Normal or Natural Wear and Tear: Natural wear
and tear means just treating your carpet as it was meant to be. You vacuum it when it's dirty, properly move furniture
over it & clean it periodically (yearly for most people). This is
the natural way most people care for their carpet. Some people don't realize they need to treat their carpet in
When you buy a carpet and your salesman tells you that your
carpet is guaranteed for life, they usually don't tell you that the life of carpet is said to be 8-10 years ( Based on manufacture
warranties). Carpet can last a lot longer than that. So even when you care for it normally, over time naturally the latex
on the backing starts to break down. The latex is what keeps the carpet nice and tight. When this happens the carpet
loosens and again you get to the point of simply having too much carpet in the room causing wrinkles.
If you have wrinkles in your carpet then it is time to stretch your carpet. When you first notice wrinkles
in your carpet you should get your carpet stretched.
THREE REASONS TO STRETCH
YOUR CARPET RIGHT AWAY
1 Delaying the
carpet stretching job can lead to permanent damage. It may never lay flat again.
Over time as people step on the carpet and it wrinkles it will start to crack and then rip.
3 It's easy for people to loose their balance and fall over the