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I am latex allergic. Is it safe for me to remove old carpet that has a padding under it?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 31, 2012 01:00 AM
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This is indoors, in basement rec/laundry, probably put down within 20 years but more than 10, looks like waffle type. The pad  has somewhat crumbled and leaves dust, etc.




 

 

This is indoors, in basement rec/laundry, probably put down within 20 years but more than 10, looks like waffle type. The pad  has somewhat crumbled and leaves dust, etc.

Only if you are properly protected. While most foam style padding I have seen does not contain latex, some did have a coating applied to them.

Some carpet backings have also...



 

 

 
 
 

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