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How do you guys handle the bottom bifold door bracket, I'm talking new construction in a room to be carpeted. Install it before carpet, or after??? Most guys I know do it after, and most guys have had cases of the carpet catching the screw when installing, or cases of slight carpet buckle. Any tricks?????
 

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The lighter weight tap in Johnson sets mount to the jamb. You can get a carpet riser for the Johnson bottom pivot bracket. The heavy weight Johnson sets mount to the floor and insert into pivot plates that are screwed onto the door, no tap in hole. And I also use a small block under them as Gene described.
 

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I always mount a 5/8" block to the floor, just slightly larger than the perimeter of the bracket. It gets mounted permanently and the carpet guys tack strip around it. Once completed, the block doesn't show and the bracket is solidly supported.:thumbsup:
 
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