What is carpet binding?

Carpet Binding is a cotton or synthetic based material that is sewn to the edges of a piece of carpet. This is done to improve how the carpet looks and to keep the edges of the carpet from unraveling or becoming frayed. It is used to create area rugs that can be utilized in a variety of ways around the house; under a dining room table, in front of a fireplace or wherever an area rug can be used to add a bit of decorative color to a room.Carpet Binding is great for those pieces of carpet that are left over from every room installation. Use these pieces as rugs in doorways and entrances to help reduce wear and tear on the installed carpet.

Bayland Flooring provides cutting a piece of carpet to the size and shape you want it and binding the edges. Carpet Cove Base is carpet cut into strips, size can vary from 3" to 6", binding is then applied to one edge of the carpet strip. The strips are then placed along the wall just as you would use wood baseboards, vinyl, or rubber. Carpet Cove Base is attractive and versatile. It is made from the same carpet that was installed so it matches perfectly. It also has benefits to housekeeping staffs as it doesn't mark when hit with vacuum cleaners.

What does Carpet binding cost? In most cases carpet edge binding costs $2.00 to $4.00 per lineal foot.
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