To get a new floor, you need to remove all unwanted objects on it, including your old carpet. Whether it’s inside the home or office, removing carpet is a lot of work. It’s a time consuming and messy task. But you don’t have to do it alone since carpet removal service is the most convenient way to make this possible.
How does our carpet removal service work?
We at Grizzly Junk Removal provide you carpet removal service in an eco-friendly way. We will start with pulling the carpet on the floor and removing it. Then, we will start to haul it away for proper disposal management following the waste center.
You don’t need to worry about a haul of larger and heavy carpet rolls since we are also the ones who will do it for you. Even the cleaning of the site. We will make sure everything’s clear by sweeping the whole area leaving no trace of dust and dirt on the floor. So, you just need to sit back and wait for us to do all the work for you.
How to Remove the Carpet?
There are many ways to remove the carpet, and it depends on how it was attached or where it was placed. To help you understand how it’s done, here are some basic details on removing the carpet.
Carpet attached with glue
Some carpet keeps in place because of glue. But once removed, you will see some leftovers. Use scrapers or razors to remove the glue. But it may scratch the floor or the walls where the carpet was placed. You need to soften the glue first by pouring hot water on it, and it will be easier to remove the leftover glue. But if you are not confident enough to do this by yourself, we’re here to help.
Carpet attached with tack strips
Carpet is attached by use of tack strip or a piece of wood with small nails. There is a proper way to remove carpet tack strips so you can still use them. First, you need to find the nail head on the carpet. Below the nail, in between the floor, place a ply bar. Using a hammer, hit the other end of the pry bar so the nail will pop up. Repeat all these until you remove all the nails. If you don’t have the skill to do it, you can ask for our service and we will do the work for you as we are equipped with all the right tools for carpet removal.
Carpet on hardwood and/or stairs
Most carpets attached to stairs and hardwoods have tack strip to keep them in place. To remove it, the carpet needs to be moved on the ledge of the stairs by using a utility knife. With both hands, pull the carpet until it is completely removed. Don’t forget to cut the carpet into small strips for proper disposal.
Carpet from concrete
Removing carpet from concrete floors is a difficult task to do. Most of the time, moisture and molds are found under the carpet which can cause illnesses if not removed. So aside from carpet removal, we also provide proper cleaning to maintain a healthy and clean environment.
Commonly Asked Questions About Carpet Removal
Pull it free from the tack strip using pliers. Once it is free, you can pull it up by hand. And then, cut it into smaller pieces for easier disposal.
Depending on your municipality or location, you may or may not be allowed to throw it into the dumpster. So it's best to contact a carpet removal service for proper disposal.
Yes, it is possible since most carpets are composed of plastic, fibers, and chemicals which may be hard for landfills to break down. By recycling, the carpet will be broken down into its raw components to reuse as a new product and lessen waste management problems. If you are concerned with matters related to this, we can also provide the best solution.
Responsible and Eco-friendly Carpet Removal Service
Our goal is not just to remove your carpet but to also provide a way to maintain and care for the environment. Since carpet is composed of plastic fibers, it is recyclable. Some people who use carpet in their homes or even in offices, don’t know much about the proper way of disposing of this material so it affects our environment without even realizing it.
Therefore, we encourage you to contact us when you need help with carpet removal. We have an eco-friendly approach to waste management practices, such as plastic waste, to preserve and respect our planet like practicing reducing, reusing, and recycling. So, it’s hitting two birds with one stone. You can relax since we will do the job for you and also contribute to the betterment of our environment.