Carpet binding is a trade in the flooring industry that involves modification to the edges of a carpet with fabric adhesives and or stitching.
Carpet edges binding.
Rather it requires that you have a professional do the work with.
Turns out that you have two options for an unfinished carpet remnant.
Generally speaking however these aren t techniques you can do yourself.
The edges of a remnant will ravel and fray unless bound.
Determined to make this happen i put it on hold and began to research.
Instabind faux leather style carpet binding mimics standard or traditional binding but without showing any stitching.
The only problem was that it was a carpet remnant so the edges were unfinished.
Available in 14 stock colors on 48 foot rolls it s more durable than traditional carpet binding and actually helps reinforce the carpet backing along the cut edges.
The pressure sensitive self adhesive backing will hold binding temporary at first in case you need to re position to the back side of the carpet while a small bead of hot glue with assure the edge is protected and looks beautiful.
Press the two together for a better seal while the glue is still melted.
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You can a have it bound at a rug shop or b bind it yourself.
It is new to bond products line as of 2018.
Run a line of hot glue still using the nozzle around the carpet between the carpet edge and the inner edge of the binding.
A leftover carpet remnant that matches or complements home decor can be turned into an attractive area rug.
If you want to make an area rug from a carpet remnant or from a swath of broadloom carpet off a roll there are several options for finishing the edges to prevent fraying.
In practice binding protects the edge of the carpet from wear and from unraveling.
The most common choices for carpet finishing are binding serging and fringing.