carpet installation

Is Your Booth A Trip Hazard?  You Don’t Want To Find Out

Is Your Booth A Trip Hazard? You Don’t Want To Find Out

Most trade show floors are sealed concrete. They need to be able to stand up to forklift abuse and to thousands upon thousands of footsteps. The carpet you will probably be standing on is temporary and is taped to the concrete with double faced tape. There are lots of seams, since the carpet must be […]

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Carpet Tape Won’t Come Off Laminate Floors?  Try This Tip

Carpet Tape Won’t Come Off Laminate Floors? Try This Tip

Double-faced carpet tape is designed to stick and hold. When it comes to temporary carpet installation, there is nothing better. Unfortunately, when the tape is left on the floor surface for too long, it can be really tough to remove. Use of a standard household iron, a towel, a scraper and some water are what […]

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Double Faced Tape On Wood Floors?  Could Be A Problem

Double Faced Tape On Wood Floors? Could Be A Problem

The aggressive adhesive on double faced tape is what makes it so effective for holding carpet temporarily in place. It is a trade show staple, and conference and convention centers couldn’t get through the day without it. Most of these facilities have tile or concrete floors, so the tape can be removed without floor damage […]

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Minimize Floor Damage With This Tip

Minimize Floor Damage With This Tip

Double faced carpet tape has an extra aggressive adhesive. That’s how it manages to stand up to heavy foot traffic without slipping. When it’s time to remove the carpet, and the tape, this extra stickiness can lead to damage on floors and other painted surfaces. When taking up the tape, pull it up gently, at […]

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Carpet Tape Adhesive Removal

Carpet Tape Adhesive Removal

Double sided carpet tape needs an especially aggressive adhesive, and these are the adhesives most likely to leave residue. They are designed to hold tightly and not give side to side when exposed to lots of foot traffic. Constant application of heavy foot traffic can cause the adhesive to bond to the floor in a […]

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Having Trouble Getting The Liner Off Double Sided Tape?  Here’s The Trick

Having Trouble Getting The Liner Off Double Sided Tape? Here’s The Trick

Cloth double sided tape has a very aggressive adhesive. The most common use for this product is to install carpet, so it needs to be really sticky. Unfortunately, that stickiness can mean that it is difficult to remove the vinyl liner. Here’s how we do it. Instead of cutting the tape with a sharp tool […]

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Never Used Double Faced Carpet Tape?   Ehow.com Tells You How

Never Used Double Faced Carpet Tape? Ehow.com Tells You How

While the bulk of double faced carpet tape is used for temporary installations in exhibition halls, it has lots of uses around the house too. Holding a rug or runner in place, keeping an outdoor carpet where you want it and “re-gluing” a loose tile are just three possible in home uses. Click here for […]

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Taping Down Carpet?  Try This Simple Trick

Taping Down Carpet? Try This Simple Trick

Double faced carpet tape has a vinyl liner applied to one side so that the tape won’t stick to itself so that you can’t get it off the roll. When using this tape, you should tear it instead of cutting with a knife or scissors. ¬†The tearing crates a ragged edge on the liner which […]

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Double Faced Carpet Tape-Tear It, Don’t Cut It

Double Faced Carpet Tape-Tear It, Don’t Cut It

Double faced tape used for temporary carpet installation has a vinyl liner on one side so that the tape will spool off the roll. ¬†Without the liner, the tape would bond to itself and be completely unusable. When using this tape, it is better to tear it than to cut it with a sharp knife […]

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