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Old 05-09-03, 02:33 PM
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Unhappy Carpet

How do I remove scorch marks from carpet?
 
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Old 05-09-03, 03:46 PM
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Patch or replace.
 
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Old 05-09-03, 07:22 PM
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What kind of carpet is it?

How bad is the burn?

Is it just on the very tips of the fibers or deep in?

I need a little more info, I may be able to help out.
 
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Old 05-09-03, 09:00 PM
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It is a lightly scorched, (a bean bag sat over night on top of our under floor heating) it is wool carpet.
 
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Old 05-10-03, 12:45 PM
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is is a plush or a loop pile?
 
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Old 05-10-03, 02:09 PM
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It is a loop pile extra heavy duty
 
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We don't have that fancy in-floor heating here in hot Texas.

So, I'm curious to what the damage looks like.

Those floors get hot enough to scorch the carpet? WOW!
 
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Old 05-10-03, 09:15 PM
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I had to do this on a repair where there was no extra material for a patch, you have heavy duty wool so it may work. You'll need a suede brush, available in the local Pay Less shoe store, it has fine wire bristles and plastic ones. You'll also need applique shears, look like a duck bill. GENTLY rub the suede brush on the affected fiber tips the singed parts come loose from the the tops of the loops may appear to fray a little. When you see this use the shears to trim off the stray hairs. Go slow and easy. If you can't save it it can then be patched, nothing ventured nothing gained
 
 

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