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carpet & Rug Binding by Americarpets of Layton, UT

Carpet binding

Not sure if you want to install carpeting or do a full renovation of your home? Can't find an area rug you love? Carpet binding is a simple solution for your floor covering needs. It's affordable and available to Americarpets flooring customers in Layton, Ogden, Bountiful, and Salt Lake City, Utah. We can use your own carpet remnants or you can choose from our in-stock inventory to find exactly what you are looking for. Americarpets offers a variety of carpet remnant options, stitching styles, and remnant sizes.

There are plenty of ways to customize your new rug by utilizing our carpet binding service. Doing so will help you create a new look and feel in your home. The best thing is you can do this on a limited budget and you can get it all done locally in the Layton area.

If you are unsure if carpet binding is the right flooring service for you, our design advisers are here to offer expert advice.. The team at Americarpets of Layton can help you match color schemes, patterns, and types of stitching to your existing home decor.

A quick consultation, some pictures of your home, a few measurements, and the first few steps toward your new floor covering are done.

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What is carpeting binding

Carpet binding is defined as the process of stitching together the edges of carpet remnants with a strong fabric that prevents the edges from unraveling. There are a number of stitches and techniques used to achieve this goal. Americarpets uses carpet remnants from your latest home remodel or several remnants that we have in stock to create a fantastic looking area rug for your Layton, Ogden, Salt Lake City, or Bountiful Utah home. We can also make door mats, stair runners, and hallway runners with this service.

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  • Binding tape: This durable polyester tape is applied to the edges of a carpet remnant. We then use a high-powered sewing machine on the taped edges - securing them together. Using binding tape is the most common method of carpet binding. A handheld rolling sewing machine can be used. This is a cost-effective solution to residents on a budget.

  • Traditional surging: We can also surge the edges of carpet remnants, giving you a more luxurious look. This is most often used on high-quality materials like oriental carpeting. The edges are finished with a tightly wound thread instead of tape. The surging process is more lengthy - it may take weeks to complete depending on the size of the remnant.

  • Surging tape: This carpet binding method combines the previous stated methods, giving you a luxurious look at a more affordable price. Surging tape looks very similar to traditional surging and is also very durable. The look is completed using the same methods used for polyester binding tape.

Fringing can be added using a strong adhesive for an oriental-inspired look on any carpet remnant that is bound on the edges to make an area rug. This can add a bit more pizazz elements to the room you are renovating.  

Rug binding

Rug binding is a simple yet incredibly useful process in which a strip of cotton, or a similar synthetic material, like nylon, is attached to the underside of the edge of a carpet piece. This can be done to repair damage that has been sustained through the normal daily use of the rug, or when the rug is brand new, to prevent that sort of damage from occurring in the first place.

Moving heavy furniture over the edges of carpet fabric, normal to heavy foot traffic on a regular basis, and other damaging occurrences can add-up over time, causing the edges of a once beautiful rug to become frayed and ugly. Not only does it look bad, it means bad things for your rug - loose attachments between the fibers leads to faster fraying. This means that damage to the carpet quickens if the rug continues to be used without repair.

Light to medium fraying can be repaired by binding and all fraying is prevented by it. Having your brand new rug bound will increase the amount of time that you have to enjoy it by several years, preserving your investment. Having your older, slightly damaged rug bound will repair the edges of your jagged and messy carpet and provide many more years of enjoyment from it.

Rugs are meant to be walked on and we want to ensure that you can do that without worrying that you'll ruin it. By increasing the longevity and durability of your rugs, Americarpets keep your decor investment secure.   

To learn more about the flooring services that we offer, visit Americarpets of Layton in Layton here where we proudly service the areas of Ogden, Salt Lake City, and Bountiful.

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