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What's Under That Carpet ?

What's Under The Carpet ? 

 

Please don 't assume what under that carpet. You might be surprised.

I have seen carpeted rooms with wood floors in closets. I have heard it said... that  same wood is in the rest of the room under the carpet.

Not necessarily so! 

When  buyers ask what's under the carpet.

Don't answer unless you are sure.

 

  When taking a listing, don't just ask, always check.

 

It is quite simple when you know how. If there are floor vents similar to the one below, just lift it up, take a look under the carpet. Find out if there is tile, concrete, or some type of wood that might be nice to show off.

 

Floor vent

 

 

Or you carry a tiny pair of pliers with you like the ones below. Just lift a corner of the carpet, lift the padding and take a look. Of course put the carpet back the way you found it. Very easy, just press it back into the corner with the tip of the pliers.

 

Pliers Margaret Rome

 

Now you will always know how to answer

 

What's Under The Carpet ?

 

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Comment balloon 24 commentsMargaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland • January 30 2016 09:58AM
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