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How To Correctly Apply Carpet Protector Film

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Many people know about the importance of protecting their carpets with a carpet protector film. However, many people do not take the time to apply it correctly and end up wasting money by purchasing another carpet protector. In this blog post, we will discuss how to correctly apply your new Trio Plus Carpet Protector Film and why it is so important to get it right!

Carpet protector films are applied to the carpet surface in order protect them from spills, dirt and wear. Carpets can be protected by applying a film that is tough enough to withstand foot traffic but light enough not to add too much weight or change how your carpets feel. This will make it easier for you when you want to walk on the carpet again. Carpet protector films are also applied to protect your carpets from wear and tear caused by furniture legs, door mats, vacuum cleaner bristles or just general traffic over time!

Now that you know how important it is to apply a carpet protector film correctly, let's have a look at some of the key points for getting the best out of your Carpet Protector Film.

Benefits of Carpet Protector Films:

  • Protects carpets from spills, dirt and wear caused by furniture legs, door mats, vacuum cleaner bristles or just general traffic over time!
  • Reduces the cost for cleaning carpets that have been damaged in these ways.
  • Increases the lifespan of your carpets by keeping them in their best condition.

Unlike flooring materials such as wood and stone, it is nearly impossible to remove stains from a carpet. This is a very real problem if you are working on a painting project or a major renovation is planned for the near future.

The good news is that carpet protection film will provide a robust barrier between the work area and the underlying surface.

Installation for the carpet film can vary, but with a few tips you can make sure your new protection lasts.

It is available both as self-adhesive and peel & stick varieties that offer different degrees of protection for differing needs.

Still, we need to remember that the application process is just as important. How should this protection film be installed so that the adequate amount of protection is present at all times? Let us examine what the industry experts have to say on carpet protection.

Appreciating the Dimensions of the Work Area

The first concern about carpet protection will involve accurately measuring the dimensions of the area in question (square feet or square metres). Assuming that these measurements have been obtained, add ten percent to the figure.

This will provide you with a bit of extra leeway while allowing the sections of film to overlap. It is always better to have slightly too much film as opposed to "coming up short" and leaving a portion of the carpet exposed.

Ensuring that the Film Adheres Properly

Many types of carpet protector film are equipped with a self-adhesive backing. This is an excellent addition which helps to ensure that the impermeable layer remains in place at all times.

It is still a good idea to press the surface down onto the underlying carpet with one hand as the roll is being extended. This will guarantee that the maximum amount of surface area comes into contact with the carpet.

Taping Down the Periphery

It is always better to be safe than sorry in regards to self-adhesive carpet film. This is why industry professionals recommend taping down the edges of the film as well as any joints that may be present.

This self adhesive tape will provide an level of stability while helping to ensure that no liquids accidentally seep between the segments.

Covering your carpets ahead of a renovation project dos not have to represent a complicated process. The steps mentioned above can all be completed within a short period of time and as a result, you will be able to protect a valuable flooring surface from any damage that might otherwise occur.

Trio Plus have a wide range of carpet protector films available so please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.