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Installation Instructions | PDF's
Quick Guide on How–to–Install Carpet – 300kb pdf | Our short installation guide for those with DIY experience.
Full Guide – Complete Installation Instructions on Installing your Carpet – 1.5 mb pdf | Our full set of DIY installation instructions.
Carpet can be installed in a variety of special circumstance areas such as on stairs or around brickwork.
You have two options when installing carpeting on stairs:
When installing carpet on stairs, you'll use tackless strips and staples to secure the carpet to the subfloor.
For complete installation instructions and safety information, see the full Installing Carpet guide above.
Install your carpet around brickwork the same was as along walls.
Install transitions and trim to put the finishing touches on your room.
Carpet transitions vary depending on the type of flooring you are transitioning to.
Carpet to vinyl/linoleum transitions include:
Carpet to other flooring transitions includes:
Install all quarter round to hide any gaps between the carpet and the wall base. Generally, quarter round molding looks better with lower pile carpets. When installing quarter round, always glue the trim to the wall and nail at an angle every 16". Use white or a matching color caulk to fill any gaps between the quarter round and the wall base.