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Old 10-03-2011, 07:18 PM   #1
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Quick question(s).

I finished my renovation in my master bedroom (trim and all) before i learned that you should leave a gap (3/8 to 1/2) so that the pad/carpet can be tucked under the baseboard.

What should i do about the lack of space under my master bedroom baseboards? Use and ocillating tool cut one out? Leave it alone?

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Old 10-03-2011, 07:23 PM   #2
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leave it alone, i always did it that way and looks good. im sure others would prefer gap. but in my last 2 houses all the rooms with rug looked good that way

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Old 10-03-2011, 08:01 PM   #3
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Leave it alone. Most installers won't care one way or the other. You won't notice a difference with the finished product. On almost all old houses, the base sits on the floor.
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Old 10-04-2011, 08:37 AM   #4
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Ok, thanks guys...
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