Start at the top of the stairs in one corner. Use a crowbar to pull the carpet up and away from its padding and the step. Wear work gloves to protect your hands.
Use pliers to get a better grip on the carpet. Cut the carpet into pieces using a utility knife. Toss the pieces of carpet to the bottom of the stairs. Pull off and cut away carpet from each step.
Use pliers to pull the padding from the stairs. Use a hammer or crowbar to remove the carpet's tack strips, if tack strips are present.
Things You Will Need
- Work gloves
- Utility knife
- Broom or vacuum cleaner
- Once the carpet is removed, sweep or vacuum your stairs to remove any dust and dirt.