Installing carpet tack strips
If you will need to seam collectively several pieces of carpeting, you may need an electric seaming metal, seaming fat, and roll of heat-activated seam tape. Plug when you look at the iron and let it heat up up. Butt the edges of two pieces of carpeting tight together, but don't allow them to overlap. Raise up-and fold straight back one edge of flooring. Fall a length of heat-activated seam tape halfway beneath the side of carpeting which is level on the ground. Operate the tape along the entire seam, making certain it is situated halfway underneath the flooring.
Lay flat the folded-back bit of flooring, and check for a tight fit across the seam. Beginning at one wall surface, fall the hot seaming metal to the seam. Slowly glide the metal between your two pieces of carpeting, activating the adhesive regarding seam tape. Ask a helper follow closely behind with a seaming body weight, and firmly press upon the carpet to adhere both sides to your tape.