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Model # HD-161-P-8

Internet # 203301578

Store SKU # 649634

Poplar 7/8 in. Wide x 4 ft. Long Carpet Tack Strip for Wood or Concrete Subfloors (3 per Pack)

This item has been discontinued.
The Home Depot no longer carries this specific product.

$2.09 /case




Model # HD-161-P-8

Internet # 203301578

Store SKU # 649634

Halex Tack Strip is made of poplar wood material with pre-nailed hi-carbon nails. The pins are angled for gripping and securing the carpet after stretching. Halex tack strip is specified by more architects and contractors than any other competitive tack strip. It meets the standards prescribed by the Carpet & Rug Institute CRI-105.

  • Perfect for installing carpeting over wood or concrete subfloors
  • Suitable for commercial or residential applications
  • Bevel-edged for faster tucking
  • Pre-nailed for ease of use
  • Meets CARB standards for low formaldehyde


Product Length (in.) 
Product Width (in.) 
Commercial / Residential 
Commercial / Residential 
Flooring Product Type 
Tack Strip 
Pin set angle (degrees) 
Prestarted nails 
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty 
Fitness for Use 


Rated 2.8 out of 5 by 4 reviewers.
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Poor quality nails The tack portion of this product is fine but the nails are junk if you have aged concrete. If your slab is older, buy a bag of Roberts nails and pull the nails out of the strip. You can get better product from carpet stores but they usually only sell by the case. November 22, 2015
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Nails do not If you do buy this product, make sure you get a bag of #10 x 5/8 galvanized concrete nails. The nails that come with this board are awful and do not sink into to the concrete. I had to take all the "concrete" nails out and replace them with #10 x 5/8 galvanized concrete nails. April 6, 2015
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by If using on concrete, you will need additional concrete nails Works fine as a tack strip but the nails aren't good for concrete. More than half bent and you will need to get real concrete nails to hold strip properly January 6, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Got The Job Done I don't know that there is much difference between tack strips. This got the job done. The nails were longer so gave me a couple of problems going into the slab. Overall, I was pleased. The only problem areas I had were in doorways where I couldn't get the carpet to always grab like I needed, but that's probably more to do with my experience level doing this stuff. Everywhere I had places to tuck the carpet edge under was fine. July 22, 2014
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