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
The Floor Show provides a full range of services from as simple as
cutting a piece of carpet to the size and shape you want it; to binding or
serging the edges, to adding fringe if desired.
Binding is a narrow fabric stitched over the
edge of the carpet to give it a finished look
and prevent raveling, Serging is a whipped-stitched
yarn-over look, used frequently on Oriental Rugs.
Some heavier carpets may have to be serged because
they are too heavy to feed through the binder.
Berber and Loop Pile carpets are often in this
Oriental rugs over time have worn fringes. Fringes
are a very important part of the rugs for it
protects the body of the rug from sliding off
the end of the warp threads. If this problem
is ignored, serious damage to the end borders
may occur. Extra care is given to each rug to
match, as closely as possible, the original fringe.
in rugs are a band or series of bands surrounding
the field and focal point of a carpet.
is the V-shaped groove carved between colors
in inlaid carpets, which gives the three dimensional
look to a carpet. This technique is also used
to create a carved border in a sculptured carpet.
Cove Base is carpet cut into strips, size can
vary from 2" 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.
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.