Carpet is a good way to keep your floor warm. Especially in the winter in old houses. In addition, such insulation will be much cheaper than installing a warm floor.
However, carpet has a drawback. The fact is that, regardless of the material, the carpet can slide on the floor. This can be quite traumatic.
Simple Ways to Remove Carpet Slip
If the mat is in the bathroom, then you can put a special rubber bath mat under it , which will prevent slipping. After all, rubber firmly interacts with the tile floor, without slipping on it. In addition, this method is quite cheap.
If you do not want to purchase an additional rug, then you can use any rubber residues that you find at home or attach any non-slip material as an addition from the wrong side. It is enough to sew them along the edges and the rug will not slip either.
Another useful material is silicone .
You can also use a specialized sealant . It is enough for them to process the rug and then it will stop sliding.
All of these methods are pretty simple. However, they spoil the appearance of the seamy side. If you want something neat, then you can use specialized tools.
Anti-slip carpet materials
If accuracy is important, then special materials can be used.
In carpet stores, in order to prevent the carpet from slipping, they sell special mesh pads. The material from which they are made adheres well to the floor and prevents slipping.
There are two ways to attach an underlay:
1. Sew on.
With the first method, there will be difficulty with washing. You will have to wash both the carpet and the backing. At the second, unfortunately, it gets dirty quickly.
If you just put a litter, the effect will not deteriorate, but it will be much easier to wash.
➤ Silicone stickers
If appearance is important, you can purchase silicone stickers in the store. These are small squares that are glued to the carpet that are attached on all four sides at the edges of the carpet. Thus, he stops sliding on the floor.
In addition, with their help, the carpet will not bend even if you vacuum the carpet product. Since they are white in most cases, they can be peeled off, washed and then re-glued.
Since they are sold immediately in a set of 4 pieces, the cost starts from 60 UAH. it all depends on the firm. It will be much more profitable and cheaper to buy a carpet in an online store along with silicone stickers.
➤ Silicone damper
Another good anti-slip option is the damper.
These are the kind of silicone things that are sold in the furniture industry to reduce furniture knocking or soundproofing. However, their material does not slip on the floor, which means it can also be used to improve the adhesion of the carpet to the floor.
➤ Latex milk
This is the most expensive remedy. Approximately UAH 200-399 for 100 ml. however, it comes in a variety of colors to match the color of the carpet and to make anti-slip products invisible.
This method has a special application technique:
• Apply the first layer in the form of dots;
• Allow to dry. It will take about 2 hours;
• Apply one more layer to the previous one;
• Allow to dry for the same time;
• Apply a third coat and dry the carpet for about 24 hours.
These were the most convenient ways to help prevent carpet from slipping on the floor, which means helping to avoid a variety of injuries. In addition, some products can make cleaning easier.
Therefore, it is worth deciding on the one that is most suitable and purchasing it in order to already solve the problem with the carpet shifting along the floor.