Ever wonder if you could carpet over tile? Asbestos was used for an amazing array of products used in construction and finishes for buildings, including homes. We started in this corner. Home Depot Carpet tile + Pricing We ordered the carpet tile from Home Depot. I've been reading a lot of forums and message boards saying a few different things that I need or don't need to do, so I figure I'll let you know my situation, what I plan to do about it, and see what you all think about it. This is not a place to advertise products and or services. I would stop the installation if they try and put nails into this subfloor without having it tested.
So not only does it save you an installation step, but it will also give you the padding that you desire! Even the guy who abated the asbestos in our ceiling said not to remove the tile. Would I buy these again? Yes, you can see seams. You do probably want to have it removed. They will need to either use a different type of glue to attach the tackstrips, or they will have to loose lay the carpet. I have already paid for the carpet and installation. These guidelines, and more, can be before posting.
Instead of trying to fix it, I decided to to go over the opening instead. Asbestos becomes a danger any time that it becomes friable, or broken into smaller pieces. At this point I've already paid for the carpet which is supposed to include installation so we'll see what they come back with. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. Have you tried carpet squares? ~ Since you have the installers at your house, I'll try and provide an expedient reply for you. Is it safe to run either of these appliances? First of all I had no idea floor tiles were ever made out of asbestos. Since you practically asked this question already on another post, I'll give you the.
. We would like to replace the carpet, but both Home Depot and Empire have told us that they will not install carpet over asbestos tile. At this point I've already paid for the carpet which is supposed to include installation so we'll see what they come back with. If they want to cover the cost of the vinyl I'd be willing to go that route but I'm not holding my breath and will probably have to cancel the order and find another local installer. The only drawback though is that you are a bit limited on what you can use as far as adding underlayments. The color has a blend of gray and dark brown twisted into the off-white fibers which camouflages dirt and goes well with our wall and furniture colors.
You need a utility knife or carpet knife to cut your tiles if you need to fit around a groove or something. Our basement family room was cold and unwelcoming. I am deciding to err on the side of caution, so I have assumed they are. I called Home Depot and spoke to another associate who called the installer and both agree that they can't install the carpet. Have you talked to the manager of the store where you purchased the carpet? All that was left to do was sweep and vacuum up the space.
When they came out and measured, they noticed I had 9x9 tiles which could contain asbestos. That's not only a danger to themselves, but to you as well. We enjoy playing board games with friends, so we thought a game table would be a nice addition to the space. ~ Since you have the installers at your house, I'll try and provide an expedient reply for you. Worry not though, I do have a suggestion for you! I eventually picked up a can of Adhesive Remover for the toufg sopts, it worked great. Any asbestos that become airborne during the adhesive removal can get into your lungs and get trapped there permanently.
However, you can do what is called encapsulation, or covering up the floor with floor leveling compound. They nailed the tack strip into the grout lines around the edge of the room, so no tile was broken during installation. With that said, if you are carefully remove the adhesive and padding without damaging the tiles, it is possible. She met her husband in art class her sophomore year of college. Let us know if you have any other questions! Worry not though, I do have a suggestion for you! This is basically paranoid lunacy. That way, you don't have to keep going from one thread to the other to get the answers. They came pretty quick and luckily I loved them.
I questioned this and he called them to confirm this was okay and then I placed the order. It is a bit challenging since it is the kitchen so I'm doing it in stages in order to have access to my fridge. Joseph Hey fishtal, Thanks for your question and welcome to the community! Thus they are meant to be placed directly onto the subfloor so that they can bond properly. That's part of why they're not willing to install over your tile. We chose the in the Manassas color from Home Depot. The other 20% is severely damaged, broken up and loosly laying on the floor, or is missing all together. Floor tiles, the glue to put them down, shingles, insulation on pipes and ducts, accoustical ceiling tiles.
Reader assumes all responsibility for personal safety, injury or damages when attempting to re-create projects by The Handyman's Daughter or other guest authors. Is it safe to run either of these appliances? If they want to cover the cost of the vinyl I'd be willing to go that route but I'm not holding my breath and will probably have to cancel the order and find another local installer. So there you have it folks, everything you ever needed to know about carpet squares. It is a bit challenging since it is the kitchen so I'm doing it in stages in order to have access to my fridge. This site is for individuals to ask for advice on home improvement projects.
A little prayer that this transition goes smoothly please? If you're not sure of the closest one, use our handy Store Finder. The friction underneath made it difficult to close. We were worried that the carpet installers would balk over the idea of carpet over tile, but they knew exactly what to do. Best regards, A Hello, Recently purchased home built in Mid-1950's, and basement has what is suspected to be asbestos tile. If I were to cancel the carpet and use vinyl plank in the room where carpet was planned, I would have to tear up everything I had done past the threshold. Ars may earn compensation on sales from links on this site.