How do i install a carpet tack strip?

Answer Applying Tack StripsApply the tack strips around the perimeter of the room. Leave approximately 2/3 the thickness of the carpet in between the strips and wall. Tack strips come ready to install wit... Read More »

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How do I install tack strip for carpet?

Clean the surface of the floor of any dirt, debris or dust. Lay the tack strips flat against the floor around the perimeter of the area with pins pointing up. Do not lay strips in front of doorways... Read More »

How do i install a carpet tack strip on concrete?

Appropriate Tack StripChoose the appropriate tack strip for concrete. Tack strip that is meant for wood floors can not be installed on concrete floors because the nails will bend. Choose concrete t... Read More »

How do I install carpet tack strip on steps?

MeasureMeasure the width of the stairs using a tape measure and subtract an inch from your measurement. Cut two strips per stair at the subtracted length.InstallationAttach a tack strip onto the ri... Read More »

How do i remove carpet tack strip nails?

Slide the notched end of a pry bar around the head of the nail. If the nail is too deep into the sub floor, you may also need to use a hammer.Strike the rounded edge of the pry bar with the hammer ... Read More »