Repairing the hole in a carpet is an easy operation to perform, provided you have kept a fall or find a smaller model but with identical patterns in the trade. Otherwise, it is better to cut a piece to an inconspicuous place in order to seal the hole.
Repair a hole in a carpet with glue
Nothing is easier than repairing a cracked carpet. Just have the right tools and a fall.
- Use a screwdriver to define the hole and undo the fibers;
- Remove the damaged part;
- Measure the hole;
- Using a cuttertake a piece of the fall, respecting the measures taken;
- Clean the floor;
- Remove the rest of the old trichlorethylene glue;
- Apply the glue;
- Lay the cut piece to the correct dimensions;
- Place a heavy object on the glued part to ensure a good fixation;
- Let dry a few hours;
- Spread a brush on the carpet so that the hairs of the two carpets intertwine.
Use a carpet repair kit
Instead of glue, it is possible to use tape to seal a hole in the carpet.
- Once the damaged part is removed from the cutter, pour some water on the adhesive disc larger than the replacement drop;
- Raise the edges of the carpet around;
- Slide the disc taking care to keep the adhesive side on top;
- When the disc becomes sticky, press the outer edges to hold it in place;
- Remove the fibers hanging on the edges;
- Lay a thin layer of glue on the edges of the adhesive disc;
- Put the piece in place;
- Press lightly so that the disc below sticks well to the replacement part.
- Make sure that the fibers turn in the same direction as the rest of the carpet;
- Take a quarter of an hour to put the replacement part in place and align the bristles before the glue dries;
- Smooth the hair with a brush or vacuum;
- To remove adhesive crusts from the carpet, inject a bead of glue and press down with a nail gun.
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