Is carpet padding really needed?

Answer On One Hand: Most Carpets Need a PadWhen you install a carpet in a residence or business, it will wear thin from foot traffic. A carpet pad will slow down the wear process and provide heat insulati... Read More »

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Can you use peel and stick carpet over carpet padding?

No, the carpet pad moves far to much and your tile will look loose and crooked in a very short amount of time. Also, the carpet pad will not allow the adhesive to bond to it.

How thick is carpet padding?

Most carpet padding, which is the layer under the carpeting itself, is between 3/8 inch and 7/16 inch thick, depending on the type of padding. The thickness of the padding needed depends on the typ... Read More »

Can carpet padding be attached to a rug?

Carpet padding can be used on a rug to keep the rug from slipping or discoloring the floor underneath it. The padding is generally made from either jute, synthetic fiber or recycled textile fiber,... Read More »

How do I fix puckered carpet padding?

Remove the CarpetRemove the carpet from the puckered area so you can reach the padding. Start by pulling the carpet from the tack strip until the puckered area of padding is exposed. Make sure you ... Read More »