how to fix a hole in your carpet

How to Fix a Hole in Your Carpet

Carpet can be a great floor covering if you know how to maintain it and take care of it.  However, no matter how much work you put into maintaining your carpet, accidents happen. Carpeting is especially susceptible to holes and they can easily show up after a while.  Pets, furniture, … Read more

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How to Remove Carpet from Concrete [Step-By-Step Guide]

If you have carpet in your home laid directly over concrete, taking it off isn’t difficult. The Best Way to Remove Carpet from Concrete To remove carpet from concrete, start by cutting a piece of carpet into a 12-24 inch strip. Roll the strip up until it becomes too big … Read more

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How to Fill a Gap Between a Baseboard and Carpet

If you have a gap between your carpet and your baseboard, it is very important that you repair it.  Not only is it an aesthetic issue, it can also make your home less efficient.  When the baseboards are installed, they should have some room for the carpet. However, sometimes, this … Read more

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How to Cut Carpet Properly [Easy Step-By-Step Guide]

Cutting carpet is one of those jobs that looks easy at first glance. All you really have to do is cut it with a knife and move on, right? In actuality, the process of cutting carpet accurately and in a straight line is fairly complex.  The technique requires some practice … Read more

how to dry wet carpet

How to Dry Wet Carpet Properly (4 Steps)

Nothing ruins a day faster than coming home to find puddles of water standing on the carpet. After all, everyone knows that carpet and water just don’t mix.  How do you dry wet carpet? The best way to dry wet carpet is to remove as much moisture as possible with … Read more

how to stretch carpet

How To Stretch Carpet (Easy Step-By-Step Guide)

Do you find that certain areas of the carpeting in your house or condo is getting scrunched up and lumpy? Then you might require carpet stretching. This is when you take the carpet that is already installed and stretch it enough to tighten the material and make it smooth again. … Read more

How To Repair Carpet

How to Repair Carpet Quickly (Step-by-Step Guide)

If your gorgeous, wall-to-wall carpet gets a burn mark, a hole, or a horrible, immovable stain, never fear. Here is a simple, DIY guide on how to repair a part of your carpet that is damaged. And when you are done with this quick fix, your carpet will look as … Read more

how to vacuum a shag rug

How to Vacuum a Shag Rug (The Right Way)

A shag rug looks beautiful and is comfortable underneath your feet, but they can be difficult to clean. The reason for this is the long, thick strands of fiber. Improper or rushed cleaning can damage these strands and even the entire shag rug. Key Takeaways Here are the key points … Read more