Dying Carpet


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Old 03-06-02, 07:06 PM
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Question Dying Carpet

I have carpet that is in good shape, but a horrible mustard color. Is it possible to dye it myself? What would be involved, and is it worth the effort?

Thanks in advance!
 
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Old 03-07-02, 04:17 AM
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It all depends what type of yarn is used in your carpet.

It takes 170 to set the dyes in most of todays carpets that can be dyed.

Go to the bottom of this page and click on the #4 where it takes you back to the other pages of this forum. There are 3 threads about carpet dying there.
 
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Old 03-08-02, 03:36 AM
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Tx for response

OK< it's early, and I haven't had caffeine yet, but I don't SEE a # 4 (or a 1, 2 or 3 for that matter) Hint? TJ
 
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Old 03-08-02, 02:13 PM
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I'm sorry we now have 5 pages. So it eliminated the #4. now it says... (Pages (5): [1] 2 3 ... Last ) It's on the main carpet forum page under all the threads.

But that's OK, I went back and looked...

>>>>Here I found the URL:

http://www.franchise411.com/dyetech/index.html

They are carpet dyers
 
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Old 03-13-02, 06:57 PM
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Changing carpet color

Most carpets sold today are vat dyed, meaning the carpet was manufactured and later rolled through a dye vat. This type of dying is not permanent and is easily removed by sunlight and cleaning products. These products tend to lose color easily as a result of sunlight, improper cleaning prodecures and products. Carpets that were solution dyed, which means the dye was added when the carpet fibers were in the molten state, means that they tend to be resistant to color loss when it comes to bleach products. Solution dyed carpet products that have the dye added in the molten state tend to be resistant to color change from chemicals. If your carpet product was manufactured from "greige goods" where they dyed after the carpet was manufactured, then contact a local professional who is licensed and insured (ask for copies of documentation) and call and go see references.
 
 

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