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Old 01-29-2011, 01:11 PM   #1
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tucking carpet underneath baseboard

hi. i would like to replace my baseboards now but replace the carp in the future, maybe next year. was wondering if i will have the take the new baseboard out in order to get the carpet installed or can it somehow be tucked in underneath.



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Old 01-29-2011, 04:43 PM   #2
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If the old carpet is tucked under, just put the new baseboards where the old ones are. If not, the baseboards can be installed 3/8 above the floor or down flush. It won't matter to most installers. I prefer that they be on the floor because that makes it easier to trim with a carpet trimmer. But some installers like them raised.


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