Why does carpet need to be re-stretched? Several conditions can cause your carpet to ripple and wrinkle like the carpet pictured above. This homeowner from the Taylor Ranch area of Albuquerque, New Mexico had this problem. High temperatures and an enclosed room, improper installation and humidity levels when installing are some of the causes for this. Call on a professional to help you rectify this situation. New Mexico Carpet Repair and Cleaning has a IICRC certified technician. He can come out and take care of this situation by stretching the carpet using a power stretcher. This will ensure your carpet is properly stretched,will look and perform better. This along with a good cleaning will leave your carpet looking refreshed and neat.