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Offline Pseudoscience-is-malarkey

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Anyone know what this is?
« on: 23/11/2015 00:59:13 »
Every house has these. I don't know if it's hair or carpet fibers or whatever, but they consistently form in the area of homes where carpet meets wall.
« Last Edit: 23/11/2015 01:03:46 by Pseudoscience-is-malarkey »


 

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Re: Anyone know what this is?
« Reply #1 on: 23/11/2015 09:35:25 »
Possibly spiked carpet-fitting tool puncturing rubber-backing, allowing dampness to seep through ?



Alternatively the marks may correspond with blobs of glue to hold the carpet in position.
« Last Edit: 23/11/2015 09:52:45 by RD »
 

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Re: Anyone know what this is?
« Reply #2 on: 24/11/2015 15:26:37 »
Possibly spiked carpet-fitting tool puncturing rubber-backing, allowing dampness to seep through ?



Alternatively the marks may correspond with blobs of glue to hold the carpet in position.
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Every house has these. I don't know if it's hair or carpet fibers or whatever, but they consistently form in the area of homes where carpet meets wall.

I have never seen anything like that but when blown up it looks like a stain from the heel of a shoe...or something..It doesn't look furry or fuzzy or I would say a dust bunny made up of rug fibers formed from foot traffic path but has tumbled around and somehow collected up on the wall like a lonely dust bunny....
 

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Re: Anyone know what this is?
« Reply #3 on: 24/11/2015 15:30:17 »
IT DOES LOOK LIKE 2 MOULDY SPOTS TO ME...!

Don may be right about moistue...

BY THE WAY THOSE AWFUL OLD RUG STRETCHERS


WERE REAL KNEE BRUISERS!!
 

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