The Way to Install Aluminum Bar Carpet Edging

The borders of the carpet are tucked into the base of the wallboard when there is a carpet installed in a room. This can be done for aesthetic reasons, and to stop the border of the carpeting . Whenever there’s a door involving also an area and a room, the border of the carpet must be locked down since it’s a tripping hazard. This can be done by placing an aluminum transition pub across the border of the carpeting.

Cut the aluminum transition pub to fit upon the period of the door with a hacksaw.

Lay the aluminum bar across the door it so that the front edge is beneath the border of the carpeting. Attach the pub to the floor with screws.

Put a straightedge on the carpeting 1/4 inch from the border, placing it so that it runs parallel to the door.

Reduce the 1/4-inch border of the carpet off with a utility knife. Use the straightedge. Cut away any rough edges left by the original cut.

Stretch the carpet till it reaches the aluminum transition pub with a knee-kicker — so named because you kick the padded edge of the tool with your knee.

Twist the edge of the carpet underneath the top border of the transition bar and onto the hooks along the bottom edge inside the transition pub using a stair outwards. The hooks help to hold the carpet in place.

By tapping on it bend the flange on the top of the bar down onto the top of the carpet. Put a block between the hammer and the transition pub to protect the pub from getting direct blows.

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