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carpet tack strips

Posted by bc on June 5th, 2000 02:29 PM
In reply to ripping up old carpet by gini on June 4th, 2000 05:07 PM [Go to top of thread]

Those strips are soft wood that are usually cut with aviation or tin snips when they are put in. Cut the pieces by each nail location with a hammer and chisel and break out the short sections between the nails. Then you can get at the nails to pull them.

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