shows how we get from lush green grass to a carpet for your home.
Growing Wools of New Zealand fibre is actually reducing greenhouse gas, which is kind of cool.
Our wool is great for the environment. Wool is a rapidly renewable and 100% biodegradable material.
Recent studies show it also helps to keep the planet cool.
Wool is made by sheep. Sheep eat grass (which traps C02) and turn it into wool, which contains 51% carbon, and then there are the trees...
You can breathe easy thanks to wool’s natural air filtering capabilities, trapping allergens like dust and pollen.
Wool carpets are completely safe for asthma and allergy sufferers.
As a brand, Wools of New Zealand is recognised the world over. A distinctive mark of provenance and trust, it lets consumers know that only the very finest, most authentic wool has been used in a product.