How to keep carpet stretched across doorway

Old 02-11-13, 02:02 PM
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How to keep carpet stretched across doorway

I have wall to wall carpet and I'm replacing the hallway with laminate flooring. I need to cut the carpet at the doorways. Since it is stretched how can I keep it tight and not getting loose?

Any solutions would be helpful.
Old 02-12-13, 06:15 AM
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Welcome to the forums. Are there tack strips at the doorways? If not, you'll need to have some installed. A knee kicker might suffice for pulling tight at the doorways.
Old 02-12-13, 09:49 AM
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Mitch is right. If it's just doorways, you can put tack strip under the edge of the transition strips and bump the carpet back up.

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