How do you transition carpet to carpet from doorways?
People also ask, are transition strips necessary?
If you are dealing with two different types of floor coverings, a transition strip is almost always required. Each material needs some kind of finish along its edge, and different materials often create a change in floor height as well as how the floor behaves underfoot (soft, yielding carpet vs.
Also to know is, does carpet go under door jamb?
4 Answers. If you're installing the jamb I would do it before the carpet so the jamb can rest on the ground. The standard procedure is to install carpet after the doors and trim are installed. If you were installing vinyl or tile, you would do the same, but hold off on any quarter round trim until you're done.
Install the tack strips (sometimes called tackless strips). Place these around the perimeter of the room and nail down about every 10 to 12 inches. The pins on the tack strips should point toward the walls and be about ¼ to ½ inch away from the wall. Do not put tack strips across doorways.