Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Painting

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 04-01-2009, 01:23 PM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 196
Rewards Points: 150
Default

base molding painting w/ carpet


So Im having a carpenter redo all my trim from stained to nice detailed primed trim, I will be painting the trim white, but how do i paint the base with the carpet installed? the carpet was just installed yesterday and it is brand new so i want to be careful with it. I couldnt paint the trim before the carpet install but i know that was the best situation, but my only choice was to get the carpet then redo the trim.

fabian is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-01-2009, 02:44 PM   #2
Remodeling Contractor
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Sandy Hook, CT
Posts: 3,590
Rewards Points: 2,000
Default

base molding painting w/ carpet


Just use 2" blue tape and use a drywall knife to push the tape under the trim covering all the carpet.

Bob Mariani is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2009, 08:57 PM   #3
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 49
Rewards Points: 25
Default

base molding painting w/ carpet


I have used a piece of vinyl vertical blind material, left over from sliding door blinds.
SR996 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Carpet then base molding or what? Jeekinz Flooring 4 10-10-2008 01:02 PM
base molding and carpet doc70 Flooring 2 04-09-2008 12:33 PM
Base molding or carpet first??? Dan N Flooring 5 02-01-2007 09:29 AM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.