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Best at his work and good with the finishing as well. Definitely would recommend and use his services next time.

Fixing iron stain for carpet


Very fast and efficient service. Did the job to a high degree of quality - you can't even tell where the carpet repair was made. 100% recommend.

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What do carpet laying and installation services include?

Adding in a carpet to your home can be that final touch when designing your interiors. However, installing a carpet is no easy chore. The best carpet installers near you can measure, cut, and lay your carpet correctly. No need to go through all the hassle of doing it yourself! Here’s what you can expect when booking carpet installations near you: 

Preparing for carpet installation

Before getting your new carpet installed, there are a lot of preparations that need to be done by local carpet installers. First, the floor space is measured. This makes sure that you’ll only purchase the right amount of carpet and that it is cut accurately.

Some Taskers may even offer same-day carpet installation near you. Before rolling out the carpet, they make sure that there are no loose nails and wooden boards. Some installers also help move aside furniture you had assembled to keep everything clear and ready for carpet laying.

Glue-down carpet installation

The glue-down method is the most common method among installers. Here, the carpet is glued directly to the floor. This is ideal for floors that cover larger areas. That is why it is used for commercial carpet installation. It provides solid support, especially for buildings that wish to have carpeted ramps. It is certain to not budge, even with things rolling over the surface daily. 

The best carpet installers make sure that your floors are smooth. This ensures fewer mistakes during carpet laying. When not done correctly, the areas not glued down properly wear quickly. That’s why it’s best to leave it to an experienced Tasker. Once rolled out and secured, you can always have your carpets cleaned and stains removed to ensure a fresh, brand new look.

Stretch-in carpet installation

Most homeowners may opt for a stretch-in carpet. Here, strips of wood containing nails are nailed around the edges of the room. Padding is installed in the middle of the room for the carpet to lay over it. The carpet is then attached to the pins on the strips of wood. From there, your carpet installer will stretch it across the room. A plus to this method is the extra padding underneath the carpet. It provides added comfort and extends the lifespan of the carpet itself. 

Adding a carpet underlay

An added service that is offered by many independent carpet installers near you is carpet underlay. This is a thin cushion put under your carpet. It is made of materials like sponge rubber and foam. A carpet underlay provides extra comfort to your flooring. It also provides your room with acoustic and thermal installation. Be sure to ask your carpet installer for the best underlay for your carpet and its installation method. 

If you're keen to know exactly how much it costs to fit a carpet, check out our easy-to-refer carpet fitting price guide for your convenience.

Recent Carpet Laying & Installation tasks in Melbourne

Service Burned Carpet


Melbourne VIC, Australia

17th Jul 2024

I need help with repairing a carpet burned by an iron. We may need to patch the carpet, but we don't have extra material for patching.

Require Carpet Removal, Disposal and Hybrid Timber Flooring Install


Flemington VIC, Australia

13th Jul 2024

I've just purchased a small apartment. I require the carpet to be removed and disposed of. I want to install Hybrid flooring, similar to the below, https://www.bunnings.com.au/hanwood-4-5mm-2-64m-zeta-oak-spc-hybrid_p0355460 I'll purchase the quantity based on your recommendation and expertise. The space is roughly 21SQM across both rooms. I need a professional, especially as I'm having the room fully painted and I don't want to risk damage to the walls or skirting. There is currently no furniture, so it's ready to go but please note that the apartment is on the third floor so there's a few stairs. I'll bring the floorboards upstairs. Must be a professional installer. Feel free to make an offer.

Remove carpet roll from roof space and take away


Elwood VIC, Australia

12th Jul 2024

Remove a roll of carpet that is roof storage & take the carpet away

Alex was great. Highly recommend him.

Carpet repair


Abbotsford VIC, Australia

11th Jul 2024

Carpet repair on back corner of single stair, no replacement carpet but cuttings can be made from a cupboard upstairs to match. Seeking repair of carpet on the single stair and installation of similar colour/type carpet to replace cut replacement carpet in cupboard (please remove from back of cupboard so it is not too visible). Area on the stair is roughly 220mm long, height of full stair is roughly 190mm high and the part most damaged is the round section of the stair which is roughly 70mm in height (and the 220mm long as described before). Can work around your schedule am in no hurry to have it completed, prefer to have it done during the week in business hours but happy to discuss. Thanks in advance.

Fantastic work, lovely guy, highly recommended

Washing machine and dishwasher installation


South Melbourne VIC, Australia

9th Jul 2024

Can the stand alone dishwasher machine be installed next to the washing machine in the laundry room without drilling a hole in the wall?

Carpet repair


Richmond VIC, Australia

4th Jul 2024

Fix carpet. Cover part of the carpet that was eaten by carpet moths.

Remove and install new carpet


Southbank VIC, Australia

4th Jul 2024

We have recently purchased a 2 bedroom apartment in Southbank, VIC. We would like to replace the carpet in both bedrooms before moving in. The date listed (12/08/2024) is the earliest the work can be done but this is also our preference. The area: - Bedroom one: 3.0m x 3.4m = 10.2 m2 - Bedroom two: (1.4m x 4m) + (3.1m x 3m) = 14.9m2 - Total = 25.1m2 Work required: - Removal of existing carpet in bedrooms - Sourcing and supply of new carpet (TBC - we may source depending on price/quality) - Installation of new carpet - Disposal of old carpet Type of carpet (initial idea): - Wool blend - Medium pile - Colour: grey tones Please provide two separate quotes: - For labor only (removal of old carpet, installation of new carpet, and disposal) - For labor plus sourcing and supply of carpet The apartment building has a loading bay and is located on City Road. If you have any questions or need more information, please don't hesitate to ask.

Carpet repair


Brunswick East VIC, Australia

4th Jul 2024

Small carpet repair job. Job is to use a carpet patch to replace where an old fireplace hearth was, including carpeting area inside the old fireplace. I imagine you’ll need to cut existing carpet to get a nice straight join. Approx 1m by 30cm. Plus internal fireplace area. We have spare carpet (new carpet only 12 months ago) but don’t have any underlay or other materials. Thanks - Ben.

Ryan did a great job on our small carpet repair. He was really easy to communicate with and helpful and polite, felt very comfortable working with him.



Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia

4th Jul 2024

Hi there! I’d love some help patching a section of a carpet in a study of an apartment for end of lease. The holes were caused by a marble table. Carpet is provided (in pic). Located on St Kilda Road, Melbourne.

Great communication and even better quality of work. Thanks, Ryan!

Lay carpet


South Yarra VIC, Australia

3rd Jul 2024

Installing carpet on top of existing underlay in a small studio apartment Approx 8 square meters

Carpet repair


St Kilda Road VIC, Australia

23rd Jun 2024

Cat has roughed up carpet fiber. Need to have it fixed. Refer to photos please

Brilliant and efficient

Carpet repair - patch replacement in two spots


Windsor VIC, Australia

18th Jun 2024

Hello! I need two patches of carpet replaced and repaired professionally, as shown in photos. Each spot is less than 25cm x 25cm. Windsor, Victoria. The carpet is only one year old, and I have plenty of spare carpet. Somewhat flexible on the days and time - please confirm your availability when you bid.

Super professional and punctual! Thanks legend.

Remove mould under carpet and repair/replace


Abbotsford VIC 3067, Australia

4th Jun 2024

Hello, I have an area of carpet in a 2 bedroom apartment near a window that experiences condensation. It appears some mould has developed and would like someone to assess damage and repair / replace. Open to your ideas and opinions. Not sure of cost so keeping the offer low. Cheers

Ryan is fantastic, he is efficient, friendly and professional and I would highly recommend him!

Experienced carpet installer - 1 room 5x3, TODAY, Brunswick West


Brunswick West VIC, Australia

3rd Jun 2024

Need a carpet layer - with your own tools - experienced layer please. Install tack strip where needed, put down underlay, lay carpet. Room is 5x3m, concrete floor (garage) - not needing a showroom job. I have got new underlay and carpet. Also have a box of new tack strip. Old tack strip seems fine, so only a few bits may need replacing. Need someone today 1pm.

Great job and very quick! Thanks for taking the job last minute.

Take up dispose Old Carpet & Underlay


Prahran VIC, Australia

26th May 2024

STAGE 1 - Monday 8:00am Start Take up disposal of Carpet and underlay scrap sweep up after ready for Installation Tools can be provided -60 sqm - Landings - 14 Stairs -1000x450 Also looking for Carpet layers.

Brandon was great highly recommend

Carpet patch


Southbank VIC, Australia

23rd May 2024

Replace carpet patches with provided extra carpet.

Great job at carpet patch repair ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Carpet ripped repairs + recarpet wardrobe


Southbank VIC, Australia

1st May 2024

repair the carpet at the entrance of my home ripped by my puppy. price is flexible. happy to accept quotes for it. I also need to replace the entire carpet of my wardrobe. needs to be completed on saturday 11th May

great work! always does a good job

Carpet join


Toorak VIC, Australia

20th Apr 2024

a small area of carpet has been replaced and requires edge joining

Nice guy. Helpful. Quick

Trimming bedroom & cupboard doors to align with new carpet


Fairfield VIC, Australia

13th Apr 2024

Trimming down bedroom doors and cupboard doors. Just had new carpet put in, and its catching / hard to shut the door.

Peter did a great job at our house.

Fit and install carpet


Elwood VIC, Australia

4th Apr 2024

We are building a pod out the back of our house. It's 3x3.3. We already have the carpet. Just need to fit and install. Don't need any underlay or anything like that. Fit and secure to the edges. Thank you

Easy to work with. Got it done. Thanks Ryan. Good result.