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Temporary garage floor tiles Or something similar over carpet..??


Old 07-20-11, 01:42 PM
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Temporary garage floor tiles Or something similar over carpet..??

I have semi-converted a bedroom into an office/computer workroom. (Roughly 200 sq ft)

Flooring is carpet, which I don't really want to remove. However, I would like the accessable floorspace to be covered with some non-textured (Diamond plate or other design) that might be a bit more static free and modular so that I can roll my desk chair around without rolling off the standard desk carpet protector pad.

All I can find is the modular garage flooring with the diamond plate look or the vented tiles..

Does that make sense? Trying not to or can't spend an arm & a leg.

Any ideas?
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Old 07-20-11, 02:29 PM
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Can't see putting something like that over the carpet without it damaging the carpet.

I know you said you did not want to but I would remove the carpet if you don't want to be directly on a carpeted surface.
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I'm with Mitch, I can't see anything being put over the carpet being a viable option. I wouldn't think replacing the carpet with vinyl [or vinyl tiles] or laminate being any more expensive than what you suggested.
Old 07-20-11, 08:50 PM
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Desk chair wheels indent all but the hardest of materials. How about cutting a sheet of plywood (1/2" or better) and smoothing over the edges? You could paint or stain it to look nice. Likely less than $40 total
Old 07-21-11, 04:34 AM
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Yeah, big orange has 1/2" CDX for $12, but around the corner they have cabinet grade AC for $14.....go figure.
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