The unpleasantness of how crushed carpets looks is often the least of your problems. There are abundance amounts of dust, dirt, and debris, trapped in between the carpet fibers and it shows through matted carpets. In addition to your care, you need the assistance of professional carpet cleaning to help maintain your carpet. There are many different reasons that causes carpets to become matted up. Fortunately, there are wats to re-fluff the carpet fibers. With this in mind we at Carpet Dry-Tech would like to share some advice on how you can re-fluff the carpeting.
Vacuum & Clean Carpets
before you tackle restoring matted carpet to make the fluffing process easier, and less messy, it is best to do a thorough cleaning of your 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. 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 Dry-Tech to restore your carpets.
How Do You Restore Fluff to 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 steps to a highly successful method make carpets look fluffy again.
1) Apply Heat. You will initially have to apply heat in order to fix and revive matted carpets. To stand upright when fluffing, this essentially loosens up the carpet fibers and makes it more flexible.
Using Iron. Over the matted area of your carpet, place a damp cloth over it. 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.
Using a Hairdryer. Skip the damp cloth and use a hairdryer over the matted carpet region. Until the carpet feels somewhat dry, maintain the hairdryer about 6-8 inches away from the surfaces.
2) Fluff time. You can now use the following items to fluff up your carpets after applying heat. To 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
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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, so call in the carpet cleaning professionals at Carpet Dry-Tech to save you the headache of dealing with unkempt carpet. A task that can be a bit time-consuming task that requires a bit of elbow grease is un-matting the carpets. Contact the friendly team at Carpet Dry-Tech and we’ll be able to help you clean your home to the way you want if you simply don’t have the time or need a professional to fix your matted carpets right away.