Carpet Repair: An Introduction
Let’s start with the basics:Carpet Wichita, KS It is possible to do your own repair. If you would rather repair than spend hundreds or maybe thousands of dollars replacing then a carpet repair may be for you.
Although the average homeowner may be able to repair their carpet themselves, it’s not necessarily the best choice.
A professional can help you in a small fraction of the time it would take an untrained person, all while making a hard job look easy.
If you are a homeowner and want to try to fix it yourself, I caution you that if quality really matters, then hire a pro.
For now I’ll just skim the surface and describe the most common types of repairs. Later, I’ll go in depth and explain in more detail about each type.
Here are some different types of carpet repair:
• Seam Repair
• Pet Damaged (Including Removing Pet Urine)
• Repairing Flood Damage
• Reinstalling After Remodeling
• Repair Stairs
• Stain Removal
When an original installation is done properly, you should never need to re-stretch loose carpet. Proper installation requires a tool called a stretcher or a power stretcher. (Not a kicker, kickers aren’t nearly enough.) When you see ripples, wrinkles, or bunched-up carpet, that’s when you know you need to have it stretched.
Most of the time, a loose carpet can be re-stretched without needing to take apart seams. If seams do need to be taken apart, it opens up a whole other can of worms.
If there’s some furniture in the room, we can often use our carpet stretcher without having to clear the room entirely. Often we can move the furniture from one side of the room to the other and stretch one side of the room at a time.