Carpet / April 21, 2018 / Anita Griffith
Density Matters. Out of all of the factors that determine quality in a carpet, density has to be among the most important. The denser a carpet is, the more resilient and durable it's going to be. This makes all kinds of sense and doesn't really need a lot of explanation. When the tufts that make up carpeting are packed closely together, it is considered to be dense; when they are spaced far apart, the carpeting is considered to be sparser. When you are looking at a sample, bend it back. If the backing is easy to see, it's not dense carpeting. You should also press into the carpeting; if you can feel the backing with ease, you're not holding very dense carpeting.
Reviving the Colors: If you want to revive the colors of a carpet, you will need to wash it with a solution made of water and white vinegar. However, some carpets are sensitive to vinegar, and the company must determine the consistency of the carpet, to see if it can actually be washed with vinegar. Anyway, don't try this unless you are sure that the carpet can be washed with this substance.
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