Ah, carpet. It’s attractive, it’s soft and comfy, it reduces noise and it makes a great flooring choice for many of the rooms in the house. But despite carpet being a terrific flooring option, many shy away from it because they feel that when carpets get damaged, it’s time for a replacement. However, the truth is, there are many options for carpet repair.
This article will take a look at some common types of carpet damage and how you can restore the carpets in your home.
Burns and Holes
If you get a burn or hole in your carpet, it’s not the end of the world. These can be easily repaired by replacing the damaged area with another piece of carpet. The replacement carpet can be sourced from the remnants of pieces that were left over from the original installation or you can take a piece from the back of a closet.
A professional contractor will perform the the carpet repair to give you a seamless look that will not be noticeable.
Uneven wear and damage to the backing of the carpet can result in wrinkling. When wrinkling occurs, it should be dealt with right away to avoid further damage.
Professionals can correct wrinkling with a method called carpet stretching. This will provide you with long lasting results you are sure to be happy with.
Do you have a stain on your carpet that you don’t seem to be able to get out? Not to worry! Most contractors have powerful products that can completely eradicate stains. Often, these products are even biodegradable and nontoxic.
In the event of a tough stain, call your contractor to find out about products they would recommend. It’s likely they will have a solution that works for you.
Rips and Tears in Carpet
If your carpet rips and tears, it might seem disastrous but even these major types of damage can be repaired. They are commonly taken care of by a professional who can seal the cut edges and join them together. Depending on the material of the carpet, stitching or an adhesive may be used to form a solid bond. In the case of larger rips and tears, if the backing is damaged, contractors may have to lift the nearest corner and stitch the backing from the reverse side
In any case, if you see any signs of fraying or small rips and tears, it is best to get in touch with a contractor as soon as possible to keep the problem from getting worse.
Carpeting can be a luxurious feature in any home. Don’t let the risk of damage stop you from installing it in your rooms. There are few problems that a contractor can’t deal with when it comes to carpet repair to keep your home looking its best. Call us today to discuss your carpet needs!