How you repair an area rug depends on the type of rug you own. Some types, such as oriental rugs, are best left to professionals when they need repair. Most rugs should be easy methods to repair at home and this can save you a significant amount of money.
For carpets that have almost reached the end of their useful life or have faded in parts for other reasons such as exposure to sunlight, our carpet colouring repair service may be suitable for repairing and restoring the previous effect. Our experts in a completely professional environment restore the lustre of the colours by repainting the faded parts of the carpet. This must be done by specialized personnel from our carpet services so that there are no differences between the newly painted parts and the previous parts of the carpet.
The carpet can tear or puncture due to burns, contact with chemicals, etc. It will be necessary to repair and restore the carpet. For carpet weaving, it needs to be done completely professionally and flawlessly so that nothing of the carpet texture is visible after finishing the job.
Keep in mind that carpet repair is one of the most sensitive and professional services we offer in Italy. You must make sure that you attach this work to teams of professionals with full experience in this field.
Follow the below for the appropriate problem:
Step 1: Woven Rugs
Woven carpets can be easily repaired. Simply remove the thread of thread that is loose and then use a rounded upholstery needle to stitch the braid back.
If you need to replace a part of the carpet, undo the carpet braid up to that point. Carpet recoil, sewing the bobbin in place from the bottom of the carpet.
Step 2: Sewing
Other types of rugs can also benefit from sewing. Just join the torn edges together and sew from the bottom using a rounded upholstery needle and strong thread. Be sure to match the yarn to the rug design if possible.
Step 3: Take from another area
It is possible to take fibres from other areas of a carpet and insert them into the torn area if the carpet is large enough. When doing this, make sure that the borrowed area is not visible. Using a toothpick and glue, attach the fibres to the torn area.
Step 4: Glue the area
If none of the fibres was lost when the tear occurred, you can simply re-glue the carpet. Remove loose dust or fibres before starting. Add glue on one side and join the two torn sides together. Try to make this look as natural as possible. Scrubbing with a nail brush when the glue is dry can often help.
Step 5: Duct Tape
This is the easiest and fastest solution and offers another great option if all or most of the fibres are still in place. Just channel the torn area from the back of the rug together. Again, try to make this look as natural as possible. Brush off small dust particles and loose fibres. Join the torn edges together and attach the masking tape.
Some carpets are bought inexpensively and do not guarantee professional repair in the first place. The simple methods discussed above will work in these cases and others. If you are looking to repair a more expensive carpet, seek professional advice.
Learn How to fix the edge of a Carpet
The carpet edge repair operation is simpler and cheaper the sooner it is done. Since the restoration is manual work, it can follow several solutions, always obtaining an optimal and lasting result; in the case of worn edge, we can act according to how the carpet is structured.
It doesn’t have to be difficult to make these repairs and they don’t have to take a long time. As long as repairs are done when the tear is noticed, there will be no concern that the problem will get worse.
By using the methods above, you can both save money and hold on to carpets that can have sentimental value by repairing tears at home rather than taking the carpet to a professional for repair.