07:32AM | 01/19/10
Member Since: 01/18/10
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We're remodeling a house we just bought. We're going to have it repainted and recarpeted, both by professionals.

We've been told that we should schedule a delay between the painting and the carpeting, to allow the paint time to cure before the carpet guys come in (and theoretically scratch things). We've heard everything from 2 days to 2 weeks.

How long should we wait before having the carpets installed?


03:12PM | 01/21/10
Member Since: 07/28/02
1356 lifetime posts
I would wait at least a week for the paint to cure some. You may have to touch a few spots but if the installers a good there will not be to much of this to do.


09:27PM | 12/06/11
Member Since: 11/25/11
26 lifetime posts
5-7 days is the perfect amount of time to wait


11:56AM | 01/31/12
Member Since: 01/25/12
25 lifetime posts
oh yeah, you definitely want a waiting period in between both of those. two days is not enough, i would go with more like a week.
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