Some Simple Carpet Stretching Tips

Stretching Carpet in Phoenix Arizona

If you have wrinkles in your carpet then it is time to stretch your carpet. This can be caused by poor installation, heavy traffic, your carpet just ageing and from your carpet getting wet. When you first notice wrinkles in your carpet you should get your carpet stretched. Delaying the carpet stretching job can lead to permanent damage. If it stays to long the carpet may not ever lay flat again. The second reason to stretch your carpet right away is because over time as people step on the carpet wrinkle it will start to crack and then rip. Lastly it can be a health issue especially for the elderly. I my self have fallen from getting my foot caught. When the carpet snags your foot it is easy to loose balance and those who are older are more susceptible to this.

A simple way to know if it’s time to stretch is go to the center of the room and grab the carpet. Try to lift it up and then let go. If the carpet does not snap right back into place then you need to have your carpet re-stretched. It is important to do because it is an eye soar but also will actually decrease the life of the carpet.

To repair this, the carpet must be re-stretched. A carpet installation company can do this by coming out and removing the carpet from the tacks on the end and then stretching the carpet out again. Often times the carpet must be cut at the edges to remove the wrinkles. This process can be just as intensive as first installing the carpet. The average cost in many areas is around .30 cents a square foot to as high as .75 cents depending on whether the company has to move any furniture. If you are willing to move it all you’re self it could cost half as much.

When you are looking for a carpet stretching company be sure and call around. The price range can very enormously. Always ask if moving furniture is included and if they guarantee their work

If you are looking at saving a few bucks you can always do this your self. It is not hard to do and the equipment can be rented at most tool shops like Home Depot.



Source by Jacob Erdei

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