Help! Doing a built in cabinet in a carpeted room.

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Forum topic by Brad posted 11-08-2011 11:43 AM 718 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-08-2011 11:43 AM

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I’m going to be building two built in cabinets in a living room. My question is what should i do with the carpet that would be under the cabinet? Should I strip the carpet and pad from the area that is under the cabinets or is it typical to leave it? Any pros out there I would love to hear from you.


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#1 posted 11-08-2011 02:33 PM

I would strip the carpet/pad and use molding on the front. Will make life easier if you ever add new carpet. Plus your cabinet will set flatter.

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#2 posted 11-08-2011 02:39 PM

I agree with Howie, shimming off of carpet is frustrating.

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