Have you notice a burn or stain in your carpet that will not come out with cleaning? If you have come to this conclusion; patching is a great solution for your problem. The steps to patching are simple, but it can take some skill. Follow along as we explain the process of carpet patching.
You can find most of the tools around the house and if not they can be found at a local home improvement store or warehouse. You will need the following:
Once you have located the tools above you are ready to start. Make sure that you have covered the entire list above so you won’t have to make multiple trips.
Your first step is finding matching carpet for your patch. In most cases you should have remnant left over from your carpet installer. This may have been left under your stairs or in a closet. Otherwise you can cut a piece from the closet or stretch your carpet and cut off excess carpet for advanced carpenters.
After getting your material you are ready to start repairing your carpet! Follow the steps below and you can have your carpet looking brand new.
You will find that there are special skills needed to perform sufficient repairs but small carpet patches can be performed by a homeowner so as long as they are careful and practice enough to get it right. If a patch is larger than a size of a hand we recommend contacting acarpet repair specialist.