How to Remove Wall-to-Wall Carpet
Rid your room of all traces of dated wall-to-wall carpet following these simple steps.
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- dust mask
- carpet blade
- mini crowbar
- measuring tape
- shop vacuum
- disposable cup for holding staples
Loosen Then Pull Back Corners
Don dust mask and gloves for protection then use pliers to loosen and pull back carpet in each corner.
Cut Carpet Into Strips
In order to remove carpet easily and efficiently, it's best to cut the carpet into 4-foot-wide strips. Use measuring tape to determine proper width (Image 1) then use a carpet blade to cut the carpet into 4-foot-wide strips (Image 2).
Pull Back and Roll Up Strips
Pull up each 4-foot strip, loosening it from the remaining carpet (Image 1). Roll up the strips then carry them out of the space (Image 2).