How to remove glued carpet?
I just moved into a new apartment and the person living there before glued her carpet to the floor. Not sure what she used exactly, if its tape for carpets, glue or what but it is very hard to take off, i just tried goo gone and scraping it off with a scraper with plastic blades but so far it doesn’t seem to remove much so im hoping someone might have a idea on how to remove this without making too much damage to the floor.
- mickster440Lv 71 month ago
The have glue remover just for that at Lowes or Home Depot.
- spacemissingLv 71 month ago
What makes you think the previous tenant did it?
I would expect it was done to the order of the property owner or manager.
Unless you have been authorized to remove it or have it removed,
you had better leave it alone.
And if you ARE allowed to take it out,
you are going to need to hire a professional to do it.
- ..Lv 51 month ago
Maybe apply heat, somehow.
- JohnLv 61 month ago
Acetone aka fingernail polish remover cuts glue. Paint stores used to sell Acetone in quantity at a reasonable price and Hospitals have and use it.
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- Anonymous1 month ago
Call the landlord if you are renting.