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    • brandydog
    • By brandydog 7th Jul 17, 8:19 PM
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    laying a small carpet
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    • 7th Jul 17, 8:19 PM
    laying a small carpet 7th Jul 17 at 8:19 PM
    carpet is 12 feet by 5 feet any tips on laying a carpet without a stretcher
    thanks all
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    • phill99
    • By phill99 7th Jul 17, 10:46 PM
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    Yeah. DON'T.

    Carpet fitting is one thing that looks quite straight forward but is very easy to mess up.

    For £40 you will get a qualified fitter to do it properly.

    Bit of a no brainer really.
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    • thescouselander
    • By thescouselander 7th Jul 17, 10:51 PM
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    I'd second that. Carpet fitting is not expensive so why risk a dodgy DIY job? Qualified fitters are well worth the money IMO.
    • Kiran
    • By Kiran 8th Jul 17, 5:40 AM
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    • 8th Jul 17, 5:40 AM
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    • 8th Jul 17, 5:40 AM
    Agreed, whilst possible to diy, it is a hard job. I've done it a few times and you need a stretcher to get it looking acceptable. One job that's definitely worth paying for.
    Some people don't exaggerate........... They just remember big!
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