Foss Floors FAQ

Broadloom

A: Our new DuraKnit and Cashmere Collection broadloom carpets featuring DuraKnit technology can be installed via the traditional stretch-in method with tak strips and over padding. All of our broadloom carpet that does not feature DuraKnit technology is not designed to be installed with padding or tak strips.

A: Yes, the carpet can be cut with a utility knife or scissors without fraying or unraveling.

A: Yes, the carpet can be purchased off roll bars in 12-foot and 6-foot widths in any length at home centers, including Home Depot and Lowe’s.

A: The carpet is solution dyed throughout and will hold its original color for many years.

A: The carpet can be vacuumed, professionally cleaned, or spot cleaned with mild detergent.

A: Yes, the carpet has a Class 1 fire rating.

Carpet Tile

A: Yes, the highly durable construction of the tiles and pressure sensitive adhesive, that adheres to almost any surface, makes them ideal for installation in the garage. Driving on the tiles will not harm their durable PET construction.
A: The carpet tiles are not designed to be installed over padding or to be used with a carpet stretcher.
A: Yes. However, we recommend quarter turning the tiles for the best installation and appearance.

A: No adhesive is needed for the carpet tiles. The tiles have a pressure sensitive adhesive on the back. Simply peel and stick.

A: Yes, the carpet tiles can be installed over most existing indoor and outdoor floor surfaces, including concrete, tile, wood, sheet vinyl, and even existing low-pile carpet.

A: Water will seep through the carpet, but the carpet and the surface underneath dries quickly.

A: Once a tile does not adhere any longer, it should be replaced to be able to cleanly remove and replace it. A premium indoor/outdoor carpet adhesive can be used to permanently adhere tiles to the floor, but we do not encourage this type of installation.

A: It is recommended to store and install the tiles in temperatures between 50 and 95 degrees Fahrenheit.

A: Yes, The tiles can be cut with a utility knife or scissors without fraying or unraveling.

A: The tiles are solution dyed throughout and will hold their original color for many years.

A: The tiles can be vacuumed, professionally cleaned, or spot cleaned with mild detergent.

A: Yes, the tiles have a Class 1 fire rating.