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Wall to Wall Carpet Removal: My Bedroom Fix Up Before and After, Part 1

Every room in my house needs attention. There's an old carpet here, some woodwork missing there, little holes in the walls and don't even get me started about the bathroom!!! My little cape cod needs TLC and I'm on a mission to make it cute.  This is my bedroom. It's got issues, an old light fixture that's been here since we moved in 28 years ago, the rug that's 27 years old and that furniture. That old Lane lacquer furniture is 34 years old. Crazy right! It was cool back in the day but now it looks yellowed and dated. It fits well in the room though. The furniture these days is so big, we probably couldn't even get it up our small stairwell with it's low ceiling. My bedroom fix up needs to done on a budget so that means I will be doing lots of the work myself. That's okay. I like a good home improvement project. First up, the wall to wall carpet that's probably full of a gazillion dust mites. I've ripped rugs out before and I must s