How to Use Metal Carpet TrimUploader: Meztijinn 5 month ago Subscribe 4
There are many different brands and styles of carpet edge strip available. Depending on which text editor you're pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name. Draw a line along the edge of the carpet onto the subfloor with a felt pen. Position the wood block flat on the upper edge of the strip at one end Hit the block with the hammer to fit the upper edge against the carpet at that point. Cut a piece of metal gripper strip to this length with a hacksaw. The metal strips that hold down the edges of carpets in doorways and along transitions to other types of flooring, such as hardwood, are called gripper strips, and they're important for safety as well as the carpet's appearance.