Protecting the Carpets

Jeff Gray asked 10 years ago

My wife has decided that she wants painted interior woodwork throughout our house. Currently, it is all stained and I will be scuffing it up and using an oil based primer first then a semi-gloss latex enamel. Painting is the one home improvement skill I have, but how do I prime and paint the baseboards and protect the areas where there is carpet? I have thought that I get a thicker plastic sheeting and use a putty knife to push it under the baseboards between the baseboard and the carpet. Do you have any other ideas? Thanks.

1 Answers
Crowder Painting answered.

Push wide masking tape under the base. This works quite well and acts as a shield to protect the carpet. Plus it will make your job easier and faster. Check out this article for more information- <a href="">How To Mask Interior Surfaces</a>