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janescasey
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Posted: August 12, 2008 4:08 PM

How do I remove old carpet without releasing mold and allergens into my home?
MichaelPrachniak
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Posted: August 12, 2008 11:39 PM

RE: remove old carpet safely
Isolate the room you are working in by sealing off all vents and interior doorways. Open windows and outside doors. Carefully roll up the carpet, being careful not to shake it more than necessary. Using a HEPA filter may help also.
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JimLaeger
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Posted: August 28, 2008 4:04 PM

RE: remove old carpet safely
To help keep the dust down you can use a razor knife and cut the old carpet in manageable strips and put in large plastic bags when removing from the room.
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