The least of your problems is the unpleasantness of how crushed carpets looks. When having matted carpet in your home, there are copious amounts of dust, debris, and dirt trapped in between the carpet fibers. Unfortunately, matted carpets can develop over many different circumstances. A few tips on how you can re-fluff your carpets are what we at Carpet Care 2000 would like to offer together.
Clean Carpet Before Fluffing Carpet
It is best to do a thorough cleaning of your carpet first before you tackle restoring matted carpet to make the fluffing process easier, and less messy. Pour a small amount of baking soda on the matted carpet area and let it sit for at least 15 minutes and up to 40 minutes if your carpet seems very unclean. Pulling away some of the dirt and debris stuck deep in your carpet is helpful in order to make it easier to fluff. Vacuum slowly and in multiple directions until the baking soda is completely removed. You can trust in the experts of Carpet Care 2000 to restore your carpets if cleaning the carpets proves to be a challenge.
How to Make High Traffic Carpet Fluffy & Like New
Regardless of what you use to fluff up your carpet, there are always two primary steps to every method. Using various tools/household items, these steps include first applying heat and then fluffing your carpets. Some steps to a highly successful method make carpets look fluffy again are below.
1) Heat Application on Carpet. In order to fix and revive matted carpets, you will initially have to apply heat. This essentially loosens up the carpet fibers and makes it more flexible in order to stand upright when fluffing.
Iron Method. Place a damp cloth over the matted area of your carpet. When you turn on your iron and place it at medium to low heat, carefully pressing down on the damp cloth for a few seconds.
If you have a large, matted carpet area to re-fluff, use a larger towel or have spare on hand.
Hairdryer Method. There’s no need for a damp cloth with a hairdryer simply use the hairdryer over the matted carpet region. Maintain the hairdryer about 6-8 inches away from the surfaces until the carpet feels somewhat dry.
2) Fluff Carpets. After applying heat, you can now use the following items to fluff up your carpets. Until the carpet strands are more lifted with each of these items below to firmly yet gently scrape your matted carpet back and forth.
– Carpet comb or rake
– Use your own hands for smaller areas
Let the carpet completely air dry and repeat these steps afterwards until you feel satisfied with the final result. Simply call in the carpet cleaning professionals at Carpet Care 2000 to save you the headache of dealing with unkempt carpet, we will get everything handled and give you fresher and taller carpets in no time if these steps still don’t seem to be reviving your matted carpets.
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Un-matting the carpets is a task can be a bit time-consuming task that requires a bit of elbow grease. If you simply don’t have the time or need a professional to fix your matted carpets right away, call the friendly team at Carpet Care 2000 and we’ll be able to help you clean your carpet to the way you want. Call us today!