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If you come across a cigarette burn in your cleaning carpet ritual, you'll need to do some simple repair work. First snip away the singed edges with fine manicure scissors or a razor blade. Use tweezers to pull out the severely burned fibers and discard. Remove clean carpet strands from another, hidden area in the room. Apply glue to the burned area, and press the clean fibers into the spot. Press the area with a heavy object for several days before walking on it.
It is very hard to pull up the burned part with tweezers, so I used a finger nail file to sand off the burnt parts. It worked great and it gave back a more plush feel that made my hot glue gun stick better when I applied Ace Felt Pads (Heavy Dudy * Self Adhesive * Comes in Many Colors * Comes in Many Sizes.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|