How to Remove the Entryway Area Rugs
Entryway area rugs – Mat that goes right up to the front door can be a bad idea because it will be a magnet for dirt and mud people tracking in. Tear out and put down tile or hardwood to form a ground floor will not only improve the look of the room, but will make it much easier to keep the area clean. You only need basic tools to pull up the carpet, and it is a fairly simple project, almost anyone should be able to do it.
How to remove the entryway area rugs, measure the area of the hall, and mark the corners of the carpet by dabbing them with a marker. Make a line on the carpet by snapping a chalk line from one mark to the next around the perimeter. Cut the carpet along the line, using a utility knife. Apply moderate pressure to the knife and cut slowly so you stay on the line and get a good cut.
After that to remove the entryway area rugs, pulling up on the corner of the mat farthest from the wall. If the carpet is not easy to get up, wiggle it to free it from the floor. Depending on how the carpet was installed, it will either be kept down with glue, staples or carpet tack. Pull back on the mat until the whole piece is loose. If it is held down by the carpet tack, you have to wiggle the carpet along the perimeter to release it from the tack teeth. Pulling up on the carpet pad to remove it from the floor.