A bleach spot is a carpet’s worst nightmare. Unlike stains that can be washed out of the carpet, bleach spots are permanent. When bleach makes contacts with the carpet, it can quickly dissipate the pigment in the carpet. The bleach removes color and leaves behind the natural color of the carpet’s fibers. When bleach spots occur on the carpet, often homeowners or business owners will begin looking for solutions. Dye Pro Carpet Dyeing & Restoration will share the best option for bleach spots and how they can be permanently repaired.
Cay You Dye Bleach Spots on Carpet Yourself?
Bleach spots can be repaired but DIY methods aren’t recommended! After spilling bleach, you may have gone online to find the best repair solution. When doing research online you may have also come across a few DIY bleach spot fixes, some using a crayon or marker. Do not use these temporary and poor repair methods. They simply look terrible and will not last. You can also find bleach spot repair kits online however, they also have their draw backs. For one, they come with a pre-mixed dye or a kit to mix your own dye to repair your carpet. A professional undergoes a lot of training to perfectly match the color of the carpet. Mixing dyes is complex and it is hard to recreate the perfect color of the carpet. It is hard to mix dye and the pre-made dyes you can buy never match. Bleach spot repair kits are also expensive, ranging from $75 or more. You will find it is a better investment to seek out professional bleach spot repair services than trying to fix them on your own.
Bleach Neutralizer & Carpet Dyeing
A professional service will take all of the necessary steps to ensure prefect repairs. One step they take is to ensure they do not need to bleach more color from the bleach spot. This may sound a bit confusing, but in some cases the bleaching did not complete. Some pigment can remain, depending on the concentration of bleach that was exposed to the carpet. If needed, the carpet dye specialist will remove all of the dye out of the carpet. This is necessary to ensure the color repairs match perfectly with the rest of the carpet. Another important step when repairing bleach spots is to neutralize the bleach and clean the site. Bleach remains active in the carpet and if not neutralized properly, the repairs will not work. The bleach spots are then dyed. The carpet dye special will create the dye color on site. They will match the color perfectly and apply the dye in layers while blending the dye into the fibers. It is important to apply the right amount of dye in the carpet to ensure the color isn’t too light or too dark. This is why the dye must be applied slowly and in layers. A professional bleach spot repair can take between 30 minutes or more depending on the size and number of bleach spots that need to be repaired. You will also be surprised to see how affordable bleach spot repairs are and with great results.