Iron Burn on Berber Carpet

boystownFebruary 16, 2010

My iron fell off and burned a place on my berber carpet. Is there anyway to patch this carpet???

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
HandyMac

If you have a piece saved from when the carpet was installed and that piece has an exact pattern match, you can cut out the burned piece and inlay the new piece. You have to set the new over the burn and cut the old to match the new.

Not easily done otherwise.

    Bookmark   February 16, 2010 at 9:39AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
boystown

How much larger do I cut the new piece? Do I glue the new piece or use double sided tape?? Do you think I can do this myself? Thanks

    Bookmark   February 16, 2010 at 9:47AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
sierraeast

berber is pretty tough compared to pile type carpet and is stiffer, which actually makes it easier, imo. We used to sew in patches on thicker pile carpet repairs. I would call in a carpet/floor installer for the fix. It will be relatively inexpensive and they will glue tape the seams down with their hot iron, (or sew it), and will make the patch seamless and unnoticeable if they are reputable and experienced. Dependent on where it's at and how much they have to pull up, they have the stretchers/kickers to get it back where it needs to be when layed back down.

    Bookmark   February 16, 2010 at 3:31PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
brickeyee

Get a carpet installer.

They will have the seaming iron and seaming tape to make as perfect a repair as can be done.

If you have any other seams this is how they were done.

    Bookmark   February 17, 2010 at 9:52AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
damp/ruined dry wall in window corners
I need help with a plan or how to for fixing and repairing...
betty_joanne
Should we raise/fix concrete slab in driveway or wait?
Just moving into a new house this month. So the inspector...
mattsk42
What type of wall is this and how do I fix it?
The bottom part of my closet interior wall is crumbling,...
sippy_spence
Big shelving project part 2
This is a follow up to this thread: http://ths.gardenweb.com/discussions/2604905/big-shelving-project This...
springcorn
Roof leaking due to antique bricks? (X-post with Bldg a Home)
Good morning! We are having a problem with our new...
cvazqu
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™