Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can we install the carpet tiles in a garage and drive on them?
A: Yes, the highly durable construction of the tiles and pressure sensitive adhesive, that adheres to almost any surface, makes them ideal for installation in the garage. Driving on the tiles will not harm their durable PET construction.
Q: Can I install the carpet tiles over padding and use a carpet stretcher?
A: The carpet tiles are not designed to be installed over padding or to be used with a carpet stretcher.
Q: Can I install the carpet tiles without “quarter-turning”?
A: Yes. However, we recommend quarter turning the tiles for the best installation and appearance.
Q: What type of adhesive should be used for the carpet tiles?
A: No adhesive is needed for the carpet tiles. The tiles have a pressure sensitive adhesive on the back. Simply peel and stick.
Q: Can I install the carpet tiles over concrete?
A: Yes, the carpet tiles can be installed over most existing indoor and outdoor floor surfaces, including concrete, tile, wood, sheet vinyl, and even existing low-pile carpet.
Q: Is this waterproof?
A: Water will seep through the carpet, but the carpet and the surface underneath dries quickly.
Q: What type of adhesive can I use when the tile adhesive is not sticky anymore?
A: Once a tile does not adhere any longer, it should be replaced to be able to cleanly remove and replace it. A premium indoor/outdoor carpet adhesive can be used to permanently adhere tiles to the floor, but we do not encourage this type of installation.
Q: What temperatures can carpet tiles be stored at?
A: It is recommended to store and install the tiles in temperatures between 50 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit.
Q: Can I use with padding and Tak strips?
Q: Can I cut without fraying?
A: Yes, The tiles can be cut with a utility knife or scissors without fraying or unraveling.
Q: Is this product safe for Pets?
Q: Will this product fade if installed in an area with direct sunlight?
A: The tiles are solution dyed throughout and will hold their original color for many years.
Q: How can these tiles be cleaned? What are the suggested products to use to clean the tiles?
A: The tiles can be vacuumed, professionally cleaned, or spot cleaned with mild detergent.
Q: Is fire rating information available for this product?
A: Yes, the tiles have a Class 1 fire rating.