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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-06-04, 02:02 AM Thread Starter
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Carpet Glue

Hey there,

Just wondering what you use to hold glue down for carpet when you put new carpet down. I used a glue gun but it doesn't hold. Its really annoying me because it keeps coming up!

Help plz
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-06-04, 02:20 AM
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Re: Carpet Glue

weight it or tape it down and use clear silastic or sikaflex...
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Re: Carpet Glue

i used this glue called 'sticks anything to anything' it can be found in safeway or a hardware store. done the trick!

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Re: Carpet Glue

What sort of carpet are we talking about?

you can use spray contact adhesive for lighter duty stuff, or the brush-on stuff for heavy duty. We've always used the brush-on stuff for boats and it's NEVER come off.

You can buy them both from bunnings.


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