04-05-2010, 08:09 PM #1
how can i bring my carpet back to life
my carpet is clean and has no stains but it just doesn't seem to have any body like the entrance to a locker room to much foot traffic anyone have any ideas one guy told me to wire brush it i am a little hesitant on that
04-10-2010, 09:57 PM #2
Mine is hit too. I don't think there is a fix for it. MOST carpet gets trampled within 3 years.Boatless at the moment. Looking for a 24-25' V
04-11-2010, 07:39 AM #3
Pyro had a good idea. I tried yesterday, and it helped. Compressed air! It cleans and fluffed it up
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04-23-2010, 08:06 AM #5
Believe it or not, I have used a hair brush, that worked quite well. A wire brush is a little to rigid for me....Mike
04-27-2010, 07:12 AM #6
Lots of compressed air,with a good nozzle,the best..
06-14-2010, 10:13 AM #7
a good old fashion steam cleaning will do the best but after 3 years probably need to replace keeps carpet stores going we dont have bailout plan
06-14-2010, 10:34 AM #8
07-20-2010, 04:39 AM #9
07-24-2010, 11:51 PM #10
Thanks Phil ... good suggestion!
08-24-2010, 04:41 PM #11
air works for me but wear safty glasses with sides.That chit hurts.THE BEST PART OF LIFE IS SPENT ON THE WATER
09-08-2010, 09:34 PM #12
my neighbor owns a carpet cleaning business, told me to use downy fabric softner. spray it on liberally with a garden sprayer, let it soak awhile, brush with a stiff dog brush, and wash it out. tried it and did great!
10-19-2010, 01:34 PM #13
50/50 vinegar and water will soften it up. I wipe my gelcoat down with this solution each time I take it out of the water and periodically spray down the carpet.
01-21-2013, 04:34 PM #14
I would use a brush but not wire brush, seems overkill. A nylon brush of some sort, they are available from many car care products companies along with a carpet cleaner. I used Adam's carpet and upholstery cleaner on my car with their brush and it worked well. Will try it on the boat in the spring. A generic brush with strong bristles would work and some people even dilute vinegar as a cleaner.
08-19-2013, 03:36 PM #15
I have used a pressure washer, just stay back and keep it fairly low as not to tear the carpet. I does revive it with some good carpet cleaner.