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If you are a DIY enthusiast, then installing a carpet is a project you should definitely undertake. In most cases, when Air Jordan 1s you buy new carpeting, you would also arrange for a professional carpet layer to come to your house for installing the carpet. The next time however, why not try laying the carpet yourself? The task is a little bit arduous and will take its toll on your back and knees, Air Jordan 2011 but with the right equipment and some easy to follow instructions, you could this yourself and save some money in the bargain! If you want to learn how to install carpet Air Jordan 23s at home, read on.

Cutting the carpet. Using a carpet or utility knife, cut out the measured piece of carpet, carry it over to the room where it is to be laid and roll it out. If this is just one piece and a second piece is required to be installed in the room, repeat the measuring and cutting process and lay the second piece in such a way that it overlaps the first piece by about two inches. Use a seam cutter to cut through both pieces simultaneously so that you’ll get two edges that line up straight. Cut a piece of seaming tape and line it below the two carpet edges, with the adhesive side facing upwards. With a heated seam iron, press firmly and iron along the tape, allowing the adhesive to melt and join the edges. Make sure the adhesive has completely dried by placing a firm weight along the seam.

Attaching the carpet. Using the knee kicker placed about three inches away from Air Jordan 12s the wall; attach the carpet to the tackless strips. Activate the knee kicker by pushing with your knee forcefully at the padded end so that the carpet is stretched and grabbed by the tackless strips. Trim the carpet along the edges of the wall using an edge trimmer and use the power stretcher to affix the carpet at the other end of the room. Remove any excess and tuck the edge of the carpet under the exposed floor board using a stair tool.

Finishing. Complete the installation by trimming the carpet at the exposed doorways, install door edges and cut open vents to install the shoe molding. Your installation is now complete.

If you are a beginner, this can be quite a bit of a trial and error exercise, but over a period of time you will find that it becomes easier. Ideally start with installing smaller areas of carpeting Air Jordan 7s using old carpets, before taking on a full room. This way, the actual installation will go more smoothly and correctly, and you would’ve saved yourself quite a bundle!