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Why does an ice cube remove carpet indentations?

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June 16, 2009 3:58AM

My educatedguess would be: 1. Carpets absorb liquids 2. Carpets have relatively slow absorption rates 3. Carpets have different absorption rates Conclusion: On average a ice cube will melt slow enough for the fullest saturation potential Thus lifting carpet from compacted form. Furthermore allowing the carpet to air dry should have conditioned the carpet to its original form. By vacuuming the carpet should allow for any other fibers or water to be broke free. Key Point: Every Carpet has different absorption rates. So it might not work on every carpet.