Installation Process

4) Remove Carpet

6) Lay out Border / First Row

4) Remove Carpet

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Remove the  carpet by cutting it into 3ft sections,  roll it up and recycle it along with  the carpet pad. Remove the tack strip and dispose of it. Remove all staples from the sub floor. Sink any nails and screws  that are present.

5) Prep Subfloor

6) Lay out Border / First Row

4) Remove Carpet

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Check the subfloor to make sure it is free of debris, staples & nails. Screw down any problem squeaky areas in the subfloor.  Locate and mark all of the floor joist or trusses.  Lay out rosin paper over the subfloor (pictured above)

6) Lay out Border / First Row

6) Lay out Border / First Row

6) Lay out Border / First Row

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Measure the room and Lay out the Border , or lay out your first row of flooring if there is no border or other design.

7) Begin Installation

8) Finish Install/ Begin Sanding

6) Lay out Border / First Row

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Begin Installing the field of the floor making sure that  it is being installed to the manufacturers specifications, especially with Prefinished/Manufactured  flooring. 

8) Finish Install/ Begin Sanding

8) Finish Install/ Begin Sanding

8) Finish Install/ Begin Sanding

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Finish the last boards up along the finishing wall. Pack up install equipment. Unload Sanding equipment and begin sanding.

9) Apply Finish

8) Finish Install/ Begin Sanding

8) Finish Install/ Begin Sanding

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Finish Sanding and apply stain and three coats of polyurethane for a beautiful finished product!