Loose lay vinyl meets carpet
debruin13
April 2, 2014 in Design Dilemma
Have an area where we are putting down loose lay vinyl plank (Karndean) that will butt up against carpet. Would like to avoid use of a transition piece, and just have the edge of carpet rolled under.

Should I glue down last row (or 2) of vinyl, or use double sided carpet tape. Have seen indications that either would work. Any pros/cons of either?
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bubbasgma
deb...Excited to see what you are working on! Which color did you choose? Can you post a photo?
0 Likes   Thanked by debruin13    April 2, 2014 at 10:59AM
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debruin13
Going with county oak color. Won't be installed for a few weeks yet.
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debruin13
Here are some final pics. I absolutely love this vinyl floor. Although specs say floor needs to be level, I can assure you mine is not. Concrete basement floor. You can feel imperfections, and it's only been in a couple months, but it contours to floor well, and click together vinyl wasn't an option without leveling floor which would have been a huge undertaking.
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abbyjean
Looks very nice! Great choice!
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bubbasgma
debruin13..you went with the Karndean? LooseLay?
And a carpet tack strip at the transition?
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debruin13
transition was done with tack strip at first, but we kept getting poked through the carpet, so i had contractor get carpet guy back to fix it. It's unclear what was done to resolve it (yes, my contractor is useless), but it feels to me like a z-strip may have been put in. I did the loose lay myself, but left the carpet to the pros.
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