Looking for some info on from some of you who may have carpeted a wall
successfully... Not a common project apparently since there is very
little info on the net.
My wife and I have always liked the wall-carpet look of our local home
theater, and as we're building a theater room in the basement, we're
trying to replicate the look. My questions are thus:
We've picked out a fairly light indoor/outdoor carpet. How should I
be looking to affix this to the walls? (unfinished drywall) There is
indoor/outdoor carpet adhesive available, but it seems to be mostly
made to adhere to concrete or wood. I was thinking Cove Base adhesive
would work, as it's basically meant to bond carpet backing to drywall
or plaster, but will that hold an entire carpet in place on a wall?
(7 foot walls, 12 foot length)
I was planning on wrapping the carpet over the top of the wall frame,
stapling into place, then adhering the carpet to the wall & smoothing
out. What's the best way to smooth out the carpet on the wall? I
was thinking of running a cut 2 x 4 over the wall working downward --
Between the stapling at the top and bottom, and the adhesive on the
wall, I would think this would be enough to hold the carpet securely
on the wall, but I'd love to hear some thoughts from anyone who may
have done this before or has more experience w/carpeting.... This is
all new ground for me. Thanks for any and all replies!!