Carpet

JLC Field Guide: Carpet

Carpet is classified by how its made and the type of fiber used on its face, and the face construction denotes how the yarn is attached to the backing.

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Carpet Featured Articles

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Running Crown Production Style

For an efficient job, install the crown in a logical order and control every step... More

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Fast Trim Without a Tape

A finish carpentry specialist describes a fast and accurate method for marking,... More

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Estimating Finish Carpentry

A simple spreadsheet is the backbone of this estimating method, but the daily job... More

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Building With Style: Interior Trim, Part II
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Inside Interior Doors

New engineered-lumber cores have cut the cost and improved the stability of raised-panel doors. Here’s an overview. More

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Carpet Instruction

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Installing Doors Before Carpet Is Laid

Use a slightly different approach when installing doors before carpeting. More

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Q&A: Cooling Design Temperature

Q: Some hvac contractors in this area of Virginia size cooling systems using an indoor design temperature of 78ºF. I’m under the impression that a system should be designed for an indoor temperature of 75ºF. Is there a standard interior design temperature More

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Q&A: Carpet Over Ceramic Tile

Q: We are converting a restaurant kitchen into an office and need to install carpet over existing 6x6-inch ceramic tiles with 1/4-inch grout lines. The floor dips 3/4 inch near the floor drain. What product can we use to level this floor in preparation fo More

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