Manage episode 279319757 series 2626211
Many homeowners pull up their carpet when they have hardwood or tile floors beneath it. The project is easy until you get to the carpet tack strip, and the adhesive underneath it.
That’s the situation John faces.
He and his son decided to pull up wall-to-wall carpeting that was covering beautiful tile floors.
They removed the carpeting and pried up the carpet tack strip lining the room’s perimeter. Then they were shocked to find residue from contact cement that held the tack strip to the tile.
Listen to the Today’s Homeowner Podcast for what to do about that, along with more home improvement tips!