Article Side

Online Article Directory!

Hello Guest! Login or Register to submit articles!

Things to Remember when Installing Self-Adhesive Floor Plastic

By Comisky Subscribe to RSS | April 19th 2012 | Views:

When you’re having work done on the house, you might get concerned about your flooring and your carpets. Your concern is not misplaced—construction, especially when paint is involved, can permanently damage your floor or stain your carpets. You can prevent problems like this easily with floor plastic.

Floor or carpet plastic is a self-adhesive cover for your floors and carpets. This sheet will serve as the first line of defense between the remodeling job and your prized floor. Without this, paint might drip on your floor, or dust might make your carpet fade. Plastic covers are very important in keeping your floors and carpets in good condition, but most people make several mistakes in installing it. Here are a few pointers that you might want to keep in mind when installing floor and carpet plastic sheets.

Carpet plastic is installed by stretching it over the area that you need to cover. Some people try to hasten this process by sticking the plastic cover on one end and then running to the other end with the roll high in the air. This would make the plastic film less effective. It should be installed by sticking one end of the roll to the edge of the carpet and slowly unrolling it while applying pressure on the sheet.

Carpeting should also be completely dry to ensure efficient bonding. To make sure that your carpet is in the best condition for the plastic, vacuum it first and let it sit for a couple of hours before installing the plastic. This way, there wouldn’t be any foreign material—like moisture or dust—that would stop the adhesive on the plastic from bonding with the carpet material.

You should also remember that, like any other adhesive product, floor plastic is pressure-sensitive. This means that you have to apply pressure when unrolling the plastic film. Too little pressure would mean that the cover would not get a good grip on your carpet and might shift when walked on.

When installing floor plastic, don’t install it on just the part of the floor that you think would be affected by the construction. By covering only one part of a carpet, for example, the uncovered part will most likely be lighter in shade when you remove the cover. This is because of microscopic dust particles that float around during construction and finally settle on your uncovered floor.

Floor plastic is made of different materials, depending on what type of floor or carpet it needs to cover. Be sure to talk to an authorized retailer about your floor cover needs. For more information, you can visit or

Comisky - About Author:
For more details, search Floor plastic in Google for more related information.

Share on Facebook Tweet It Stumbleupon this post This post is delicious !

Article Source:

Related Business Articles Subscribe to RSS

Why opt for plastic injection molding
Published by Ashish Pandey on April 20th 2012 | Business
Plastic injection molding and insert molding are the much preferred molding methods and processes no...
The magic with Mercedes and Lexus floor mats
Published by Nishaidhijames on August 10th 2012 | Business
Protecting a luxury car is not a matter of joke. We need to be very decisive what accessories with g...
Growing sectors in Italy: export of plastic processing machinery
Published by Francesca on January 9th 2012 | Business
In spite of the crisis, in Italy the sector of rubber and plastic processing machinery has recorded ...
Uses of floor lamps
Published by Gineicointeriors on November 29th 2011 | Business
Lights create ambiences. These not only light up the surroundings but also light them in style and a...
Get Reduced Power Bills with under floor Heating Device
Published by Julia Roger on July 16th 2012 | Business
Health experts say, they often recommend the under floor heating mechanism to patients suffering fro...
For high quality glass reinforced plastic at great prices contact HR Fibreglass
Published by Angie Turner on June 16th 2012 | Business
HR Fibreglass are the glass reinforced plastic arm of HR Kilns Ltd established in Lancashire in 2005...
Find a variety of garage floor paint at Vuba Supplies
Published by Vubasupplies on January 3rd 2012 | Business
There was a time only garage floor paint was available in the market but with time, there have been ...
Utility and Significance of small plastic boxes.
Published by Rich Mond on June 19th 2012 | Business
Various types of plastic supplies like plastic box containers, small plastic boxes, etc. are used fo...
Guidelines on different types of plastic molding techniques
Published by Cliff on July 30th 2012 | Business
A moldable synthetic and semi-synthetic solid forms a plastic. Plastics are used in various forms of...
All about floor scales and guidelines on how to select it
Published by Mark Taylor on July 20th 2012 | Business
Weighing scales are a very essential device or equipment which helps to measure the objects in a muc...
Procure high quality plastic caps.
Published by Miketysonwillson on December 15th 2011 | Business
Indian companies are adhering to high quality standard in manufacturing process. International stand...
Carpet tiles are an ideal floor covering
Published by Mary Porter on June 30th 2012 | Business
The great thing about carpet tiles is that they are laid really easily so they are ideal if you are ...