If you are having your carpet replaced you probably want it to go as smoothly as possible. If so you should read this article on things to do to get ready for carpet replacement. It can make the difference between a smooth install and a real nightmare.
The first thing that you want to be sure to do is remove all of the breakables and electronics from your furniture. This includes, lamps, collectibles, dishes, televisions, stereos, computers, etc. Move everything the night before so you are ready. The next thing you need to do is find out who is going to remove your used carpet and pad. Most installers will do that for you but some might not. Check with your carpet installer in advance to determine who is responsible. If you are supposed to take care of it you should check with your city for guidelines on what you need to do for them to pick it up. Another thing you should to to prep for carpet replacement is vacuum your old carpet. This might not make sense to you but the reason you want to do this is to minimize the mess that is spread around your house when they rip this old carpet up. The last thing I will talk about that you want to do before the carpet installer arrives is to do any touch up painting or home improvement projects,. Why take the chance of messing up the new carpet. Take care of these things in advance of their arrival. Try to do any painting jobs a few days before the installation to allow for sufficient drying time.
That is all there is to do to make sure you have a smooth carpet install. For more information call your installer and find out what they would like you to do. They will be happy to tell you and you will both be assured a smooth installation job.