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Smartstrand carpet makes vacuums difficult to push

\015 I too found that after installing a Smartstrand carpet my Dyson Pet vacuum is very difficult to push or pull. No matter which direction I go on the carpet it takes a lot of effort. I saw another post that Dyson now has a manual height adjustment that recommend for this type of carpet.\015\012\015\012While I like the soft feel of this carpet, and the claimed durability, I also don't like the visible seams in this carpet. I have a very large room 16' x 53' and there are 4 seams running across the room and no mater how much we walk on it, or vacuum it, the seams still show. It's been over a month and no sign of them diminishing.\015

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The seam problem could be an installation problem. It is important to pattern match any carpet with a pattern. If the carpet is a plush carpet, the seams should not be invisible, but not unsightly. If he carpet is a frieze, the seams should be hard to find. Any variance from these norms could mean a redo of the seams by a talented carpet installer. In a large room such as yours seams will never be invisible. \012
\012Good Luck,\012carpetguru
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