Will Steam Cleaning Carpet Remove Furniture Dents?

Carpeting provides a cushy surface underfoot while protecting the ground beneath from possible scratches brought on by legs. Moving furniture on a carpeted flooring presents an issue of its dents left behind following the furniture is moved. Steam cleaning your rug eliminates those dents and indentations with little effort.

Steam Clean the Dents

A steam cleaner — your own or a leased version — removes even stubborn scrapes which don’t seem to go away when you brush them with your own hand. Follow the directions for your particular steam cleaner, then working the cleaner over the seams and the immediate surrounding area to fluff up the rug fibers back to their original form.

Manual Dent Removal Approaches

If you don’t have access to a steam cleaner, place a damp white towel over the dented area; iron it with a typical clothing iron on a low to medium heat setting. Permit the towel to set for a moment or two to permit the steam to impact the rug fibers. Iron again if some of this dent remains. For a small dent, place an ice cube over the indentation and allow it to melt. Brush the area with your hand or wipe with a sponge to fluff up the fibers.

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