CARPET APPEARANCE

Carpet's appearance

CHANGES IN CARPET APPEARANCES

  • Shading or vacuum cleaner marks are normal in most cut pile carpet, particularly in velvets and saxony style. This visual effect results from the light in a room reflecting differently from the tips of the carpet to the sides of the fibers.
  • Seams are more noticeable in berbers or low profiled carpet than in cut  pile carpets.
  • Footprints are most noticeable in deep cut pile carpet. A low profile dense carpet will not show footprints
  • as easily. Texured saxonies and friezes show footprints less than dense carpets.
  • Dents in carpet fibers are noticeable when heavy objects are on the carpet for extended times.’
  • Move your furniture around. Brush the dented areaby using a grooming tool or fork to gently stand the
  • fiber up again.Steaminng the fibers and brushing the tufts upward will help lift the fibers.

TIP BLOOMING

Over time traffic can cause the tips of the carpet fiber to untwist and splay open, or Bloom.  Look for carpet with dense pile and tightly twisted tuft to minimize blooming.

CRUSHING AND MATTING

Crushing results from the compression of the tufts of  carpet fibe from heavy traffic and heavy furniture.

  1. Use a vacuum cleaner with a beater bar to help lift the carpet fibers
  2. Use your fingers to lift the fibers also. In a few days the fiber will recover
  • Matting can be reduced by
  • reduciing spills
  • rinsing carpet thouroughly when cleaning
  • keeping dirt and foreign materials out of carpet fiber
  • Carpet care and regular maintenance
Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages.
  • MisterWong
  • Y!GG
  • Webnews
  • Digg
  • del.icio.us
  • StumbleUpon
  • Reddit
This entry was posted in Carpet Care and Maintenance. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Receive news and updates from us.

  • Get Notified for Specials
  • 1

    Builders Floors & Interiors

  • Sign Up for Mobile Specials!

    Name:
    Mobile Number:
    Email:
     You are consenting to receive this offer plus additional coupons, offers, updates, up to 4/mo, standard text message and data rates may apply. Reply HELP for help, or STOP to cancel. Consent not required for purchase.

  • 1
  • Best Carpet Best Price Video

  • 1

    Our Social Media links

    Join Us Now

    Slider by webdesign