carpet coloring


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Old 04-30-04, 09:59 AM
mmina
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carpet coloring

hi

i would like to know if any one has colored their carpet and how nicely did the job turn out? does it appear good, or does it appear like it was colored? does the color ever fade away? after coloring, would vaccuming or carpet cleaning fade the carpet? the cost? any pros and cons? any horror stories? any questions to ask before having the carpet colored? any information would be appreciated.

thanks

mina
 
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Old 04-30-04, 10:40 AM
florcraft
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Find out the type of fiber first.
 
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Old 05-12-04, 11:09 AM
mmina
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thanks for the reply florcraft.

my carpet is berber.
 
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Old 05-12-04, 11:28 AM
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Carpet dying is best left to a pro. You don't want the bottom of all your socks to match your carpet. Many carpet cleaners are certified in that. look at www.iicrc.com for one in your area.
 
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Old 05-12-04, 11:30 PM
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Carpet dyeing

Not all carpets can be dyed, especially synthetic fibers. Dyeing is best left to a professional who has the equipment and chemicals to do so. Most berbers are synthetic and can not be dyed. Nylon or wool carpets can usually be dyed. Berbers tend to be made of synthetic fibers.

Nylon and wool carpets are dyeable. Polyester, acrylic and polypropylene carpets are not. Color of existing carpet determines dye that can be used. White or beige carpets, if dye-able, can be change to about any color. You can only go darker if dyeing carpet. Areas that have been bleached out will not acquire color applied in re-dyeing process.
 
 

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