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Most companies use whoever offers the better deal...

Most companies use whoever offers the better deal at the moment.
12-08-20, 12:28 PM
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Posted By sam floor

Look for some border tiles that complement those...

Look for some border tiles that complement those tiles. A row on each side would look good.
07-07-20, 07:43 PM
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Posted By sam floor

It takes a lot more carpet if it has a pattern

It takes a lot more carpet if it has a pattern
06-24-20, 05:34 PM
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Posted By sam floor

Just make sure they either kick the carpet on...

Just make sure they either kick the carpet on with a knee kicker or use a stair stretcher. Some guys just push it into the gullies with a stair tool, and that won't be tight enough. Since those are...
02-15-20, 07:03 AM
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Posted By sam floor

Actually, the base is supposed to go on first...

Actually, the base is supposed to go on first with no gap at the bottom. That is the way tack strip was designed to be used with it. Most contractors just do it wrong.Tack strip angles in on the...
01-07-20, 10:30 AM
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Posted By sam floor

It can be taken apart and fixed. All carpet...

It can be taken apart and fixed. All carpet should be power stretched. It voids the manufacturers warranty if it isn't. You got some hacks.
10-06-19, 08:44 AM
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Posted By sam floor

I would go to a locally owned store or find an...

I would go to a locally owned store or find an independent installer. Both are usually more honest than a big box store.
10-05-19, 01:52 PM
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Posted By sam floor

There is no "free installation". They mark up the...

There is no "free installation". They mark up the carpet and pad to cover it. The installers don't work for them, they work for an installation company and don't work free. I would be very surprised...
09-25-19, 12:34 PM
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Posted By sam floor

The pad should be glued. They make a special glue...

The pad should be glued. They make a special glue just for that. Over time the pad will gradually move and bunch up on the edges. The carpet will also wear prematurely if the pad moves. They need to...
08-23-19, 10:46 AM
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Posted By sam floor

A pole stretcher is needed. Besides, a beginner...

A pole stretcher is needed. Besides, a beginner should never attempt to stretch a short carpet like that with a kicker. It is very easy to rip it.
08-04-19, 09:56 AM
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Posted By sam floor

Get underlayment plywood (it is about 1/4"...

Get underlayment plywood (it is about 1/4" thick). Staple every 4-6" in the field. Every 2' on the edges. fill the cracks between. it will be fine installed over the old lino. . Then you can install...
07-16-19, 08:35 PM
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Posted By sam floor

Just use some double-faced tape.

Just use some double-faced tape.
07-02-19, 05:32 PM
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Posted By sam floor

Not familiar with that particular vinyl. But if...

Not familiar with that particular vinyl. But if it is like Flexitec, and can be installed loose, it should work fine. Vinyl-backed-vinyls are not glued down. so they can be rolled up and relayed...
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