tackstrip sticking through carpet


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Old 09-08-05, 11:12 AM
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Question tackstrip sticking through carpet

we removed old carpet and installed new . the new carpet was not as high quality the pile was not as thick. now the tacks on the tackstrip stick out especially on the stairs . is there a solution to the problem ?
 
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Old 09-08-05, 02:23 PM
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They should have know and changed the tackstrip out from "C" pin tackstrip to "D" or "J" pin tackstrip.


Or several layers of duct tape over the pins or a strip of sheet vinyl over the pins to raise the carpet so the pins don't stick all the way through.


You can always beat them down with a hammer, but that could make little dimples.
 
 

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