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How can I make the worn carpet in my living room seem newer?

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gatorswife

Asked by gatorswife at 12:49 PM on Dec. 19, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • I put a huge decorative rug on top of my wore living room carpet.

    KimPrintable

    Answer by KimPrintable at 12:56 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • Get the Woolite Scrub Stick (I think it's called stick...Dr. maybe?) Anyway, it's the scrub brush and the cleaner on a rake type handle that you put together. You scrub and fluff up the individual fibers so it looks nice and newer. Smells good, too!
    JawgaMom1

    Answer by JawgaMom1 at 1:01 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • I'd say put an area rug over it. That can add a lot of color and flair to a room.
    Izsarejman

    Answer by Izsarejman at 1:04 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • Go buy a remnant. You can find one as big or small as you need at virtually any carpet place. Lay that on top of the old carpet. I'm tell you this because before a friend told me to do it, I never thought of it. It looks great!

    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 1:09 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • Put an area rug over it or get it cleaned by a reputable professional.
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 1:21 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • steam clean your carpet.
    mandynjohnsmom

    Answer by mandynjohnsmom at 1:33 PM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • Area rugs
    tasches

    Answer by tasches at 7:44 PM on Dec. 20, 2010

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