Installing a Carpet Threshold Transition Strip in a Bathroom Doorway
By Mark J. Donovan
|After installing a bathroom ceramic tile floor, I needed to replace the old carpet threshold transition strip that previously separated the carpet from the old linoleum floor. I visited my local home improvement center and picked up a 3 foot length of carpet threshold transition strip with a brushed metal finish, along with a piece of carpet tack strip.
To install carpet threshold transition strip, I first measured and nailed down to the subfloor a length of carpet tack strip.
I positioned the tack strip underneath the carpet and approximately 1/2” inch away from the transition point, making sure the tacks slanted inwards toward the bathroom tiled floor.
I then secured the carpet tack strip to the subfloor with a hammer. Finally, I used a small length of board to push and stretch the carpet edge over the tack strip to securely hold it in place.
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