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How To Stop The Carpets From Moving?

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Hi all. These loose laid carpets are great but keep moving about...also we have placed Rug Runners on the top to keep the light coloured carpet peices clean. They keep moving as well ..the way of the pile underneath. It does drive one mad...last week I was forever pulling them straight...as they kept working their way up the cupboards.

Now I know there is a press stud way to keep the basic carpets down..(don't know where to get it done though)...but will that stuff that you place under carpets and mats to stop them moving work?

And what do you take with you to keep the carpets and floor clean. Sweeper...Hoover or other.....Suggestions please. We used to take a small Hoover but haven't got the locker space now for it...!!

Chris... :thumbsup:

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Hi

Mine does exactly the same - nightmare! I think studs are the only way to go, but didn't fancy them. We use a small hoover to keep them clean.

I reckon the only solution is to remove them altogether! :yes:

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:no::no: Lightcoloured carpets Chris, ours is light green :no::no: and a nightmare to keep clean. I have rugs down from Lidl's and they are great. Chuck them in the washer when they get dirty!

LOL

JILL

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Place some rubber non slip matting underneath them :)

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................................six inch nails and a stiff handbrush!

geoff

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geoff...Six inch nails and a stiff handbrush... :laugh::laugh: like it..not sure we are talking about the same thing though...Sounds a great bit of torture though... :laugh::yes:

Chris.... :thumbsup:

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Whooooooooooooooops, should I have included the wet celery and the flying helmet...sorry!

geoff

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Under the piece of carpet i have by the door in my unit i have put that rubber webbing stuff down ,the stuff they advertise for putting on your car dash to stop phones etc from sliding about. It certainly stops that piece of carpet moving as our dog jumps in and out of the van (bearing in mind that our door is higher from the ground than an english caravan). Before putting that down the dog wouldnt jump in the van as she had gone skiding accross the floor hitting the bathroom on more than a couple of occasions so we were having to lift her up but now she is fine about getting in under her own steam again.

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I have velcroed my caravan rugs in place. I used the velcro with one sticky side this I stuck to the caravan floor and the other side of the velcro is not sticky and this I stitched to the ends of the rugs. you only need a piece a couple of inches long at each end of each rug.

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I have velcroed my caravan rugs in place. I used the velcro with one sticky side this I stuck to the caravan floor and the other side of the velcro is not sticky and this I stitched to the ends of the rugs. you only need a piece a couple of inches long at each end of each rug.

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Double sided tape in all four corners perhaps?????....mind would be a sod to clean off the floor if ever you changed your mind!! :laugh: or, check out the item pictured on this link .....

anti slip 'rug spray'

Gill :thumbsup:

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We have stuff that looks like thn carpeting but stops the carpet sliding on lino and also stops a carpet that is on top of another carpet from moving. Works a treat and we are getting some more tomorrow. I will try and get contact details for the shop if it is still there and let you know.

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And what do you take with you to keep the carpets and floor clean. Sweeper...Hoover or other.....Suggestions please.

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i use the cotton type rugs that can be thrown in the washing machine they are great and dont move they almost stick . i have one long one the came from dunelm but they havent had any since and its brilliant im always looking for another. otherwise i use rugs from ikea again very cheap and ideal . and then i have a posh rug near the area that we lounge in this does move a little though.

try one of the cotton ones from ikea if you dont like it you wont lose much they are very cheap.

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Under the piece of carpet i have by the door in my unit i have put that rubber webbing stuff down ,the stuff they advertise for putting on your car dash to stop phones etc from sliding about. It certainly stops that piece of carpet moving as our dog jumps in and out of the van (bearing in mind that our door is higher from the ground than an english caravan). Before putting that down the dog wouldnt jump in the van as she had gone skiding accross the floor hitting the bathroom on more than a couple of occasions so we were having to lift her up but now she is fine about getting in under her own steam again.

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i use the cotton type rugs that can be thrown in the washing machine they are great and dont move they almost stick . i have one long one the came from dunelm but they havent had any since and its brilliant im always looking for another. otherwise i use rugs from ikea again very cheap and ideal . and then i have a posh rug near the area that we lounge in this does move a little though.

try one of the cotton ones from ikea if you dont like it you wont lose much they are very cheap.

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As promised we went to the shop in Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire that sells the non slip carpeting and bought some more. Just to re-iterate, when between carpets it stops the top carpet from creeping and it also stop s a carpet from moving when the carpet is on lino. Contact is Mr Williams on 07944726604 and mention that it is for the carpets in your caravan and he can post your requirements to you by arrangement. The stuff is about £2 per metre, very light and is easy to cut to shape.

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Off topic. I noticed that you used the CL at Ripple on May day. I hope you enjoyed it as much as we do. It is a lovely site with the Railway Inn around the corner. I hope you went to the market in Tewkesbury on Saturday morning as many bargains to be had there. :thumbsup:

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