Materials DisposalAs with any type of remodeling project, your first order of business is to prepare for the debris. This will quickly pile up as you work along, and become overwhelming if you haven’t planned for it. So, have a local junk hauling service ready to go. This way, when it’s time, all that material and debris can easily be picked up and taken away so you don’t have to deal with it.
Removing outdoor carpet is no easy task – often it is glued down to cement and makes the task much more difficult than removing indoor carpeting. As carpeting outdoors can make or break the environment and mood of the space, replacing an old worn out carpet though a difficult task can be rewarding by remaking the space into an enjoyable one. —Do It YourselfOftentimes, in offices and retail spaces, the carpet is commercial grade. This makes it more durable, to lessen the wear caused by heavy foot traffic. Over time, even commercial grade carpet begins to show signs of wear. Eventually, it must be replaced with new flooring.
Glued-Down Carpet Replacement in Palm HarborTo remove glue-down carpet, you’ll have to do it step-by-step. Unfortunately, there are no workable shortcuts. So, here’s how to do glue-down carpet removal right. Start by emptying the room completely. Leave no furniture or decor behind. Then, start the glued-down carpet replacement process:
- Cut big sections. If the carpet is glued down, you’ll have no choice but to cut it into sections to make it a little more workable. Use a utility knife to cut four to six large sections to get starting places.
- Start with the corners. Once you’ve cut out the sections, it’s time to (try) to pull up as much as you can. You might get lucky and pull up whole sections, but this is unlikely.
- Scrape the indoor-outdoor carpet. If you have removed any of the indoor-outdoor carpet, congratulations. As for the rest, you’ll need a floor scraper to take it up.
- Remove the adhesive from the subfloor. Use glue dissolution solvent to remove the adhesive. Follow the manufacturer’ directions carefully, then let the space air out. Follow this with disinfecting the surface before installing a replacement.