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Old 04-15-2019, 10:02 PM   #1
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I got a call today from a guy wanting a quote to install carpet in a couple of rooms in his new house. I told him no problem Iíll come by this week and give him a quote. As we were talking he told me itís a shipping container house and wanted to know how I would attach the tack strip?
Iím not really sure. I would hate to have to drill and screw everything but is there an adhesive that will stick to the metal and if so is there any special prep that should be done?
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I'd bet epoxy or PL premium would both work fine. Scuff up and clean the area first.

I dont know anything about shipping container houses but I'd put down subflooring and some insulation if I built one.

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There is also backed carpet that's glued down, no tack strip. It's usually cheap.

No separate pad.
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I'd bet epoxy or PL premium would both work fine. Scuff up and clean the area first.

I dont know anything about shipping container houses but I'd put down subflooring and some insulation if I built one.
Yeap, this is a great time to talk someone into a simple 2x4 or 2x6 subfloor with vapor barrier and insulation.
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pam tite hot glue, done all of the time
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Yeap, this is a great time to talk someone into a simple 2x4 or 2x6 subfloor with vapor barrier and insulation.
Precisely. In fact, that is necessary for many insurance companies to cover the structure.
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