Carpet Repair & Carpet Stretching To Fix Carpet

Ocean County & Monmouth County, New Jersey

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Rips, burns, snags, ripples, open seams, permanent stains. When this happens to your carpet, it can feel disastrous. But before you panic, call GM Carpet Care in Ocean County, New Jersey to discuss your carpet repair options. In many cases, the carpet doesn’t need to be replaced, and we can repair your entire carpet so well that you won’t be able to tell the difference! There is a good chance we can save your investment and fix your damaged carpet.

We have the knowledge, experience, and equipment to repair all makes and types of carpeting. Common issues we are called upon to fix include loose and rippled carpets, open carpet seams, holes and area rug repairs.

Watch Some Examples of Our Carpet Repair Services

As a certified Senior Carpet Inspector based in Toms River, NJ, unlike other carpet repair companies, we know how carpet is constructed and we can maintain it and repair it. Anything that is repairable we can do, and we love the challenge.

We Are Carpet Repair Experts Who Fix All Types of Carpet Damage

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Carpet with ripples that need to be stretched.
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Ripples are gone! Carpet repair is complete!

Rips, Open Seams, Delamination

Are you aware that your wall to wall carpet is made of individual pieces of carpet that are glued together? After years of wear and tear your carpet seams can become exposed. The seams of your carpet will either split or peak.

We can make any gaps, seams, or tears disappear. We understand how carpet is constructed, and pay attention to detail so you won’t be able to tell the carpet has been repaired!

Rippled, Buckled, and Loose Carpet

Loose, ripped carpets with excessive wear and trip hazards are signs of poorly installed carpets. We provide carpet stretching services and have all the equipment to re-stretch and install your carpets the right way fixing carpet wrinkles.

Our carpet stretching services are one of the most requested repairs in Toms River. The process of restretching is detaching the carpet from the tack strip. Then stretch from one end of the room to the other, reattach to the tack strip, then cut off the excess carpet. This results in a much tighter stretch, which will remove wrinkles, buckling, and waves. Most importantly, a power stretcher is always used for stretching carpet.

Burns, Pet Damage, and Stain Removal

When your carpet is permanently damaged, small sections can be replaced using spare carpeting. We take the time to match the repair so you won’t be able to see the difference.

Common carpet repairs in Toms River, like pet damage, holes, stains, burns, and fraying edges at transitions and we are able to patch them all. A carpet patch is the process of cutting out the damaged area and replacing it with a suitable donor piece. The donor piece can come from the leftover carpet from the original installation or a closet.

Read about How Professionals Patch Carpet To Blend Perfectly

Have you ever wondered how to mend carpet together? Have you had someone else come to do a repair and it didn’t turn out the way you hoped? Give us a call, we will also fix bad repairs. 

Our Carpet Repair Process

  • Step 1: Get a Free Estimate

We offer “FREE ESTIMATES” of all our services, mostly by phone. We will make every effort to thoroughly explain ALL our methods and procedures during the initial call, estimate, and booking. We serve customers throughout Ocean County and Monmouth County, New Jersey.

  • Step 2: Inspection

Before we begin, we will do a thorough review of ALL your concerns. We’ll provide honest and upfront expectations based on your concerns and the condition of your carpets.​

  • Step 3: Vacuum

Prepare for your carpet repair service call by cleaning up the day before we arrive. We ask for a very thorough vacuuming of all carpets to be repaired. The day before is preferred! If a customer cannot vacuum, we do offer this service for an additional fee.

  • Step 4: Repair

We’ll repair your carpet, ensuring the repair is performed correctly while working to ensure it is not noticeable to an untrained eye.

  • Step 5: Clean Up

We thoroughly clean up after ourselves. We return all furniture to its original location. We vacuum all areas.

How To Prepare For Carpet Repair Services

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Before we arrive:

Please make sure we will be able to access the nearest exterior door to the area being repaired. If you need to remove cars from your driveway, please do this prior to our arrival.

If you live in a gated community, please call in advance and let security know that you are expecting “GM Carpet Care.”

If you have pets, please remove them to another room, a neighbor, or secure them in a kennel or carrier. We will be opening and closing doors and want to be sure your pets are kept safe. We are not responsible for a runaway cat or dog.

Do you need carpet stretching? For restretching, please remove all knickknacks, bric-a-brac, items from on top of and within all furniture in the rooms to be re-stretched. As many items that you can personally remove from the room is greatly appreciated.

For repairs, please remove as much as possible within a 10-foot radius of any repairs, to give free, unencumbered access to the area.

Call 732-929-9669 or Contact Us Now For Carpet Repair in Toms River, NJ

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How much can fixing carpet wrinkles cost?

A: It depends on the size of the area, the type of fabric, and the severity of the wrinkles. The best choice is to call a qualified professional for a quote.

Q: Can a burn mark on a burnt carpet be repaired?

A: Carpet burn is a specific kind of burn that results from the rapid melting of the fibers in the carpet. It can be repaired, but it’s important to take action quickly.

The first thing you’ll need to do is remove any loose fibers or particles from the area. You can do this by gently shaking the area or using a vacuum cleaner with a brush attachment. Once the area is clean, use a repair kit to fix the damage. Most kits come with a repair compound and a brush. Apply the compound to the damaged area and let it dry completely. Once it’s dry, apply a coat of polish to protect it from future damage.

Q: Is carpet adhesive toxic?

A: There are a few different types of carpet adhesive, and some are more toxic than others. However, all carpet adhesives contain chemicals that can be harmful if inhaled or ingested. For this reason, it’s important to use caution when working with carpet adhesive and to always wear gloves and a mask.

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