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How do you transition from carpeting to stained/painted concrete interior floors?

We are staining our concrete basement floor, but don't know how to transition from the carpet in one room to the new stained concrete in the living room.
Any suggestions?
Thank you

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Posted 2016-10-21T07:10:12+0000  by CSS CSS

Hello CSS, and welcome to the community!

Carpet transition strips are available for your need, check out this link and choose one that works best for you.


Posted 2016-10-21T12:37:19+0000  by Angelo_HD_CHI
Hello CSS.

The nails that come with these transition strips will not go into concrete directly.  You can drill a slightly larger hole in the concrete and fill it first with either a wooden dowel or hot melt glue and then use these nails.  Another option would be to use concrete nails as shown here from Roberts:  LINK


Posted 2016-10-21T12:58:31+0000  by Chris_HD_CHI
Thanks Angelo and Chris,
So ANY of the transition strips will work (from the link Angelo was kind enough to supply), the real key to attaching the strip to the concrete appears to be the drilling procedure and the concrete nails (that Chris was kind enough to supply), am I understanding this correctly?
Posted 2016-10-25T00:51:56+0000  by CSS
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