I've been relocating some furniture, and wherever there was anything heavy,
there is now a 'footprint' of the item in the carpet. The carpet is
commercial grade nylon, with ½" rebond pad. Is there an effective way to
make the fibers 'stand up' again so that the imprints are no longer visible?
Easy's getting harder everyday.
Thanks Ed. I've tried several things, including a heavy duty hair-pick type
forked thing, after using a steam iron briefly thru wet toweling. This
carpet is pretty rugged stuff - after years of use it's not showing any
signs of wear. If an item isn't in one place too long, it springs back
pretty quickly, but older impressions are vividly outlined. Very unsightly.
It often helps if you steam the crushed spots. Use a damp towel and an
iron, then "fluff up" the fibers a little with your fingers or
something (I have an old rat-tail comb and the tip works well for
this). Don't walk on the spots or vacuum until they are thoroughly dry
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