A DoItYourself.com article by Murray Anderson provides tips on how to fix damaged areas of your carpet. Anderson explains that you don’t have to resort to replacing your floor covering; instead you can try to patch the damage first to save effort and money. In fact, simply removing the damaged piles and affixing a graft from another portion of the carpet will get the job done.
This carpet repair job was a residential project in the Sydney area. The damage was pulled threads that were caused by the leg of a chair that had caught on the carpet when being pulled on and away from the carpet. On this project we used the industry best practice of hand sewing the yarn back into place using the invisible mending technique. Our main challenge in this job was to match the high low pattern of the loops and make it as uniform as possible so our customers guests could never tell that there was ever any damage to the carpet.
For this carpet repair, we had to go in and make a repair to a piece of carpet that a tradesperson was working on at commercial project in a new apartment complex where he was installing a door stop when all of sudden the screw caught the threading of the carpet and caused a pulled thread creating a major eye sore in the new flooring. When working on this project, we had to cut out the damaged area and re-glue it using the invisible mending technique. This was in a brand new apartment unit which made it imperative that we make the repair look seamless and invisible so the new tenants could not see that there was ever any pulled thread damage to the carpet.
This was a Sydney area commercial carpet repair job. The damage was made by knife cuts in carpet caused by painter when removing plastic that was protecting the carpet. The cuts were made with a Stanley knife. On this job we had to use the invisible mending technique to replace a cut out piece of the damaged carpet with an undamaged piece of carpet we were able to find. As the units are brand new if we were unable to make invisible the whole unit needed to be replaced at huge costs to the tradesperson.
This was a Sydney area residential carpet repair job. The damage was a pulled thread along join in the carpet. Cut opened the seam, trimmed the damage area away and re-seamed the carpet making sure to pattern match the carpet. As the repair was on a join it creates issues and is harder to repair due to the heat bond tape that is used when constructing joins.
This was a residential carpet repair job in the Gold Coast area. The damage was a pulled thread caused by a high healed shoe when the tenant was walking across the floor. We had to carefully hand sew the yarn back into the damaged area of the carpet. Due to this home being a rented property the repair had to be invisible as possible. This proved to be difficult as it was out in the middle of the room, however we were able to accomplish the job with great success.