You can buy a tack strip
made specifically for concrete, but it's always hit-or-miss whether the nails in the strip will penetrate.
Ironically, the loudest part of the interior construction has been installing the carpet tack strip
to the concrete," she says.
Use four nails to fasten each shingle--spaced 1 inch in at each end and one at each shingle notch placed slightly above the black asphalt tack strip
It has extruded prototype carpet tack strip
from recycle, which cuts easily and performs as well as traditional wood strip.
You might need to move the kicker forward, closer to the wall, and repeat the series of knee thumps to get the carpet stretched enough to hook the edge on the tack strip
Operate the power stretcher with the lever and capture the excess carpet in the tack strip
as you stretch.
In the interior, the model had scuffed walls and a carpet that needed to be stretched and reattached to the tack strip
Continue pulling the carpet off the tack strip
by hand until you can fold back the entire wet section.
Slip on a pair of gloves to protect your knuckles from the abrasive carpet backing and the needle-sharp tack strip
The PMP should be sure to pull back the edges of the carpet, inspect the area and lightly treat between the tack strip
and the wall if bedbugs are present.