Carpet tiles for basement come in a couple of textures, backings and colors. It is easy to install basement carpet tiles. At least, there are 5 easy steps that you should know before you install it. Henceforth you can install in any other room in your home.
5 Steps installing carpet tiles for basement
Step 1, You have to measure the width and the length of the basement floor and then it is time for you to multiply in order to calculate the square feet that you want to cover. The carpet tile box has to be specified how many square feet that you wish to cover.
Step 2, You will begin layering the carpet tiles for basement from the center of the basement floor. Fasten the ends of chalk line or string in diagonal corners of the room. In order to set a line on the floor you have to snap the chalk line.
Step 3, At this step you have to place full tiles along the chalk line or string which are running from center wall to center wall. You should check the instruction of manufacturer in order to adhere the tile to the basement floor. You will remove the backing on the tile; place the tile on the floor and revealing the adhesive.
Step 4, You have to work out towards the edges of your room by using full tiles in order to fill the space. You have to make sure that the tiles are suited tightly together without spaces in between. If it is possible, you have to follow the directional arrows which are located on the back side of the files in order to keep the nap running in the same direction or you can also turn each and every other tile a quarter turn to build a pattern.
Step 5, At this point you will cut the tiles by using a utility knife in order to fill spaces where a full tile will not fit. After that you have to place the tile to be cut face down under the last entire tile in the row and you have to make sure that it suits up to the wall snugly. By using the black felt tip marker you have to mark the back of the tile. Create a couple of swipes by using utility knife to get a clean cut.