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Old 10-05-2008, 10:07 PM   #1
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I'v got old carpet, and I am planning to add new carpet just to my room. The problem is my father doesn't want to do anything to the house. So, I plan to put the new carpet over the old one. Would that be possible & ideal to do?

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I'v got old carpet, and I am planning to add new carpet just to my room. The problem is my father doesn't want to do anything to the house. So, I plan to put the new carpet over the old one. Would that be possible & ideal to do?
No.

You need to rip it out, then have all tack strips in place, repair any damage to the floor or the tack strip, and then stretch in new carpet. I highly suggest new padding be installed as well.

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Old 10-06-2008, 06:10 AM   #3
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not that it hasn't been done before, but you do not want to, believe me. listen to Jamie and do as per his instruction.

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