Carpet Repair

Take care of your carpet with these repair, cleaning and installation how-tos.

Carpet Cleaning Tips for Long Lasting Carpet

Properly cleaned and maintained carpet will last twice as long. Learn the effective strategies for keeping your carpet looking new and fresh for years.

Carpet Repair projects

  • Tips for Removing Carpet

    Save some money on your next carpet installation by removing the old carpet yourself. This article has some nifty tips that will save your back…

  • Carpet Cleaning Tips for Long Lasting Carpet

    Properly cleaned and maintained carpet will last twice as long. Learn the effective strategies for keeping your carpet looking new and fresh for…

  • Do it right. Do it yourself.

    The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.

  • How to Choose Carpet

    To buy the best carpet for your home, learn about different styles, materials and quality to ensure durability and comfort for your long-term…

  • How to Restretch a Carpet

    Tired up lumpy, loose carpeting? You can restretch your old carpeting in less than a day. In fact you can fit, trim and restretch a new carpet…

  • Carpet Maintenance Tips: 3 Quick Carpet Fixes

    Save a bundle by fixing common carpet and rug problems like burn spots, loose wall-to-wall carpet, and wet carpet using basic tools and…

  • How to Get Stains Out of Carpet

    Don't replace a whole carpet because of one small stain. With a cookie cutter carpet patch you can cut out and replace the bad spot with an…

  • Carpet Cleaning Tips for Pet Owners

    Eliminate pet stains and odors quickly after the accident by using this simple vacuum technique plus special bio-enzyme cleaners. Solve the…

  • How to Remove Wax From a Carpet

    Candle wax accidentally dripped on a plush carpet may look like a hopeless mess, but with a cool head, a hot iron, and a few tricks of the…

  • Removing Old Carpet

    Tear out carpet yourself and silence floor squeaks, eliminate odors, hide speaker wires, replace bad subfloors and save a few bucks too! All…

  • Carpet Care Tips to Make Your Carpet Last

    Get years more life from your investment: if you treat your carpet right, it'll last much longer, saving you money in the long run. Check out…