Order of Installation: Trim and Carpeting
Which came first? The carpet or the trim?
Looking for feedback on whether there’s a standard order in which baseboards and carpet are installed.
My trim guy says he’d like carpet to be in before he installs baseboards, and carpet guy says they prefer that trim is in before they install carpet. Is this typical?…and who usually wins in this scenario? Are both just trying to make their jobs easier? Carpet guy says using their carpet stretcher against bare drywall can potentially damage drywall…and I believe trim guy felt he could get the baseboards in at the best height once the carpet is in. (this actually makes more sense to me but I don’t pretend to know)
What is “normal” here?
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