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Replacing a Damaged Area of Carpet

1. Nail a template, i.e. can lid or wood cutout, over damaged area. Leave nails sticking out.


2. With a razor blade, cut out carpet around template. Repeat first 2 steps for the new patch.
3. Clean loose fibers. Place double-sided tape halfway under carpet edges. Place glue on patch edges.
4. Press Patch in place. Place heavy object on patch overnight.
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