DIY Home Improvement, Remodeling & Repair Forum > DIY Home Improvement > Flooring > Baseboards over carpet




Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-12-2007, 04:40 PM  
rzgary
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 4
Default Baseboards over carpet

I'm getting ready to install baseboards in a bedroom. Should I install them down to the floor or leave a space for the carpet? I figured I would use a shim maybe 1/4" or 3/8" as I'm installing them but wanted the professional opinion. So what say you?

Thanks for the help,

Gary



__________________
rzgary is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-13-2007, 06:55 PM  
dakuda
Senior Member
 
dakuda's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 174
Default

Take a piece of scrap base and use that to space it up from the subfloor. DO NOT place it right against the subfloor. You need space for the carpet, at least 1/4".

__________________
dakuda is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-14-2007, 01:55 AM  
rzgary
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 4
Default

Thank you!

__________________
rzgary is offline  
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter DIY Home Repair Forum Replies Last Post
Carpet Tiles in a home The Nutty Professor Walls and Ceilings 3 10-19-2008 09:17 PM
Pet stains on carpet max Flooring 4 07-07-2008 12:08 AM
Read this before buying a carpet!! Richu26 Flooring 0 04-01-2008 07:59 AM
Carpet coming up jhudson Flooring 4 02-12-2006 04:47 PM
from carpet to tile...or... nouseforaname Flooring 1 07-02-2005 11:50 PM

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS