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Free laying of carpet

When the floor is perfectly level, the laying of a carpet with a foam underlayment can be done in so-called "free" laying since no gluing takes place, the method of fixing being limited to laying a double-sided adhesive tape around the room and on the planned layout of the juxtaposition of the tiles.

Necessary material

  • Trichlorethylene substitute
  • Cutter
  • Pencil
  • Metre
  • Long Rule
  • planarizer
  • square
  • Scissors
  • Double-sided adhesive

Steps

  1. Cutting the carpet around the door
  2. Cutting the carpet around the room
  3. Final juxtaposition of the

Cutting the carpet around the door

Degrease the floor before double-sided laying

Degrease the floor before double-sided laying

1. Before you can double-sided and to adhere sufficiently, you must vacuum and degrease the soil by using a trichlorethylene substitute, then put the double-sided adhesive around the perimeter of the room keeping it upper protection band.

Leave ≃ 12 cm more along the plinth

Leave ≃ 12 cm more along the plinth

2. Bring the roll of carpet to one of the walls so that a few inches go up along the plinth.

Cut the edge of the carpet at the beginning of the plinth

Cut the edge of the carpet at the beginning of the plinth

3. Cut the edge of the carpet vertically at the beginning of the plinth, flush with the bottom of the door frame.

Finish cutting with chisel

Finish cutting with chisel

4. Cut the cutter or chisel with precision, the carpet at the base of the frame of the door.

Cutting the carpet around the room

Mark the fold of the carpet along the plinth

Mark the fold of the carpet along the plinth

1. Using the back of your cutter, mark the natural fold of the carpet along the plinth. We worked here with a retractable blade cutter.

Stack the carpet along the plinth

Stack the carpet along the plinth

2. Pass the carpet cutter, being careful to press it down along the plinth. Work slowly to get a clean cut.

Cut the end of carpet trimmed

Cut the end of carpet trimmed

3. When cutting with the reamer is stopped (the length of the tool does not allow the carpet to be cut to the adjacent wall), turn the carpet upside down and cut the scissors in a vertical direction. detached by the tool.

Draw a straight line in line with the cut already made

Draw a straight line in line with the cut already made

4. Turn the corner of the carpet upside down and draw in pencil on the foam back, a rectilinear straight line in the exact extension of the cut made with the leveler.

Cut the strip to form the angle

Cut the strip to form the angle

5. Follow this mark to scissor off the edge of the edge of the carpet.

Continue staking on the adjacent wall

Continue staking on the adjacent wall

6. Fold the cut carpet back to its original position and attack the cutter to be cut along the baseboard of the adjacent wall.

Final juxtaposition of the

Plank the carpet gently

Plank the carpet gently

1. After making sure that the carpet thus cut is correctly positioned in the corner of the room, remove the protective strip from the double-sided adhesive that you have placed on the edge and then place the moquelle as you go along. advancing slowly.

Plot the location of the joint on the ground

Plot the location of the joint on the ground

2. After locating the exact location of the joint that will be formed by the two carpet tiles, mark a line along the entire length of the room. Use for this a ruler and a pencil.

Glue the strip of adhesive on the line drawn

Glue the strip of adhesive on the line drawn

3. Apply a strip of double-sided adhesive to the line thus drawn. Do not remove the protective paper that will be in contact with the carpet tiles. Of course, you have dusted and degreased the entire area.

Put the two edges

Put the two edges

4. Position edge to edge accurately, both sides of the liner by removing the protective strip as they are joined.

Fold the two strips on the adhesive strip

Fold the two strips on the adhesive strip

5. Thus carefully positioned, the two strips are folded over the adhesive tape and form a seal virtually invisible. Slip the joints of the two carpet pieces together with a caster. Apply the same pressure on both sides.

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