Carpet Dyeing - Should You?08/28/2013 Back To Blog
Your floor is the biggest surface area in your home which makes it easily noticeable to all eyes of those that enter your property. Potential buyers and even guests instantly scrutinize this area because they are in constant contact with it. It makes a bad impression to others when your carpet doesn’t look good. It reflects the cleanliness of the homeowner. It’s a good idea to refurbish yours if it is discolored, faded, and simply looks undesirable. However, there are cases where it is in good condition but it just looks terrible. In those cases carpet dyeing may be a solution for you in order to restore it back to an acceptable appearance.
Should You Dye It?
There are several things to consider when choosing whether to die or replace your carpet. If it is quality grade and under ten years old, there is no reason to replace it. Sometimes it can be brand new and would just looks old due to high traffic. In most cases, it doesn’t have to be torn, worn, and stringy to consider replacing. It can simply look bad because of stains and spills from the kids or house pets. There are instances where too much direct sunlight will fade the fibers also.
Should You Replace It?
Carpet dyeing professionals are capable of applying a fresh color to the fibers; they can also touch-up blemishes, bringing it back to a matching state. Dyeing is an easy way to restore a dated carpet with the high cost of replacement. Doing so may cost only a fraction or what it would cost to replace the entire thing. This is not always the solution however. Some are just too old and don’t have enough life left in them. There are cases where the damage is so bad, that dyeing just becomes a waste of time.