04:25PM | 01/03/07
Member Since: 10/28/06
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I would like to cut out a small section of the carpet by the front door for a place to put shoes, etc. I am thinking of a rectangle with a square corner where the tile meets the carpet. Any general suggestions for this process?

Any suggestions for material to use as the transition from tile to carpet?




08:49PM | 01/05/07
Member Since: 10/28/05
312 lifetime posts
leave the carpet long and back cut it at the tile corner(s) so there is enough left to work with for the transition.

the transition is entirely up to you.

some use zbar, some use tackless strip only and tuck the carpet, while others like a formal transition such as hardwood or marble.

For ultimate longevity, power stretch (not with a kicker but a power stretcher) the carpet back in place or it wont last long without wrinkling.


There are two ways to do any job. The right way and the wrong way. Do it right everytime.




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