Top Cuts

Top Cuts

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Top cuts because fraying

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Top cut goes on a diagonal

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Top cut goes on a diagonal

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Primary backing is cut from an errant knife

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Top cuts on commercial carpet

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Shows up within weeks to months

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Top cuts

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What you need to know

Top cuts are a condition that occurs due to installer carelessness at the time of installation. When the installer makes cuts to the carpet he is working on and inadvertently cuts through to the face yarns of the carpet that is already installed below, this can cut the loops, tufts, and sometimes even the backing of the already installed carpet. The damage is often not

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