scorched carpet

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Old 09-25-07, 08:34 AM
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scorched carpet

I put a hot pot on the berber carpet for 5 or 6 seconds, leaving a brown area underneath. can this be removed or do i need to replace?
 
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Old 09-25-07, 05:17 PM
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Welcome to the forums! Well, we won't be doing that again, will we? Do you possibly have a remnant of the matching carpet? If so, you can cut out a square around the damaged area; cut a matching square from the remnant; using a good carpet tape upside down under the existing cut out square, apply the new square in the hole. Of course a carpet installer can probably do a better permanent fix since they have the heaters, proper tape, etc. to make it invisible. I would opt for this if it exceeded 4 or 5 inches in diameter due to the stretch in the carpet. You may lose it if it is in a stress area.
 
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Berber's kind of tricky, I'd hire a pro for this.
 
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