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Knee pads + Cordless Oscillating tool with scraper blade. Provided it's hardened glue, and not gooey sticky stuff.
The most common insect that readily makes it's our casa it's casa is the flea. Fleas find an ideal environment in our rugs. They can also go without food for many days. They can lay thousand of eggs in their life-cycle. Whats amazing is that the eggs, once deposited in the naps of a carpet will remain un-hatched until it senses vibration (from humans ...
carpet makes it a good insulator in itself. However, a thick, insulating layer of underlay the carpet will further improve its insulating qualities.
This has been answered previously several times. Here is the link: carpet glued down removal.
It will take some time for the VOC's to off-gas. Ventilation is one of the best things you can do. So, open the windows to allow the outside air to mix in even if cold outside. Another option is to put an air purifier with a lot of activated carbon to absorb the VOC gases. It will likely take weeks to months for the VOC level to go down and if you can't ...
While it's been several years since the original post, there are now some air purifying paints on the market that might be useful for people to know about to help combat offgassing from rugs, furniture, etc. I have used ECOS Paints Interior Atmosphere Purifying Paint for my walls and ceilings (not for humid location application). It claims to absorb 98% to ...
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