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art143

04:00PM | 07/11/06
Member Since: 07/27/05
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I am going to have some carpet replaced (along with new baseboards). What gives the best result, installing baseboards after carpet is laid or before?

Thanks,

Art

zackivan

02:54PM | 07/12/06
Member Since: 10/02/05
26 lifetime posts
I've always done it before. I don't think that you'll want your baseboards on top of your carpet, so you'll want to p[ut them in first.

Zack

flooringworldDOTorg

05:34PM | 07/22/06
Member Since: 10/28/05
312 lifetime posts
yes by all means place the baseboards in first and keep them at least 1/2" to 3/4" above the subfloor for a tackless wall to wall carpet and pad installation, as it wil llast longer, loook better, and adds to ease of install.

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