The shinier or smoother side goes up when installing carpet pad. This allows the carpet to slide across the pad while it is laid out and installed.
The carpet pad is unrolled to the maximum length but only just to the inside edge of the tackless strip. The pad is then stapled around the perimeter and along the seams if the carpet is being installed over a wood subfloor; the staples should be about 8 inches apart. If the carpet is being installed over a concrete subfloor, glue is used to attach the carpet pad to the subfloor. The seams of the carpet pad are taped with duct tape, carpet tape or another industrial-strength tape in order to keep the pad from shifting around after the carpet is installed.Learn More
Prevent rugs from sliding on a carpet by installing material on the bottom of the rug to increase the friction between the rug and the carpet. Clear silicone caulk, nonslip underpadding or shelf liner all serve this purpose.Full Answer >
A wrinkled rug is generally flattened through the use of heavy pressure applied to the rug for a long period of time. It can also be flattened by rolling it in the opposite direction that it wrinkles.Full Answer >
Glass domes are available at craft stores, through online retailers, at garden centers and at stores that specialize in home decor. Some art supply stores also carry them, especially those that sell glass-blowing equipment or supplies for stained-glass projects.Full Answer >
Pegasus vanities are bathroom cabinets sold under the Pegasus brand name. They are constructed to hold bathroom sinks. A wide selection of Pegasus vanities is available in stores and online.Full Answer >