It depends on the type of carpeting. Many types cannot be dyed. And those that
can, you can only tint them based on the original color, kind of like adding
food coloring in a glass of water. Once it's red, you can't tint it tan. If it's
green, you can't tint it grey....and on and on...
For nylon carpeting, which is the one type that can be easily dyed, you need a
specific chemical to open the dye pockets in the fibers, a low pressure sprayer
to apply the diluted carpet dye, a scrubber to work it into the fiber, and a
wand type cleaner to close the dye pockets and rinse the excess dye. The
scrubber and cleaner are rentable The cleaner may come with a spray attachment
that will work for dying. The chemicals and carpet dye are not easily
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