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Competencies covered

MSFFL2017: Install carpet cushion underlays and gripper accessories

MSFFL2018: Install unpatterned tufted and bonded carpet floor coverings


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The types of carpets that are normally laid over a cushion underlay and fixed using carpet grippers fall into three broad categories:

  • woven carpet

  • tufted carpet

  • fusion bonded carpet.

In this unit, we are focussing on the techniques used to install tufted and fusion bonded carpets.

You will study woven carpet in other units in this course.

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The assignment for this section follows on from Assignment 3, and covers more of the details relating to the practical installations you will be asked to carry out.

Have a look at the Assignment to see what you'll need to do to complete it.

There are seven lessons in this section:

  • Carpet construction

  • Setting out the installation

  • Seam trimming

  • Seaming the carpet

  • Stretching carpet

  • Trimming in

  • Finishing the installation.

These lessons will provide you with background information relevant to the assignment.

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