Some of you may already be aware of this, but sunlight takes a drastic toll on your carpet, making the color fade away gradually as time goes on. However, there’s more than simply natural light that causes carpets to begin fading, and we want you to be prepared for all of them so you can take appropriate precautions. Here are different reasons that the color of a carpet will fade, and how you can prevent future fading from happening.
Causes for Carpet Fading
As we mentioned earlier, sunlight is a common cause for carpet fading. It is one of the most common variables, which make sense considering the many carpets that get exposed to natural light all of the time.
In addition to sun fading, other factors can make carpeting start to fade too. Sometimes, it has to do with the color of the carpet. Lighter colors often fade sooner than darker ones because there isn’t as much dye that gets used making lighter colors.
Ways to Prevent Your Carpet From Fading
Most of the prevention methods for carpet fading have to do with minimizing the impact of sunlight on them. To begin, consider closing any blinds that let sunlight get through to your carpeting. Blinds help reduce how much ultraviolet light can get inside your house and wear your carpeting, and various furnishings, down.
Also, if only a portion of your carpet is getting hit by natural light, you can also prevent fading by rotating it every now and then. This way, the portion of carpeting getting hit by the light will change frequently so that fading happens more slowly. It would also help to disperse the fading more evenly around your carpeting.
One last way for you to minimize the chances of fading in your carpeting is to wash it by using a cleaning solution with color protection. This way, it will be easier to preserve whatever color your carpeting has. Just make sure to apply this solution regularly because it will become less effective over time.
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