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How To Fix Carpet Dents When You Move Furniture

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So you moved your living-room furniture around. Cool new look, right? Totally, except for the telltale dents in the carpet. Before trying (and failing) to massage it back into shape, try this quick and easy trick.

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What you need: A few ice cubes and a vacuum.

What you do: Place ice cubes on top of the dents, then wait. Once they melt, run a vacuum over the wet areas until dry.

Why this works: The water encourages the carpet's fibers to swell and subsequently return to their previous shape. The vacuum encourages dry floors.

Just think: Now you can layer your rugs for aesthetic purposes, not just to hide all traces of the great ottoman disaster of 2014.

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