carpet tools

 

Carpet Tools

Carpet tools, along with proper training, certification and licensing, are essential for the flooring professional today. Carpet tools are constantly being refined and improved, and by keeping abreast of the latest technological advancements in equipment and supplies, the installer will be able to address any challenges a particular job will present.

 
Carpet tools, such as the knee kicker, are manufactured by a number of companies such as Crain, Roberts, Gundlach, QEP, Heritage, National, Orcon and Taylor. Carpet tools are available in off-brands as well and will cost somewhat less than the more popular brands listed here. Below is a partial list containing some of the equipment an average professional will need.

  • Knife & Supply of Blades

  • Knee Kicker

  • Power Stretcher

  • Straight Edges

  • Chalk Line

  • Tape Measure

  • Assorted Cutters

  • Glue Gun

  • Seaming Roller

  • Seaming Iron & Tape

  • Assorted Shears

  • Staple Gun

  • Tackless Devices

  • Stair Chisel

  • Wall Trimmers

This is just some of the equipment necessary for the average installer and is obviously not intended to be an exhaustive list. The professional installer will have not only these, but much more at his or her disposal. By investing both time and money, you can guarantee your customers the very best installation possible.

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