Carpeting is still an incredibly popular flooring option, and it can go in so many rooms of your house. Unfortunately, carpets can deflate and flatten as time goes on. Fortunately, these problems can be remedied and prevented. Today, we’re going to review how to unflatten your carpeting and what you can do to keep that from occurring again.
Vacuuming is a Great Place to Start
To unflatten your carpet, vacuuming will go a long way. By vacuuming, you remove the debris on your carpet’s surface. Debris can make it more difficult to treat your carpet, so clearing out the debris is incredibly helpful.
Vacuuming also helps to fluff your carpet up. This makes it easier to tell which spots will require more attention.
Steam Cleaning Can Help as Well
Steam cleaning is another effective method you can use to keep carpets flat. During this procedure, incredibly hot streams of water are shot inside of the carpeting. Afterward, that water is sucked back up, as well as the dirt and debris trapped inside. What’s left is a clean carpet free of debris, and if you get it professionally cleaned, they’ll follow the necessary procedures to not only clean your carpet but also rid it of any non-flat surfaces it may have.
How You Can Unflatten Marks Caused by Furniture
Furniture can make dents in carpeting if it remains in a single spot for an extended period of time. What’s good is that you can remove these dents.
To do so, ice cubes should be placed on top of the spots where the carpet was dented. The ice should be given time to melt, and once that’s done, you can fluff up the carpet again with your fingers.
You’ll also want to vacuum on top of unflattened areas after the drying process has finished. This way, your carpet fibers will fluff up once again.
Preventing Flat Carpeting
While carpeting will always flatten eventually, you can extend how long it takes to get it flat. One way to slow down the flattening process is by moving furniture regularly. We advise moving furniture every day. It doesn’t have to be drastic movement. Even just a one-inch nudge can be enough to ease the pressure on spots on your carpet.
If there are places inside your house that get a lot of foot traffic, install rugs on those spots because rugs do a great job at absorbing all of the wear that comes from people walking in the room.
Lastly, invest in a good carpet. Higher-quality carpets last longer than ones of lower quality. The carpet you get should have great strength and density.
Contact Mike’s Flooring and Design Center
Since Mike purchased the business in 1996, he and his team have helped families like yours throughout Delmarva, Sussex County, DE, and Ocean City, MD. Mike continues to be involved in the day-to-day operations, ensuring the vision you share is the one we help deliver.
Over the years, we have established relationships with local manufacturers, such as Adura, COREtec, and Bruce, who we trust to deliver superior work. Our team will continue to be your point of contact through the entire process to be sure you are completely satisfied.
We also provide “SHOP AT HOME” service. We will bring samples directly to your home, or should you already know what products you want, we can safely provide you with a “FREE ESTIMATE.” This allows you the flexibility of not having to be at home for us to do an estimate, nor the installation. All we will need to know is what areas in your home we would be doing and how we can gain access (hidden key, lock box, coded entry, realtor, neighbor, etc.). This is tailored around the homeowner who needs to get their unit ready for the season or simply enhancing their home but does not want to leave their home or can’t make it to town (Ocean City, Berlin, Salisbury, Worcester / Wicomico County Maryland & Sussex County Delaware).
This service is not new to us. We have already been providing this service for our customers for the past 26 years. With the current situation at hand, we can continue to provide you with your Floor Covering and/or Window Treatment & Design needs along with the “AWESOME SERVICE YOU DESERVE, ALONG WITH PROFESSIONAL, QUALITY INSTALLATIONS.”
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