5710-D General Washington Drive, Alexandria, VA 22312(703) 658-5353

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Tile Flooring Installation

Preparation

  • Move furniture out of the area where the tiles are being installed
  • Bring the installation area and materials to room temperature for 48 hours before installation.
  • Make sure the floor you’re laying over is clean, dry and flat.

Finishing Up

  • Clean adhesive from tile surfaces with a wet cloth.
  • Fasten trim and moldings to the wall, not the flooring.
  • Avoid heavy traffic on the new installation for 72 hours while adhesive sets.

Tile Flooring Installation

Preparation

  • Move furniture out of the area where the tiles are being installed
  • Bring the installation area and materials to room temperature for 48 hours before installation.
  • Make sure the floor you’re laying over is clean, dry and flat.

Finishing Up

  • Clean adhesive from tile surfaces with a wet cloth.
  • Fasten trim and moldings to the wall, not the flooring.
  • Avoid heavy traffic on the new installation for 72 hours while adhesive sets.

Laminate Flooring Installation

Preparation

  • Clean the Subfloor.
  • Pull up the existing flooring.
  • Check that your moisture barrier, underlayment and plank fit under your door casing and door.
  • If you’re gluing the new flooring to the subfloor, use a sander to remove paint, oil, wax, adhesives, sealers or other material.

Finishing Up

  • Avoid heavy traffic on the new installation for 72 hours while adhesive sets.

Carpet Flooring Installation

Preparation

  • Furniture is step one. Remove all furniture and other objects and materials from the areas to be carpeted.
  • Disconnect and reconnect electronics such as computer, TV etc..
  • If you prefer to remove your present floor covering, do it at least one day prior to installation to allow for cleanup floor preparation.
  • If removing old carpet, please leave tack strips in place and pull the staples out of the floor from the original pad.