There are several new residence buildings that are having issues with the installation of carpets on the common corridors in their buildings. Alternative carpet inspectors are generally the people who end up having to make the decision on why the carpets are failing. By the time a carpet inspector finally gets involved basic خرید فرش ماشینی ارزان قیمت claims the carpet has been subjected to move-ins, heavy steam cleaning, vacuuming and atmospheric issues.
The very nature of the hospitality style carpet used in residence common areas can invite problems. Proper installation and maintenance procedures are extremely important if there is any desire to maintain a beautiful appearance for over several years.
Carpeted common corridors in condominiums often have stylized is bordered by and irregularly designed hallways that want several carpet panels to be seamed together to complete the installation. The manner in which carpet seams are expected to be constructed has changed dramatically throughout the last five years. Unfortunately no one have informed the carpet installers. There is just no mechanism in the industry that keeps the carpet installers and retailers informed on industry changes.
According to the Carpet and Carpet Institute’s Standard for Carpet Installation 2011, glued down carpet is supposed to have all cut edges seam sealed with a thermo plastic adhesive or something similar. Then the third bead of seam sealer is allowed to be applied to one edge of the seam to “weld” together the carpet panels. Most carpet installers and retailers are unaware of this requirement. It is no wonder that seams are fuzzing in so many buildings.
Unfortunately the pin the consequence on for fuzzing seams gets placed on the carpet manufacturer, the carpet cleaners, the floor cleaners and the latest one is the new LEED approved carpet adhesive. There is nothing further from the truth. The reason the architects and the carpet manufacturers demand all cut edges of the carpet be summarized with a seam sealer is that they need it. The construction of carpet and the adhesives used to bind the primary and extra backings has changed for a number of reasons, primarily to make carpet a carpet “greener”.
Another installation related issue creating damage with installation is lack of adhesive being used to hold the carpet to the substrate. If there is one place where corners can be cut it’s by restricting on the amount of adhesive used to hold down the carpet. You can double the “savings” if the carpet is a double-gluedown installation. This type of installation is when the carpet is fixed to the underpad and the underpad is fixed to the concrete. There are chart that clearly outline what kind of trowel to use to apply the adhesive on different varieties of carpet backings. Unfortunately it’s rare that installers to abide by this chart. The rule of thumb for a properly fixed carpet is that it would be extremely difficult to remove back a carpet and if you could that there would be legs in the adhesive. Legs in the adhesive means that the where the glue divides from the concrete there are strings of adhesive between the floor and the carpet assistance.
The last major issue with corridor carpets that is often seen is when wall to wall carpet is replaced by new carpet tiles. Carpet tiles are installed with a pressure sensitive adhesive. This adhesive must be applied to a clean concrete surface clear of all impurities including adhesive from previous carpet installation. If pressure sensitive adhesive is applied over the old carpet adhesive then it mixes in with it, moisture is trapped and as the moisture eventually tries to escape around the edges of the carpet tiles and lift or the new adhesive emulsifies. Again this matter is usually assigned on the manufacturer and the carpet supplier will often try and gluedown the lifting edges using adhesive that they should not be using in attempt to keep the lifting edges down on the concrete.
The dilemma for most residence enterprises is the prediction that rugs is being installed by spec. When a company would you things properly quotes against a company would you not the price difference is quite substantial. Inevitably the companies who make short cuts or don’t know the standards get worth the contract. Unfortunately the sad truth is very few companies are installing according to standard.