Flooring Guides

Our Guides Offer the Most Up-to-Date and Accurate Flooring Installation Techniques for a Variety of Products

Installation Services focuses on the future of our industry by continually investing in the sharing of knowledge.

For information about the latest methods and best practices for installing a wide range of flooring materials, please reference the below guides.

Installation Services Jobsite Policies
This guide details the approach necessary for many job sites, including basic measure policies, vinyl removal, door trimming, and many more.

Pergo Installation
This guide provides a detailed look at Laminate floors.

Ceramic Tile
This guide provides a detailed view of Ceramic tile.

Groutable Vinyl Tile
Armstrong Premium Tile Flooring and Alterna provide this guide for installation and floor care of their groutable vinyl tile.

Vinyl Removal Policy
Knowing the policies regarding asbestos and vinyl removal can keep you in compliance and safe.

Natural Stone
Take a closer look at laying natural stone in this guide.

Fiberglass-Reinforced Sheet Flooring
Run through this guide to get a better idea about the three installation methods from CushionStep, FlexStep and Duality flooring for residential applications.

Wood When Wet
Learn about when it's best to work with wood based on environmental changes.

Ceramic Tile on Wood
Picture how best to lay ceramic tile on wood floors with this diagram.

Stretch-In Installation
This guide from Life Guard helps lay out the particulars of prepping and installing carpet.

Staple-Down, Mechanically Fastened, Floating, and Glue-Down Applications
These instructions walk you through the steps of installation using staple-down, mechanically fastened, floating, and glue-down applications.

Water Chart
Review the following chart to get a more accurate understanding of moisture content in the air.

Life Guard Installation Tip Sheet
This tip sheet from Life Guard will take you through conditioning, tack stripping, cushioning, seaming, and power stretching.

Lead Hazards
Review these pages to check any part of the law regarding residential lead-based paint.

Successful Cali Bamboo Installation
This page from Lowe’s takes you through the steps of installing Cali Bamboo flooring.

Durastone HPF: Installation Guide
This guide will take you through the installation and product specs of Durastone products.

In 4 quick steps, learn what you need about embossing.

Ceramic Flooring
This two-page info sheet will guide you through the finer points of ceramic flooring.

Door Trimming
Whatever questions you have on door trimming, you can find your answers here.

We are constantly adding to our library of guides to build a knowledge center we can all benefit from. Have a request for a new guide? Reach out with your suggested topics today!

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