How to install tackless strips

Installing Tack strips on concrete floor.

How to install tackless strips or tacks trips on to concrete floors:

  1. Cut tackless strips every 6-8" and position them on the floor
  2. Assemble cartridge (Remove plug and attach static mixer prior to use).
  3. Place a bead of material down the length of the wall. Quarter sized dollaps placed every six inches may also be used.
  4. Set the tackless strips into place. Do not allow more than a few minutes of open time.
  5. Allow to cure for 20-30 minutes at 70°. In colder temperatures, cure times will be longer. An electric heat gun may be used to accelerate the cure once the tackless strips are in place.
  6. Clean up excess material as soon as possible with a clean rag. Cured material may be removed with MEK or acetone.
  7. After 15-20 minutes at 70°, install carpet.
  8. Store unused material be recapping cartridge and storing in a cool, dry place. Discard used mixer.
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