Carpet to Laminate Transition


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Old 04-01-03, 01:28 PM
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Carpet to Laminate Transition

I put laminate down in hallway and am leaving carpet in bedroom. Edge of laminate will have wooden butt reducer. I think that I should put tack strip in bedroom doorway to re-attach carpet and tuck in between tack strip and butt reducer. How do I detirmine how far from reducer to nail down (into concrete) tack strip??? Also, should the carpet pad go over the tack strip??
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Old 04-02-03, 04:07 AM
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The gully should be the same thickness as the carpet, but no greater then 3/8"

No, the padding is trimmed off just behind the tackstrip. You want the pins on the strip exposed, to grip into the carpet backing.
 
 

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