The unpleasantness of how crushed carpets looks is the least of your problems. There are copious amounts of dust, debris, and dirt trapped in between the carpet fibers when having matted carpet in your home. With a trusted professional taking care of your carpets professional maintenance, helps maintain your carpet. There are some circumstances however, that creates matted carpets. Today, we at Carpet Care 2000 would like to offer some tips on how you can re-fluff your carpets.
Vacuum & Clean Carpet
To make the fluffing process easier, and less messy, it’s best to do a thorough cleaning of your carpet first before you tackle restoring matted carpet. If your carpet seems very unclean, 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. In order to make it easier to fluff, pulling away some of the dirt and debris stuck deep in your carpet is helpful. Until the baking soda is completely removed, vacuum slowly and in multiple directions. If cleaning the carpets proves to be a challenge, you can trust in the experts of Carpet Care 2000 to restore your carpets.
How to Revive Matted Carpet
There are always two primary steps to every method, regardless of what you use to fluff up your carpet. These steps include first applying heat and then fluffing your carpets using various tools/household items. Below are some steps to a highly successful method make carpets look fluffy again.
Using Heat to Refluff Carpet
You will initially have to apply heat to fix and revive matted carpets. In order to stand upright when fluffing, this essentially loosens up the carpet fibers and makes it more flexible.
Iron Option. Over the matted area of your carpet, place a damp cloth. Carefully pressing down on the damp cloth for a few seconds when you turn on your iron and place it at medium to low heat. Use a larger towel or have spare on hand if you have a large matted carpet area to re-fluff.
Hairdryer Option. Simply use the hairdryer over the matted carpet region, there’s no need for a damp cloth with a hairdryer. Until the carpet feels somewhat dry, maintain the hairdryer about 6-8 inches away from the surfaces.
Rake Matted Carpet
You can now use the following items to fluff up your carpets after applying heat. You should firmly yet gently scrape your matted carpet back and forth until the carpet strands are more lifted with each of these items below.
– Use your own hands for smaller areas
– Carpet comb or rake
Until you feel satisfied with the final result, let the carpet completely air dry and repeat these steps afterwards. 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, simply call in the carpet cleaning professionals at Carpet Care 2000 to save you the headache of dealing with unkempt carpet.
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Being a time-consuming task that requires a bit of elbow grease, un-matting the carpets is a task. Call our friendly team at Carpet Care 2000 and we’ll be able to help you clean your carpets the way you want if you simply don’t have the time or need a professional to fix your matted carpets right away.