Repairing shredded carpet to tile transition


Old 01-29-17, 04:30 PM
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Repairing shredded carpet to tile transition

I have a carpet to tile transition that was shredded by a dog. What would be the best way to repair this damage?

Any advice would be greatly appreciated!

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Old 01-29-17, 04:50 PM
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The only idea I have is to cut the carpet back straight with the door frame and install some type of wood threshold.
Old 01-30-17, 12:51 AM
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No repair possible, but if you got some type of threshold (or extend the wood) the width of the door jamb you could trim the carpet back and it looks like it might just fit.

I see a tack strip, you will have to pull up the carpet and move that.
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1. Cut out the damaged carped. Get a piece of matching carpet from the back of a closet and seam it in place and re-install the threshold. It's probably better done by a professional to match the nap of the carpet and to do a good job seaming.

2. Cut out the damaged carpet and install a really wide threshold strip. I have never seen a threshold that wide so you would have to make it.
Old 01-30-17, 09:57 AM
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A pro installer might be able to get enough stretch with a power stretcher to pull it back up. It really doesn't look that short. Depends on how tight and old the carpet. I have got 2-3 inches of stretch out of old carpet.
Old 01-30-17, 04:40 PM
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If the stretch doesn't work, a metal transition piece may be installed to cover up the damage.

Pets! you got to love them 'cause they don't know they are doing anything wrong. Make sure you give him an alternate chew toy to take his mind off furniture and flooring.
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