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10 Things You Must Know: Carpet

Use these top 10 tips from DIY experts before installing carpet.

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Use a Kicker(3 of 10)

The carpet has to be put in so it's square to a room. Using the knee-kicker, apply pressure to the front of the tack strips and kick. Start on one wall and then do the opposite wall; finish by working your way around the rest of the room.

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