Shading, Footprints and Vacuum Marks

Shading, Footprints and Vacuum Marks

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Even certain furniture styles can exhibit shading

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What you need to know

Shading, footprints, and vacuum marks are all considered Shading issues. They can occur due to pile compression from foot traffic, vacuuming, and light reflection. As the carpet is trafficked or vacuumed, the pile is compressed, laid down, or oriented in different directions. The carpet pile that is lying down will appear lighter in color because the light is reflecting off of the sides …..

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