Installation Damage

Installation Damage

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Stretching damage

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Damage

Installation Damage 3

Damage was repaired by installer.

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Stretching damage

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Stretching damage

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Stretching damage

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Stretching damage

Installation Damage 2

Stretching damage

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Stretching damage

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Damage to primary and a secondary backing

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Damages is often close to perimeter walls

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Damage can be seen on the carpet backing

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What you need to know

Installation tool damage can occur for many different reasons. Knee kicking the carpet with excessive force or an improperly adjusted knee-kicker can cause damage to the carpet surface or backing. The result can be tuft loss, sprouted tufts, and tears to the primary and secondary backing. A change to the carpet texture may also be visible from the use of an improperly adjusted knee-kicker. The use of a stinger can result in visible holes in the surface of the carpet, tufts pushed down into the

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