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How to Install Carpet Over Hardwood Flooring

If you're tired of wood flooring, install carpet right over the hardwood flooring.

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Materials

  • tackless strip
  • masonry nails
  • carpet pad
  • duct tape
  • carpet
  • seam tape

Tools

  • saw
  • hammer
  • scissors
  • utility knife
  • staple gun
  • chalk line
  • iron
  • rolling pin
  • knee kicker
  • power stretcher
  • trimmer
  • stair tool
  • heavy gloves

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