Category: How To Fit

How to fit new carpet in your home – step-by-Step

First question: Is it easy to fit carpet yourself? If you take on the challenge to fit carpet yourself for the first time, it’s important you have a full understanding of the tools needed, the tasks required and any potential pitfalls. This article gives a clear overview of the requirements when laying your own carpet. Let’s dive right in. Here’s another recommended article that will help you with the planning How to measure carpet for

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How to remove & prepare laminate flooring – tips & advice

If you’re thinking of laying  laminate flooring yourself, a bit of planning will go a long way. For example, where do you want it to go – which room(s)? Do you want the room to look wider or longer? Will you have a floating, glued or nailed floor? In this post, we will address the key questions related to planning, removing, buying and fitting your laminate flooring. We also give advice on which laminate underlay you

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How to Remove & Fit Your Own Carpet and Underlay

A lot of our customers here at Underlay4u regularly ask for our advice on how to fit their own underlay in order to save a bit of the costs and time associated with DIY projects, and do things on their own schedule. We get it – life is busy these days. DIY jobs need to get done when they get done, and not at a time that will disrupt the rest of your life. Wouldn’t

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How Much Cost

How much does it cost to lay carpet per square metre

Carpet is a sophisticated and stylish choice for the home and is the ideal choice for a cooler climate. If you’re installing brand new carpets in your home, you’ll want to know how much it costs to lay carpet per square metre so you can make smart choices that fit your budget. But there’s more to carpet laying than simply buying a good quality carpet at the right price. You’ll also need to think about

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How to fit skirting boards on uneven walls

Skirting boards give a clean and neat finish between the walls and the floors in your property. In older houses, the boards themselves can be quite ornamental with an attractive moulded profile, whereas modern skirting boards tend to be much plainer. If you’re fitting new skirting boards, match them to the age of the house and attach them to the walls with glue or screws, making sure you mitre or scribe the joins for the

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How to measure carpet for stairs and landing

Whether you’re planning on doing the fitting yourself, or simply trying to figure out how much carpet and underlay you will need, it can be tricky to know how to go about measuring floor space for stairs and on landings. Follow our easy guide to make sure you get it right. How to measure your stairs for carpet & underlay First, you’ll need a tape measure, a pencil, and some paper. Begin by counting how

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How To Fit Your Gripper Rods and Underlay

This post tells you everything you need to know about carpet grippers. There’s 2 sections. You can navigate the page easily. Just click the links below to read more and find the answers to your questions. Section 1. What are gripper rods? Do I need them? Where to buy? Section 2. How to fit carpet grippers If you’ve chosen to go down the DIY route, make sure you read this article in full. It will

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