Carpet heights when installed

There are 2 main considerations regarding installed carpet heights:

  1. The height where carpet meets hard flooring
  2. The heights for door clearance above carpet.

The height where carpet meets hard flooring

In a conventional residential installation the carpet is installed on underlay and secured with carpet gripper (timber battens with spikes to hold the carpet).

Some Interior Designers prefer the carpet to be slightly higher than the adjacent hard flooring so that the carpet appears to be more abundant.

At the junction to hard flooring the carpet sits on the 6mm high carpet gripper.

The height of our carpets on carpet gripper is as follows:

40 oz./yd2 Hip Hop, Groove and Funky 14mm - 15mm
     
50 oz./yd2 Escape Velour, Escape Twist and Whenever 15 - 16 mm
     
60 oz./yd2 Velour 17 - 18mm
80 oz./yd2 Imagine  20 - 21mm

 

The height on underlay for calculation of door clearance

The height of our carpets on different underlays will vary. 

The heights of our carpets on Airstep “Supa Blue” rubber underlay are as follows:

40 oz./yd2 Hip Hop, Groove and Funky 17.5 - 18.50mm
50 oz./yd2 Escape Velour, Escape Twist and Whenever 18.5 - 19.50mm
60 oz./yd2 Velour 20.5 - 21.50mm
80 oz./yd2 Imagine 23.5 - 24.50mm

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