A Stanley Knife cuts through hard material easily while managing heavy cutting duty well. And, if you are planning to cut your carpet with this knife, then you can employ a large twin-hooked blade.
- Wear safety glasses to protect yourself from sudden break of the blade. - Wear cut-resistant gloves and sleeves before using this blade.
1. Check The Edges Of Stanley Knife: Before you jump into carpet cutting, first check the grip and edge of the knife and make sure that it has good sharpness. Also, check if your knife’s blade is stable in its place to avoid any accidents.
2. Place Tip Of Knife Towards Carpet: Turn the sharp side of blade away from you while gripping the knife, and point the blade’s sharp edge towards the carpet’s starting point.
3. Slide The Blade: This is the most crucial part as it involves cutting; hence, it is most important to get this step accurately. In case you are not sure if you will get it right or not, then take some time and go slow while you are cutting.
4. Check Your Knife After Each Cut: The knife’s blade can get loose after you make an application to cut. So, to avoid such an occurrence, you have to check the blade stability after each cut.
5. Roll The Cut Section Of Carpet: It is challenging to remove the whole carpet in one go, especially when it is sliced off in several pieces. To avoid this, you can roll the carpet sections after each cut.
6. Vacuum The Floor: 1. Before you go for new carpet installation, remove all the fibers, dust, and remains of the removed carpet by vacuuming the whole room.
7. Measure The Area: Before you carpet the floor back, it is essential to cut the carpet so that it fits perfectly in the room.
8. Unroll The Carpet And Cut It As Per Measurement: To get more precise results, unroll the carpet to get its back potion on top to make all the cuts.