Learn How to Prepare a Carpeted Staircase for the Installation of Wood Flooring
By Mark J. Donovan
In this video Mark Donovan of HomeAdditionPlus.com shows how to prep a staircase for the installation of a wood floor.
Remove Carpet Padding from Staircase
Once you’ve removed all of the carpeting from the staircase, next remove the carpet padding. Again, use a pair of pliers, or your hands, to pull the carpet padding up from stair treads and risers. You may want to wear work gloves when doing this, along with safety glasses, as there are a lot of staples holding down the carpet padding.
Now you are ready to have your new wood flooring installed!
For help on finding a wood flooring installation contractor, see HomeAdditionPlus.com’s Wood Flooring Installation Bid Sheet. It will help ensure that you find and hire the right flooring installation contractor for your wood flooring project. In addition, it will help to ensure that your wood floor installation is completed on time and on budget.
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