Carpet Tile or Modular Tile is popular in airports, schools, and other heavy traffic areas. It is also becoming a popular choice for consumers due to its easy installation. Business’ install this type of flooring because it is interchangeable. Meaning, tile can be switched from a not so busy area to a high traffic area. Meanwhile, the appearance level of the facility is easier to maintain. New tiles can replace stained or harmed tiles. The constant flow of carpet tiles keeps up a higher appearance level over a longer period. It is a good idea to buy extra carpet tile to replace damaged tile in the future.
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1. What are carpet tiles?
Carpet tiles, also known as modular carpet or carpet squares, are small carpet shapes that can be laid in many versatile ways. They are a great alternative to the more common wall to wall or broadloom carpet. They are manufactured in various shapes like planks, triangles, hexagons, sine waves and more. Carpet squares are made in numerous styles, sizes, and colors.
2. Where are carpet tiles used?
Carpet Tiles can be installed anywhere! Carpet tiles used to be only installed in commercial spaces and high traffic areas. But today they are being found in more and more residential homes.
3. Are there any benefits in using carpet tiles over broadloom carpet?
A. They can be easier to install, great for DIYers.
B. Custom looks are easier to achieve due to the various shapes, sizes, and colors.
C. Can be easily removed & replaced when those dreaded accidents happen.
D. Can be considerably less waste than wall to wall carpet due to less cutting.
4. Are there any disadvantages of using carpet tiles?
A. They can come unstuck, and curl or lift on the edges.
B. They can have more of an office or undomesticated look and feel to it.
C. Can be more costly, than other types of flooring.
5. How do carpet tiles keep from sliding around?
This depends on the type of carpet tile you have. It will either adhere to the subfloor with a peel-and-stick adhesive, a roll-on adhesive, or a click together. All methods require a clean, dry, hard subfloor.
6. Is carpet tile made from the same fibers as the regular wall to wall carpet?
Yes, carpet tile can be either manufactured with nylon, polyester, olefin, solution-dye or wool fibers.