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Old September 18, 2011, 06:15 AM   #1
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Getting rid of old carpet


I read this on Fox News.

Lose It! 4 Ways To Get Rid Of Your Old Carpet | Fox News

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Old September 18, 2011, 06:43 AM   #2
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A very good article, it should be emphasized that Before you plan on making a donation to an animal shelter, or any organization, call and ensure they have a need for the donation. Unless it is cash, Cash they will always take.

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Old September 19, 2011, 12:40 PM   #3
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that's fine fur the homeowner.....that is not an installer, if i kept and tried to sell all of the used carpet i've pulled up uh.... i would be living in a carpet built house literally

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Old September 20, 2011, 09:25 PM   #4
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Giving away old carpet is 99% disgusting. There should be a law against it ... oh, there is already!

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Old September 21, 2011, 03:44 AM   #5
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Giving away old carpet is 99% disgusting. There should be a law against it ... oh, there is already!

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Uh,........... what law is that?

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Old September 21, 2011, 03:53 AM   #6
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Giving away old carpet is 99% disgusting. There should be a law against it ... oh, there is already!

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Really? Where?

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Old September 21, 2011, 10:24 AM   #7
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*grabs popcorn*

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Old September 21, 2011, 10:36 AM   #8
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There may be regulations about installing used carpet in certain areas, but honestly can not think of any off hand. But, there might actually be laws against selling carpet that has been exposed to water/mold-mildew. Yet, I don't have any references to that effect.

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Old September 21, 2011, 11:49 AM   #9
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There used to be a guy here who sold "only" used carpet. He had a huge warehouse full. He bought it from installers for $.50 a yard, had a couple of "challenged" men who rolled it out and sorted it, then rerolled it. He got $2-3 a yard for the carpet, and had a couple of installers who would work for $2.50 a yd and a six pack. He drove an old beat up van, but his wife had a new Lincoln.

Another installer and I redid an apartment complex, of over 10,000 yards, all the tearout was sold to Tim.

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Old September 21, 2011, 12:35 PM   #10
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Another installer and I redid an apartment complex, of over 10,000 yards, all the tearout was sold to Tim.
nasty

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Why was it nasty, we made $5000 cash money over that summer.

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Old September 21, 2011, 02:19 PM   #12
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Why was it nasty, we made $5000 cash money over that summer.
The thought of buying used apartment carpet is gross





















and illegal

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Old September 21, 2011, 03:15 PM   #13
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My wife is from Dayton Ohio. Back in the 80's when we were dating. I would drive the 10 hours on a weekend to go see her. There was a guy in town "Big Bob" that sold only used carpet. I never went in the store, but my inlaws said he did a brisk business!

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Old September 21, 2011, 03:18 PM   #14
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It is not uncommon in this area to see used carpet along the side of the road. I think people don't want to pay for removal, so you drive down the road and push it off the back of your pickup.

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Big Bob's is still around I think. There was one here not to long ago. I haven't driven by there lately.
Another use for old carpet is in your garden. Put it backing side up, cut a hole where you want your plants and plant. No weeds, keeps the ground moistand warm, and no slugs in the maters. Throw it out at the end of the season. Also here the deer hunters want it for their deer camps. There is also a few people that are Nascar fans and put it under their awnings at the track.

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