Carpet warranties can be a big help as it comes with many benefits. But, even if the carpets are really expensive, not everyone who has purchased them can claim carpet warranties.
There are many carpet issues that can void carpet warranty. And, if you want to full take advantage of this warranty, you have to take great care of your carpet.
Apart from knowing how to take care of your carpet, it’s important to know which issues might result in your carpet warranty being voided. These are some carpet issues that may void you your warranty:
Not hiring a professional carpet cleaning company to clean your carpet. Carpet manufacturers will require you to have your carpet professionally cleaned for them to deem you eligible for a warranty. Don’t forget to keep proof such as receipts to show that you have had your carpet cleaned by professionals.
Not hiring a professional carpet cleaning company to clean your carpet soon. Not only would you need to have professionals clean your carpet, you have to make sure that they clean in within the time period specified by the manufacturer. Some manufacturers instruct that their carpets be professionally cleaned every 6 months, while others require for their carpets to be cleaned every 24 months.
Not following the correct cleaning method recommended by the manufacturer. Most carpet manufacturers only recommend hot water extraction carpet cleaning method. Choosing other cleaning methods, such as encapsulation and bonnet cleaning, might result in your carpet warranty being voided.
Water and flood damage on carpet. Unfortunately, even when flood isn’t really something you can control, water and flood can cause damage to your carpet that might be irreparable.
Not using the recommended carpet padding. The manufacturer won’t only mention for you to put padding under your carpet, but it would recommend a specific type and quality of carpet padding for you to use.