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We do complicated Wool Carpet Repair, Stretching, Seam & Installation- 37 Years Experience
Did You Know That Wool Carpets Need TLC & You need to know what you’re doing before repairing Wool Carpets?
Wool Carpet Stretching:
(this tool below is the correct Wool Stretching head that will not tear or pull wool tufts out of the backing of your expensive carpet, it contains thousands of needles instead of 40 nails like a traditional carpet stretching head). Note: Most Carpet Repair guys DO NOT EVEN KNOW ABOUT THIS OR OWN THE PROPER EQUIPMENT much less the intricacies and knowledge of how to stretch delicately but safely wool carpet.
We have a special carpet stretching head that will not rip or tear the fibers or Jute backing of the wool carpet.
We service high end luxury wool carpets, Axeminster Wool carpet. etc.
We are expertly trained in all aspects of structure, fiber, backing so as to repair or stretch your wool carpet perfectly.
WARNING: make sure you hire a specialist as to repair or stretch or clean your wool carpets.
Wool Carpet Construction:
On older wool carpet backings, they were made out of Jute, a high quality natural plant fiber. Today, new wool carpets have a new stiff action back. The New Still action back is nylon jute, which literally glues the carpet back together on both sides, and acrylic glue glues the seams.
Wool Carpet Seaming & Patching
We couple the seams together using a KoolGlide, an electromagnetic seaming iron, allowing gluing of seams of the carpet on the sides and seams it on the bottom, now both are double seamed, bottom and sides, creates a better wool carpet patch.
We offer a lifetime labor guarantee on all our Wool Carpet Repairs & Wool Carpet Stretching or Re-stretching and Wool Carpet Installing.
Revitalizing Your Wool Carpets: The Importance of Stretching Services
Wool carpets are prized for their luxurious feel, natural beauty, and exceptional durability. However, even the highest quality wool carpets can develop issues over time, such as wrinkles, ripples, or buckling, due to factors like heavy foot traffic, fluctuations in humidity, or improper installation. When these issues arise, professional wool carpet stretching services offer a solution to restore the integrity and beauty of your carpets, ensuring they continue to enhance the comfort and aesthetics of your living space.
Understanding the Need for Stretching
Wool carpets, like all carpet types, can develop wrinkles, ripples, or buckling over time. These issues typically occur due to:
- Installation Problems: Improper installation techniques, such as inadequate stretching during installation or failure to use power stretchers, can result in loose or poorly fitted carpets.
- Heavy Foot Traffic: Areas of the carpet that receive heavy foot traffic may experience stretching or shifting over time, leading to wrinkles or ripples in the carpet surface.
- Fluctuations in Humidity: Changes in humidity levels can cause natural fibers like wool to expand and contract, potentially causing the carpet to buckle or ripple.
- Aging and Wear: As carpets age, the backing material may deteriorate, leading to loosening or stretching of the carpet fibers.
The Importance of Professional Stretching Services
Professional wool carpet stretching services offer several benefits for homeowners seeking to address issues with their carpets:
- Expertise: Trained technicians have the knowledge and experience to assess the underlying causes of carpet wrinkles or buckling and determine the most appropriate stretching techniques to address the problem effectively.
- Specialized Equipment: Professional stretching services utilize specialized tools such as power stretchers and knee kickers to stretch the carpet evenly and effectively, ensuring long-lasting results.
- Prevention of Further Damage: Addressing wrinkles or buckling promptly helps prevent further damage to the carpet fibers and backing material, prolonging the lifespan of the carpet.
- Improved Appearance: Stretching removes wrinkles, ripples, or buckling, restoring the carpet to a smooth, uniform surface and enhancing its overall appearance.
- Enhanced Comfort: A properly stretched carpet provides a firm, stable surface underfoot, enhancing comfort and reducing the risk of tripping hazards.
The Stretching Process
Professional wool carpet stretching typically involves the following steps:
- Assessment: Trained technicians assess the condition of the carpet and identify areas of wrinkling, buckling, or rippling.
- Preparation: The area around the affected carpet is cleared of furniture and debris to provide access for stretching.
- Stretching: Using specialized tools such as power stretchers and knee kickers, technicians stretch the carpet evenly in all directions, removing wrinkles and ripples from the surface.
- Trimming and Finishing: Once the carpet is stretched to the desired tension, any excess material is trimmed, and the edges are re-tucked and secured to ensure a neat, finished appearance.
- Grooming: The stretched carpet is groomed to restore its texture and appearance, leaving it looking fresh and revitalized.
Wool carpets are a luxurious addition to any home, but over time, they may develop issues such as wrinkles, ripples, or buckling. Professional wool carpet stretching services offer a practical solution to restore the integrity and beauty of your carpets, ensuring they continue to enhance the comfort and aesthetics of your living space for years to come. By entrusting the stretching process to trained technicians, homeowners can enjoy the benefits of smooth, uniform carpets that provide both visual appeal and underfoot comfort.