Flooring and Carpeting/carpet runner

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Jean wrote at 2013-02-02 22:03:08
I secure my runners to carpet flooring and they do not move.  It is simple and cheap to do.  Go to a carpet store and purchase (or they will probably give it to you) a few pieces of the thin board that carpey installers use to attached carpet under baseboards.  These pieces of wood have small curved nails in them.  Cut to the correct width and use 2 inch nails to nail over the carpet and attach to the under floor. The nails should be pointed in the opposite direction that the runner is going to be placed in.  Attach so that the runner is about 1/2 inch over the nail board.  Now do the same to the other end of the runner.  Pull runner tight and hook on to the nails.  It's done - and it does not move. Itis easy to remove and easy to change your runner.  


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Certified Installer 1966-1976, Certified Carpet Cleaning Instructor 1976-1985, Certified Commercial and Residential Floor Inspector since 1985 is available to answer questions on problems with carpet or other flooring, and carpet cleaning. I can guide you as to whether you may have a valid claim against a manufacturer/installer/dealer/cleaning company.

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Floor covering Installer 1966-1976 Carpet Cleaning Instructor 1976-1985 Floor Covering Inspector 1985- present

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Floor Covering Inspector Training School; FCITS Floor Covering Inspection Technical Services; FITS Certified Claims Inspectors Association; CCIA

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Hartford Courant

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B.S. Chemistry 1971 A.S. Physical Science 1969 Armstrong Certified Installer 1972 3M Certified Carpet Cleaning Specialist 1976 FCITS Certified in Carpet and Hard Surface, Commercial and Residential

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GE, Phoenix Insurance Group, McDonalds Corp, WTNH, US NAVY, Xerox, Time Warner, Pitney Bowes, Conair, Yale New Haven Hospital, UCONN, Price Waterhouse, Pepsico.

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