Carpets are a sure way to add warmth to the rooms in our homes. There is a wide variety of material options in the market such as nylon, wool, polyester, and olefin. When buying, select a carpet that meets your need and budget. Most people prefer the woolen carpets due to their durability and their soil masking ability. When installing your carpet you can use the DIY process, but a carpet installer company is the best. Here are five tips for installing a new carpet.
Prepare the Room
Remove furniture from the room you want to carpet. Furniture will always slow down the carpeting process. Some carpet installation companies are happy to remove the furniture for you, but this could take longer. Call a couple of friends and let them assist with the heavy furniture. You want the carpet installer to come and start his work right away.
Clean the floor of your room
If you had carpeted the place before, rip up the old carpeting and padding. The carpet installer can do this for you at a fee. Having the company remove the padding will increase the cost and time taken for installation. Ripping up the old carpet is easy, and you can do it yourself. Make sure you know the best way to dispose of the old carpeting because you do not want to be on the wrong side of the law. Scrap up any paint or joint compound and vacuum the floor thoroughly.
Clear a path for installers
If you have done all the above steps, your carpet installer should not have any trouble bringing the carpet. Think about how the installers will access the room while carrying the carpet. You need to create a clear path for them. If possible, you can remove the doors so that they do not have to work around them. You can also move the furniture that might block your way. Consider covering your floor so that the installers do not leave dirt in your house.
Set up a Working Space
Installers will use some tools to install your carpet. They need to cut the tackless strips and other activities. The installers need some space, and it is good to set up a working place to ease their work. The working area should be near the room they are carpeting. A workplace will also reduce the time taken to go to their truck for tools.
Installing the Carpet
Now that you have done all that is required of you let the installers do their work. Installers will first check whether you left anything on the floor that could lead to a bumpy carpet. The installers might go through your floor with a scraper to make sure that it is flat. If the floor is in perfect condition, they will lay down the carpet to install it and staple it near the tackless strips with a staple hammer. The installers will leave your home when the carpet is nice and snug.
Carpet installers take a few hours to install your carpets. However, they may take longer if you had not prepared for the process. You can read more of these details online and know what to expect.
Thank you for telling us that we can remove the old carpets ourselves since it’s easy to do and it’ll help lessen the costs and time taken for the installation of our new ones. It’s almost Christmas soon, so I plan to get new carpets for our living room installed before our relatives come to visit to celebrate with us. I’ll keep this in mind while I look for a carpeting company to get in touch with soon.
I was thinking of renovating my bedroom soon, so I decided to add a carpet to my floor to make it more comfortable for me to walk in even when I’m barefoot. I appreciate your advice when you told us to clear a path for the installers before they do their work by moving furniture that might get in the way to get the job done faster. I’ll be sure to follow what you said while I look for carpeting installation services to call for an appointment soon.
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