A majority of hardwood issues can be avoided before the first piece is installed by properly preparing the substrate to receive the flooring. In this article, we will be examining glue-down installation methods over concrete.
Mullican Flooring, a leading U.S. hardwood flooring producer, has introduced three new adhesives to the hardwood flooring market – one of which also doubles as a subfloor protection system and carries a lifetime moisture warranty.
When looking back at installation tools and techniques, it’s interesting to see how much things have and have not changed. When it came to carpet seams, hand sewing was the method used before hot-melt seam tape.
Prior to cutting of the material, make sure you have inspected the material for any pattern deviations as covered in Part 1 of “The Art of Installing Patterned Carpet” (FCI, Jan-Feb. ‘11) and have communicated any issues to the provider of the material.