A Tip to Saving Carpet Costs when installing New Carpet.

Over the Years I’ve tried to find ways to save my customer money. A Tip to Saving Carpet Costs when installing New Carpet can be knowing, where do I need carpet? Well you must consider that Carpet is one of the bigger expenses of building or especially remodeling on a budget. There is always a waste of carpet after it is installed, mostly because of the person measuring for the carpet.

Many people have a salesmen come to their home to do the mesuring for the amount of carpet and pad your project needs. But what most people don’t know is that the salesman has never even installed carpet. Installers and carpet salesman are a total different breed. Many times a salesmen will short the carpet Installer because of the way it was measured. Most of the time the salesman will sell you extra as he doesn’t want to short the Installer.

So My first Tip to Saving Carpet Costs when installing New Carpet is, have the installer who will be doing your project come to measure your project. Then he can tell the salesman the amout of carpet and pad you will need. There is always going to be some left over because of the home layout and the width of the crpet. The installer knows which is the better way to install the carpet for the amount of less seams in the project. More seams more cost and a possible seam where it will be more notice over the wear life of the carpet.

A Final Tip to Saving Carpet Costs when installing New Carpet. If you have sliding doors on your closet with a bottom track. Why install New Carpet in a place the is never even walked on. If there is a transition point where the doors slide on a bottom track then leave the carpet that’s already in the closet and save the tearout the extra seam that most installers charge extra for. The doors on the closet are closed most of the time.Who’s going to know the carpet is different on the other side of the closet door?

Some thing to ponder while trying to save money on your remodel.

Thanks for reading.