Flooring Installation Prep
Tips from the Installation Experts at Advance Carpet One Floor & Home
When you choose our professional flooring installation services, they are performed by trained staff that uses the correct methods of new floor installation—from preparation to removing and taking away the old carpet. Our technicians undergo rigorous training to ensure they are knowledgeable about every aspect of installing new carpet, vinyl, laminate, tile, and hardwood flooring.
Whether we are installing carpet at your business, or providing a vinyl or laminate installation for your kitchen or bathroom at home, we always deliver first-rate services that work around your schedule to cause as little disruption to your daily routine as possible.
Preparing for a New Floor Installation
Our flooring installers are trained to provide quality installation of carpet, vinyl, laminate, tile, and hardwood floors. They have the experience and knowledge to ensure they take special care of your home or business throughout the installation process.
Our flooring technicians can move sofas, couches, and tables out of the room. Please let us know in advance so we can include the time in our schedule. However, items that require special handling or weigh a considerable amount might need to be handled by others. These belongings include electronics, appliances, decorations, and clothing.
We would like to recommend partnering with you on the following guidelines to ensure an easy and efficient installation of carpet, vinyl, laminate, tile or hardwood flooring.
- Furniture: Let us know in advance if you want us to move furniture out of the room.
- Electronics: With the connections and wiring, it is best to move your electronics yourself.
- Appliances: Arrange for alarms, gas appliances, icemakers, and commodes to be disconnected and taken to another room before tile installation.
- Decorations: Take pictures and mirrors off the walls.
- Closets: Before we perform hardwood installation, please clear the closets and storage areas of all belongings. Free a space of about three feet below hanging clothes so our installers have enough room to work.
- Drapes: Tie up drapes about three feet off the floor so they do interfere with the installation.
Ready the Area for Carpet Installation
The first step to a smooth and easy installation of carpet or other flooring is to remove any fragile or breakable objects from the area. Items such as glass, porcelain, and china are best removed to ensure their safety. Our installers may have to move around shelves or cabinets and other furniture where these pieces are stored. Feel free to request our help in ripping out the old flooring.
Easy Options for Vinyl & Laminate Installation
We can remove almost every type of old floor except for vinyl. Installation may be a little trickier in removing this flooring, because older vinyl has been known to contain asbestos. If the vinyl contains asbestos, the flooring must be removed by a licensed asbestos removal firm.
Room Temperature Impacts Installation
For optimum installation conditions, our flooring technicians ask that you turn the thermostat to 65 degrees on the day of installation. This is especially important for carpeting and vinyl.
Since we bring equipment along to install your new flooring, please have the outlets turned on so our installers can use the power while working. With your help and our expertise, your new floors will look handsome and last for many years.
Call us today for more information on our professional flooring installation. We proudly serve the communities of St. Louis, Ballwin, and St. Peters, MO, plus the surrounding areas.