Laying your own carpet can save you time and money. It is not very difficult – however using the right type of carpet grippers and positioning the grippers correctly is essential. You will also need a good quality utility blade to neatly trim the carpet to size. Interfloor (https://www.interfloor.com/) is the only carpet gripper manufacturer in the UK. They have sent us this infographic which explains in simple terms how to choose and use carpet grippers.
Interfloor is experienced in both private and commercial carpet gripper installations all over the world. That’s why they’ve put together this handy infographic that makes it easy for you to properly install your carpet grippers. Follow this guide to ensure your grippers hold your carpet taught and in place for years to come. Once your carpet grippers are in place, use a carpet stretcher tool to stretch fit the carpet over the gripper pins. Do this around the perimeter of the room and make sure you have enough excess carpet to tuck between the gripper and the wall.
The final step is to trim the excess carpet with a sharp utility blade and use a carpet tucker tool to tuck the carpet neatly between the gripper and the wall around the perimeter of the room.