Installation methods vs. carpet types

 


Stretch
laid-


Glue
down


Tack
glue

Hook &
loop

Tape

Loose
laid

Woven

Yes

Yes

Non

No

No

No

Tufted
Actionbac

Yes(3)

yES

Yes(2)

No

Yes(4)

Yes(2)(4)

Foam

No

Yes

Yes(2)

No

Yes(4)

Yes(2)(4)

Needlefelt

Yes

Yes(1)

Yes(2)

Yes

Yes(4)

Yes(2)(4)

Tiles

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

YES(5)

 

(1): With special glue for needlefelt carpet.
(2): Only when advised by manufacturer, dimensional stability has to be sufficient.
(3): Not suitable for wheelchairs.
(4): Only for small spaces with no seams.
(5): For tiles with specific weight higher than 3.5 kg/m2.
(Source: Brochure Carpetteam “Tips and tricks: Carpet and installation”)

 

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