Berber carpet is a stylish and unique type of carpet that is becoming common every passing day. People install it in their houses, love the look, but worry strikes them when there are dents on the carpet. Can you relate? If you can, then this blog is just for you. Learn how to fluff Berber carpet in just 6 simple and easy steps.
In order to fluff a berber carpet you have to take a couple of simple steps: First you have to wet a towel and place it on the carpet. Then use a hair drying maintaining the heat. Remove the towel and fluff the carpet like you would any other carpet. This process will help you remove the dents and restore your carpet's look.
You don't need to visit even your nearest market to get supplies for the fluffing procedure. All the items needed are the ones that are used in every household for one purpose or the other.
You just need water, a towel, a hairdryer, and a brush.
Soak a towel in very hot water.
The hotter the water, the better.
Twist the towel as much as you can to squeeze out most of the water. You want a very hot and damp towel but not soaking wet as it can damage the subfloor and cause the formation of mold and mildew.
Lay down the towel on the furniture dent. You should pat it gently, but make sure you don't press it too hard. The affected area doesn't need to absorb a lot of water. It just has to get some moisture.
Take your hair dryer and set it to maximum heat. Wait till it heats up fully. Now, apply heat to the area being treated, but make sure you keep the appliance about 5 inches away from the surface.
Keep the hair dryer at the same place and let it apply heat for at least half a minute. Only then should you take it away.
Now, lift the towel and see for visible improvement. Normally, the dent is expected to get better even just by the application of moisture and heat.
You can use your fingers for this purpose. If you want to take a different approach, use a toothbrush or any bristle brush. Just fluff up as much as you can. Don't be too strong on it as it's just a carpet, and the fibers should be taken care of.
However, fluff it up gently yet properly.
If you want information on how to get rid of carpet dents from synthetic carpets or natural fibers, the following post is for you.
I know that this process isn't hard or too time-consuming, but you don't want to do it again and again. Hence, take appropriate measures and adopt certain habits that will prevent carpet dents.
You can use furniture coasters or carpet pieces to place under the legs of the furniture, so the entire pressure isn't on the carpet's surface.
Talking about habits, add regular vacuuming to your routine. Not only does it help to keep your carpet clean but also to keep the fibers fresh. Every time you vacuum, the fibers get a refreshed alive look. The feeling of walking on such a carpet is unrivaled.
Also, make a monthly routine of moving your furniture even if by just an inch. You don't want your sofa's leg to keep putting a strain on the same spot for months. That's just unfair to your carpet.
We have a post that walks you through 8 simple ways you can prevent carpet dents. Give it a read.
If your Berber carpet has dents, hurry up and fluff your carpet before the divots are deeper.
Once you are done with the process, pat yourself on the back. I am already sure you will do great getting those stubborn dents out of your carpet.
A carpet repair kit always comes in handy if you have any problems with your carpet. Make sure you have all the information about it.
I'm Tony and I consider myself a carpet cleaning expert! I've tried the 5 most common professional cleaning methods myself, and I've reviewed thousands of carpet cleaning & installation companies. I'm currently exploring the DIY Cleaning and Installation world. It's not that hard and it's a lot of fun!