Tackless Carpet Installation

Tack strip (US) is a thin piece of wood, between 1 to 2 metres (3.3 to 6.6 ft) long and about 3 centimetres (1.2 in) wide, studded with hundreds of sharp nails or tacks used in the installation of carpet. … Tack strip (US) (also known as gripper rod (UK), carpet gripper, Smoothedge (Can), tackless strip, gripper strip and gripper …

Stretch in carpet installation is the most popular installation methods in homes. In this installation, strips of wood (called tackless strip) are nailed (or sometimes …

How to Install Tackless and PadThe “tackless” designation doesn't refer to the strip itself, but rather to the installation of the carpet – you don't need tacks to install it, which you DID need before …

Tackless strips come in a variety of widths, thicknesses and heights. Make sure you're using the correct size. If you're installing carpet over a concrete subfloor, …

Use this Home Depot guide to learn how to install carpet with careful … called tackless strips, because they eliminate the need for using individual carpet tacks to …

Removal of tackless carpet strips from wood floors using a cat's paw type prybar. … carpet tacks to hold the carpet in place, giving you a "tackless" installation.