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At some point, your carpets are going to be filthy beyond repair. You can only clean them so many times. Once this happens, it is a good idea to rip up the carpet and get rid of it. Doing so won’t be easy since you’ll need to dispose of the items properly. Your local waste management company may not take the unwanted carpet. If you need help, remember that we’re here. We’ll dispose of your unwanted carpets for you.

We’re The Best Carpet Remover Near You

We strive to be the best carpet removal company in your area. We’re versatile enough to take carpet from residential and commercial structures. Depending on the condition of the carpet, we might be able to recycle or donate the carpet. We’ll try recycling it in an eco-friendly way before taking it to the local landfill.

Pulling Up Carpet

When you decide to remove your old carpet, you’ll need to do so properly. To achieve this goal, you’ll have to pull it loose from the tack strip. Once you’ve done this, you can begin pulling it up with your hands. It is a good idea to wear gloves to protect your hands. After the carpet is free, cut it into smaller pieces so you can dispose of it much easier.

Removing Carpet Glue

After the carpet is removed and cut into smaller pieces, you’ll likely have to get rid of leftover carpet glue. Although it sounds like an easy job, it won’t be. The glue is very sticky, so it is going to be difficult to remove. Try following the steps below.

  • You’ll have to remove the leftover glue using a razor or scraper.
  • If the glue is too sticky, you can soften it using boiling water. You can also try using a steamer.
  • Grab the scraper and use it to remove the glue.

You’ll need to repeat these steps until the glue has been removed from your home.

Removing The Leftover Tack Strips

Once you’ve completed the steps above, you’ll need to begin removing the carpet tack strips. Do this before you install the new carpet. For the best results, follow the advice provided below.

  • You’ll need to local the strip by looking for the nail head.
  • Once you’ve found it, use a hammer or pry bar to pry the nail up.
  • Use enough force to remove the nail.
  • You’ll have to continue this process until each nail has been pulled up.
  • Once you’ve removed the nails, carefully dispose of the track strip.
  • Wear a pair of gloves when playing the strip in a garbage back.
  • After you’ve removed all strips, you can begin sweeping the floor and cleaning up the mess.

Getting Rid Of Carpet From Stairs

You’ll also need to remove the carpets from your stairs. It will be slightly more difficult due to the shape of the surface. Nevertheless, the process is the same. You’ll have to pull the carpet up until it breaks free of the tack strip. Continue until you can pick up the carpet and cut it into smaller pieces. After that, you’ll need to remove the tack strip. If you need to get rid of the unwanted carpet, call us. We’ll take it away from your home.

Disposing Of Unwanted Carpet

Now that you’ve removed the carpet, you’ll need to find out how to get rid of it. How should you do it? Ultimately, there are numerous ways to deal with the carpet, but you shouldn’t send it to the landfill. Instead, you should let us handle it for you. When you work with us, you’ll be one step closer to disposing of the carpet in an eco-friendly way.

Throwing Unwanted Carpet In The Garbage

In some areas, you can throw your unwanted carpets in the garbage. However, you might not be able to dispose of all it at once. Instead, there might be limits on how much you can throw away. If you’re worried that the carpet is going to be rejected, find another way to dispose of it. We can help. We’ll pick up the carpet and take it to the nearby recycling center for you.

Recycling Unwanted Carpet

Thankfully, carpets can indeed be recycled. Remember that carpet contains many materials, including plastic, chemicals, and fibers. Many of these materials can be recycled and reused to make other items. Since carpet is often thrown away in large bundles, many waste management companies won’t take it. Instead, you should let us take it down to the recycling center for you.

Once it arrives, the carpet can be broken down and the components reused. For instance, the materials can be reused to make new carpets, industrial carpets, and automobile carpets.

Sending Carpets To A Landfill

You’ll also have the option of sending the material to the landfill. While this is one option, it is not the best. Remember that most landfills will only accept small quantities. Plus, you don’t want to overfill the landfill with your unwanted carpets. It is usually best to take the carpet to a recycling center. After all, this is the best way to protect the environment and get rid of the materials.

Can You Take Carpet With Carpet Beetles?

Although it depends on the regulations in your area, we can usually take carpet that has been infested with carpet beetles. It is a good idea to call us first. We’ll give you a definite answer over the phone. Just remember to notify us first. Doing so ensures that we’ll be able to resolve the problem for you.

How To Remove Carpet Beetles

You’ll need to get rid of carpet beetles quickly. First, you should grab your vacuum so you can begin vacuuming your carpets. Don’t forget to vacuum your upholstered chairs and couches too. You’ll probably need to throw away clothes and towels that have been damaged by the carpet beetles. Doing so will prevent them from spreading throughout the home. Once you’ve done this, begin cleaning unimpacted clothes and linens. Use soapy water. You’ll also need to use insecticide to treat items that cannot be washed.

Use the chemicals to treat walls, shelves, counters, holes, cracks, and crevices. Boric acid can be dusted into areas that you cannot reach. Finally, you’ll need to remove carpet beetle nests and seal them in plastic bags. We can get rid of all types of carpets and rugs.

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