How to Glue Carpet to a Wall | Home Guides | SF Gate- carpet staples sticking out on wall molding ,18/8/2020· How to Glue Carpet to a Wall. Forget the disco days and nights of the 1970s, when shag carpeting dominated the scene. Many homes in those days had orange, brown, red or ...What Is a Carpet Tack Strip? - The Spruce16/12/2020· Carpet tack strips are narrow lengths of wood, usually Douglas fir, that are used to keeping wall-to-wall carpet in place. They're studded with lots, sometimes hundreds, of nails (or tacks) and are installed along the perimeter of the walls, tack-side up. The strips hold the carpet in place and also keep it stretched and free of wrinkles.