Vacuuming plush carpet


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Old 11-20-18, 05:24 AM
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Vacuuming plush carpet

We spent so much time trying to decide on the best new carpet, and we picked this soft, plush carpet that looks and feels great to walk on, but our vacuum leaves big tracks that are so obvious. It is an upright, and sort of heavy, but tried our cheaper lighter one and it was just as bad. Just wondering if a canister vac might do better. Any ideas? Suggestions?
 
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Old 11-20-18, 07:22 AM
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I suspect any vacuum you use will leave tracts.

My wife is an artist when it comes to a vacuumed room and I know she just cringes when we walk on it!
 
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Old 11-20-18, 08:27 AM
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Anything will leave tracks whether it be a vacuum, you walking on it or swiping your hand across the carpet. The key is to channel your inner zen when vacuuming. Create a nice geometric pattern or curving lines that follow the path of chi through the room... then curse when someone walks on it making footprints.
 
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Old 11-20-18, 12:51 PM
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They have rug combs that will smooth out the tracks or patterns that are inherent with high pile carpeting.
 
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Old 11-20-18, 04:35 PM
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So we just came up with the next million dollar invention, a floating vacuum that leaves no marks, just like the floating lawn mower which I would love to see one day!

https://www.doityourself.com/forum/a...1&d=1542760506
 
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Old 11-20-18, 05:21 PM
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I understand they are used in Britain.
 
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Old 11-20-18, 07:56 PM
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Learn to levitate,....................................
 
 

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