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Carpet Tape & Flooring Tape

Carpet Tape & Flooring Tape

What is Carpet Tape & Flooring Tape?

Carpet and flooring fixing tapes come in many variations which have been specially designed for use on carpets and other types of flooring substrates. These include: NEC Approved Temporary Flooring Tape, which is a is a temporary flooring Tape approved by the NEC (National Exhibition Centre) for use in laying temporary flooring during exhibitions, Peelable Double Sided Cloth / Duct Tape which is ideal for temporary installation of carpets, Rayon Double Sided Carpet & Rug Cloth / Gaffer Tapes, are tapes are ideal for: carpet laying, gluing felt and felt pads, to the Rayon cloth tape that provides a strong durable bond, and the Double Sided PVC Carpet & Flooring Tape which is ideal for when a well-balanced adhesive is required.

These carpet and flooring tapes are some of the best you can buy, and have been sourced from one of the global leading carpet and flooring manufacturers.

Approved for use by the NEC (National Exhibition Centre)

Our NEC Approved Temporary Flooring Tapes have been approved for use at the Exhibition centre by the NEC for use on carpet and non-slip mats in the exhibition halls.

What are the main features of carpet tapes?

Our range of double sided flooring tapes includes tapes which are ideal for / as:

  • NEC Approved
  • Temporary installation of carpets, jig and tooling beds
  • Carpet laying
  • Carpet binding tape
  • Vinyl flooring
  • Flooring protection tape
  • Fixing rugs
  • Strong double sided tapes
  • Fixing non-slip mats
  • Parquee floor
  • Gluing felt
  • Felt pads
  • Wooden flooring
  • Laminate flooring
  • Bowls carpets
  • PVC carpet
  • Fixing heel reinforcements in the footwear industry
  • Strong double bonds
  • Similar applications

What's the difference between the different carpet and flooring tapes?

NEC Approved Temporary Flooring Tapes
Are NEC Approved Temporary Flooring Tape. These adhesive tapes are a double-sided blue polythene tape with differential adhesive, coated with a removable emulsion acrylic adhesive on the open side and a permanent synthetic rubber adhesive on the closed side.

This NEC approved tape is the perfect product for temporary retention of carpet and non-slip mats and it is ideal for exhibition applications. This tape is approved by the NEC (National Exhibition Centre).

These tapes are available in the following sizes:

  • 50mm x 50 Metres

Peelable Double Sided Carpet & Flooring Cloth / Duct Tape
These carpet binding cloth tapes are a general purpose double sided self adhesive tape with a clear synthetic rubber adhesive. This makes these peelable tapes ideal for a majority of applications both indoors and outdoors - such as temporary fixation of porous or rough surfaces, temporary installation of carpets, vinyl floors, jig and tooling beds.

Our peelable cloth tape range offers good UV and plasticizer resistance, and comes with a moisture stable liner for the more demanding die-cut applications.

These tapes are available in the following sizes:

  • 25mm x 50 Metres
  • 50mm x 50 Metres

Rayon Double Sided Carpet & Rug Cloth / Gaffa Tapes
These self adhesive tape features a cloth carrier coated with a unique rubber adhesive that is very aggressive, providing strong bonds to surfaces such as: metal and wood, whilst being age resistant and giving clean peel on removal.

At 230 microns thick and with a temperature resistance of -20C up to 70C the Double Sided Rayon Cloth Tape was developed primarily for use on carpets; but, it is also widely used as a fixing aid on tooling beds because of its clean peel properties and rugs.

These tapes are ideal for: carpet laying, glueing felt and felt pads, parquee floors, fixing heel reinforcements - in the footwear industry - and lamination of various materials. The Rayon cloth tape is a very versatile tape which provides a strong durable bond.

These tapes are available in the following sizes:

  • 25mm x 50 Metres
  • 50mm x 50 Metres

Double Sided PVC Carpet & Flooring Tapes
PVC carpet flooring tape, is a multi-purpose tape that features a stretchable Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC) white synthetic rubber adhesive. The adhesive used has a good adhesion to stick to a wide variety of substrates and surfaces such as: carpet, wood, bowels carpet, rugs, and most flooring types.

These tapes are available in the following sizes:

  • 25mm x 50 Metres
  • 50mm x 50 Metres

Bulk buying options available

If you are looking to buy these carpet speciality tapes in bulk, every option we have on offer comes with bulk buying options. Simply put the more you buy, the more you save.

Questions we have been asked about these flooring tapes

Can I use carpet tape for vinyl flooring?
Yes, our PVC tape is ideal for this flooring type.

Can you use carpet tape on and to stick to a concrete floor?
Not out of the box, as concrete is a porous material. As a result, to get it to stick to concrete the surface must first be primed. Please see our adhesive tape primers if you require priming.

Can carpet tape be removed?
Yes, most of these tapes can be as they have been especially designed for easy peel, or temporary use.

Will this type tape ruin carpet?
No, as long as the tape is applied correctly.

Will carpet tape ruin hardwood and laminate floors?
It depends on the quality of your hardwood or laminate flooring. Some cheap laminates and hardwoods this could cause some discolouring when removed. However, for most laminates and hardwoods, this should be fine.

Will carpet tape damage wood floors and hardwood flooring?
No, this type of tape is suitable for these types of flooring.

Will carpet tape stick to carpet?
Yes, this is what this tape has been especially designed to adhere to.

What will remove carpet tape residue?
You would need to apply acetone to break down the adhesive.

Can carpet tape be removed?
It depends on the duration and application type that is required. We stock both a removable / peelable versions, and a permanent version depending on your requirements. Obviously, the removable version is much easier to remove, whereas the permanent tape will require a debonding agent such as acetone to help to remove it from the floor.

Can you use carpet tape on hardwood floors?

Can you use these tapes instead of tack strips?
Yes, this is more down to your preference.

Can you tape carpet together?
Yes, you can use it as a splice underneath.

What does carpet tape do?
This type of tape is designed to hold materials such as carpets and rugs in place, sticking to the substrate underneath it. This helps to prevent the carpet or rug from slipping when walked upon.

How to apply carpet tape?
You can apply these tapes as you would all sticky adhesive tapes. Make sure the surface is clean, position your tape over the carpet / rug and apply pressure once in position.

How to remove carpet tape from concrete and general floors?
You can remove these using an Acetone, or adhesive remover.

Who are Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Solutions?

PSA Solutions Ltd, are: carpet tape suppliers, based in Leicestershire, UK.

We have a large range of: carpet and flooring tapes, in our Leicester warehouse, ready to be dispatched - normally - within 1-3 days.

So if you can not see the adhesive you are looking for contact our friendly sales team for free advice.

Where can I find out more?

To find out even more technical information about carpets please see this Wikipedia page.

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Don't just take our word for it, see a sample of our reviews from our past customers to see what they have said.

Product reviews for 50mm x 50 Metre Double Sided Rayon Carpet & Rug Tape

Name: David

This tape is the stickiest I've ever encountered. Sticks to everything that I have tried in fact it is so sticky that it even sticks to whatever you use to cut it. Wonderful for sticking up laminated posters. I use it or many things. Wonderful!!
5 stars

Questions asked about our flooring tapes

50mm x 50 Metre Peelable Double Sided Cloth Tape

Trying to find Releasable Pressure Sensitive Adhesive for vinyl floor in UK - can you help? - David

Afternoon David, I would recommend trying our PSA4023 (this) product - Ian, Product Support Manager

25mm x 50 Metre Double Sided Rayon Carpet & Rug Tape

Dear Sir / Madam I am looking for tape or material to put under my carpet rug to stay in one place in my entrance hall which is parquee floor. is this tape suitable? thank you yours faithfully Ruth

Hi Ruth, I would suggest using this clean peel tape - Ian, Product Support Manager

25mm x 50 Metre Double Sided PVC Carpet & Flooring Tape

Hello, Will this tape stick carpet to a cement floor? and how much is postage to Germany? Thanks Mick

Hi Mick, for it to stick to concrete the surface will need to be primed prior to applying due to concrete being a porous material - Ian, Product Support Manager

Can this tape be used to hold a bowls carpet in place and taken up afterwards and reused or relaid again with no damage to floor or carpet, the floor is wooden - Joan

Hi Joan, this PVC tape is the most suitable for this application. This tape is very strong but ensures clean peel on removal - Ian, Product Support Manager

50mm x 50 Metre Double Sided PVC Carpet & Flooring Tape

Can this tape hold down a rug onto a carpet without the rug moving - Mids

Good afternoon, Thank-you for your recent enquiry. This product would be suitable for holding down a rug, however would not be permanent and require re-applying as and when, depending on how trafficked the rug was - Matt, Product Support Manager

Would this tape be suitable for sticking laminated sheets to metal surfaces? Thanks Dean

Morning Dean and thank you for the enquiry. The product you require for laminate work is our transparent double sided polyester tape with transparent liner - Ian, Product Support Manager