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Old 02-18-2009, 11:06 AM   #1
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I have a client that needs to have some outdoor carpet glued down on concrete steps. One of his tenants called the city, and the city has given him a week to put the carpet down. Don't ask if a city code actually requires carpet on concrete steps, cause I don't friggin' know.

Is there any adhesive that will work in cold weather? It doesn't have to be pretty.

It's currently just below freezing here.
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Old 02-18-2009, 12:57 PM   #2
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I don't know of an adhesive that will work in freezing weather, but you could build a tent and heat it.

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I've spoke with Lepage, Fastenal...they all agree with you.

Looks like the carpet is going to be held down with strips of wood anchored into the concrete. Ugly as sin. But whatcha gonna do?

This tenant also called the city for "Uneven Floors" in his apartment, lol!

I have been in that apartment. The floors are old pine. It's a 120 year old house, and they are in pretty good shape for their age. Anyhow, the city agrees with the landlord, (my client) who says the floors are fine, but they have issued an order to have it carpeted because their hands are tied.

Oh and there is a crack in the plaster wall that the tenant is forcing the city to order fixed as well.

I can't wait to meet this tenant.
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This tenant also called the city for "Uneven Floors" in his apartment, lol!
and people wonder why I don't like to rent my houses out. PITA renters
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water works good as an adhesive when its really cold.
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