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Using-old-carpet-underlay, using old carpet as an underlay. we have a really thin carpet down in one of the bedrooms & i suspect there's no underlay underneath it. is it possible to lay a new carpet on top of the old one to avoid removing it & buying underlay? thanks. jdosh. 1 1 answer from a mybuilder carpet & lino fitter . best answer. select flooring & blinds. radcliffe • member since 19 feb 2018 • no feedback .... New carpet underlay or padding will benefit you in many ways. the underlay or carpet padding will cushion and help to reduce the pressure on the carpet. the decrease in pressure will help make the carpet feel better, thicker and softer as well as more spring. think of walking on carpet that has been attached to concrete and then walking on home carpeting. there's quite a difference in comfort ..., recycling old carpet in the garden. i’d like to turn part of my yard into a japanese garden. can i use old carpeting or rugs as underlayment beneath my pea gravel? -ken. old carpet and rugs are popular choices for underlayment when building ponds and water features, so it stands to reason that it could also function as a weed barrier and padding underneath pea gravel. however, i’m a little ....

How can i reuse or recycle carpet underlay? by louisa on 21 may 2010 | 15. not ones to rush, we’re finally getting some carpet fitted in the room we started renovating when we first bought this house last september. now this might be carpet sales person nonsense but all the guides we’ve read about choosing a carpet say that the carpet will last a lot longer and wear better if you replace ..., dangers of using old carpet underlay as mulch in food garden. discussion in 'planting, growing, nurturing plants' started by veggie boy, oct 1, 2005. veggie boy junior member. joined: oct 3, 2003 messages: 410 likes received: 0 trophy points: 0. i have some old underlay that i do not know the history of. it definitely looks to be made from a natural fiber - horse hair i would guess, though ....

Laying 'laminate' on existing new carpet underlay. discussion in 'floors, stairs and lofts' started by arthur cider, 13 jul 2006. arthur cider. joined: 23 nov 2004 messages: 19 thanks received: 0 country: is it ok to lay 'laminate' on existing new carpet underlay rather than pulling up and relaying arthur cider, 13 jul 2006 #1. beans-on-toast. joined: 13 apr 2006 messages: 150 thanks received ..., can you use old carpet as weed mat in the garden? | hometalk. posted: (2 days ago) i do use old carpet among the fence with pine straw to cover the old carpets but will remove old pine straw to cover nice pea size beige rocks over the old carpets. be sure no pets on those old carpets or they will flock to spray over those old carpets that had dogs or cats. that is why i prefer old carpets that ....

Below are ten things you can do with your old carpet. 1. cut your old carpet into pieces and use it as a disposable dog bed cover. 2. cut up your old carpet to use as floor mats in your ute, car or truck. 3. if you have a caravan consider using it as your floor covering or for the annex. if you don’t have a caravan, then find someone who does! 4. cut up your old carpet into mats and put it ..., levelling chipboard floor. discussion in 'floors, stairs and lofts' started by chilluk, 10 sep 2004. chilluk. joined: 10 sep 2004 messages: 152 thanks received: 2 country: i am laying a laminate floor onto a downstairs chipboard floor. it seems as though the sub floor is beams and boards placed on some sort of insulation, which i guess then sits on dpm/concrete. along one edge the level drops ...