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Old 06-01-2008, 03:22 PM   #1
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Out with the carpeting?

How do I get the carpeting out of my "93 Excella? It seems to be under everything? It's baby blue, old, and gotta go!

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Old 06-01-2008, 03:32 PM   #2
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Remove the cabinetry base molding and cut it free with a utility knife.

My 71 had avocado green shag.

Sail on silver girl. Sail on by. Your time has come to shine.
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Old 06-01-2008, 03:39 PM   #3
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Yup, Lumatic is spot on!
I just finished ripping out mine, not fun

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Old 06-01-2008, 04:03 PM   #4
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new cork floor

Thanks for the tip,this is my cork apc tiles,called fire.
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Old 06-01-2008, 04:19 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by Lumatic
Remove the cabinetry base molding and cut it free with a utility knife.

My 71 had avocado green shag.
Base molding, I wish there was some. For me, itís going to be utility knife against the cabinets, carefully. No base molding. Iím putting down glue-down cork from Lumber Liquidators and Traffic Master vinyl tiles in the bathroom and the adjacent part of the hallway (side bath 34í Excella). Probably a 2-foot or so landing strip of the same vinyl inside the front door, too.

I removed the fold-over sofa last Sunday to get started, and Monday morning my Dometic RM 1303 AES refrigerator had completely died, it has been performing poorly for a while (bad door seals among other things). I think of it as a good news-bad news thing. At least I can replace the frige without worrying about the new flooring.

Progress updates to come.
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