Stair slide – Stair carpet Have you reached the end of your life? Before you rush to find your knife sharpened and started ripping out, take a few moments to think about the best way to remove the rug without causing any damage to the stairs. Early stranger may not be important if you completely back the carpet from the stairs after, but could make life more difficult if you intend to install a corridor in the center, or leave the staircase was dismantled.
Make sure you have all the right tools handy before you start. Utility knife and pliers, levers right-angled bar (also known as Wonder Bar) should be enough to pry up the stair slide wit carpet. If you do not have a pry bar, you may be able to handle it with a hammer and a chisel. Thick work gloves to protect your hands from sharp tips, staples and nails are also important. And as the old carpet and burlap can generate a lot of dust, a face mask would be a good idea. Putting the old newspapers on the bottom of the ladder will help protect the ground. Better yet, use a tarp or a sheet to contain the chaos. You can fold it around the rubble afterwards and carry it all straight out.
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From the top of the ladder, slide the pry bar under the carpet to the tack strip is safe to tread. If the carpet is very tight and you cannot find a starting stair slide, try pushing the utility of the knife blade yourself along one of the benches raised a bit. By failing that, you may be able to use the pliers to pull a small section of the carpet so you can leverage the bar under the wedge. Carefully carpet tack strips lever with Marvel bar until you can pull it freely from the tread over, then work your way down the stairs. Your carpet may be composed of several short sections that join, or it may consist of a continuous length. The length of a carpet section better managed by slicing it into portions as you goes along, for easy setup. Always cut from the back, not the front-it’s faster and easier.