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remodeling caution

Today’s blog concerns remodeling and some of the things you should pay attention to. A local municipality had a pipe break and damaged some of their carpet. The existing carpet was installed tack and pad over level loop nylon carpet throughout the facility. There was a 4” vinyl base throughout. Client wanted to replace the tack and pad with a glue down carpet tile. What are the implications?

1)      Remove carpet pad and tackless from the wood sub floor.

Topics: Commercial Carpet

Special Power Needs for Flooring Equipment

Certain types of commercial flooring machines have special electrical requirements. When the electrical requirements don’t meet the building specifications

electrical requirements for commercial flooring installations

Topics: Sub Flooring

Resilient Tile Flooring Installation

One of our recent remodel scenarios involves our local bagel shop. The existing VCT floor was cracking. It had been down for a few years and was installed over plywood. We had intended on removing the existing VCT and installing an additional layer of luan to give the substrate more support and a smoother finish for installation. However, when all the various factors came into consideration we realized several things.

Topics: Commercial Vinyl Flooring