Carpet Installation and Wear Issues from CRI
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I can see the seams in my room, I was told they are not supposed to show.
No seam is invisible, seams should be kept to a minimum, running the length of the area making sure the natural light does not strike across the seam.
I have Berber carpet and my seams are raveling, what is causing this?
It’s possible that the seams weren’t sealed. All cut edges of the two pieces used to make the seam should be sealed to prevent problems like this. Prevent worn, oily traffic lanes in berber carpet by calling Broomfield, CO 80020 Carpet Cleaning.
My carpet is buckling, what causes this to happen?
Several things can cause buckling, improper installation, the wrong cushion, moving furniture or high humidity. When having your carpet re-stretched, be sure all the furniture is removed from the room and the carpet is power stretched very tightly in all four directions.
I have cut pile carpet, the installer said seams on a cut pile Carpet did not need to be sealed.
Manufacturers specify that all carpet seams must be sealed.
Do I have to put a carpet cushion under my carpet?
Carpet cushion is the life of the carpet. Except for direct glue down carpet, we recommend always using carpet cushion. Be sure and check with the carpet manufacturer to find out what their cushion requirements are. Regular professional cleaning will also drastically increase your carpet's life. Try us at Broomfield, CO 80020 Carpet Cleaning.
Should the carpet pile go up the stairs or down the stairs?
It’s recommended to have the carpet pile going up the stairs to help prevent slip/fall.
The installer wet my carpet backing before installing the carpet, is this the proper procedure?
This is not a recommended procedure and may change the integrity of the backing components, resulting in wrinkling and buckling.
What type of pad should be installed over radiant heat?
It is recommend to use either a flat rubber or synthetic cushion that is no thicker than 3/8 of an inch.