Carpet Removal

Uncover the hardwood floors under your old carpet. Follow these step-by-step instructions from Don't Sweat It host Steve Watson.
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Reveal the hardwood flooring that's underneath your carpet with these few steps.

Tools:

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hdswt104_2a_pullupcarpet

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long-nose pliers

Steps:

1. Pull up existing carpeting with bare hands and pliers, if necessary.

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2. Remove any remaining staples with pliers.

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