Carpet Stretching Fairfax VA

Carpet Stretching Fairfax VA

Carpet Stretching Fairfax VA

What is carpet stretching, and why is it needed? Carpet stretching is a type of carpet repair services. When carpet bunches up or wrinkles appear in the carpet, carpet stretching using a power stretcher will eliminate those buckles and wrinkles in the carpet. Small buckles in the carpet are not caused by normal wear and tear. Regardless of the size of the buckles, they occur because the carpet is too loose. Sliding heavy furniture across the carpet, poor installation, drastic changes in household temperatures can all cause the carpet to loosen from the tack strips resulting in carpet buckles and wrinkles. These issues with the carpet will get worse over time, if not addressed. The longer the carpet buckles are there, the more damage to the carpet fibers on the area that is buckling. These areas attract a lot of foot traffic and soil; both gradually wear down the carpet fibers. Carpet stretching consists of pulling the carpet back from the tack stripsĀ  along 2 adjacent walls. The power stretcher is a tool that consists of metal poles that extends from wall to wall, stretching the carpet north to south and then east to west. Any excess carpet is then trimmed out, and the carpet is re-fastened back to the tack strips. Typically, stretching can remove anywhere from a few centimeters to a few inches of carpet. Replacing the carpet is usually not necessary of you have carpet buckles. Carpet stretching is an affordable option that can save you hundreds of dollars. This services comes with a 5 yr. guarantee as well.

If you are in need of carpet stretching Fairfax VA or the surrounding areas? Contact our office at 703-672-0476 to schedule your appointment today. www.VirginiaCarpetRepair.com. We service Fairfax County, Arlington County, and Prince William County Virginia.