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Hardwood Installation

The hardwood process begins a few days before installing by brining the hardwood to your space for acclimation. On install day, remove the existing flooring, prep the subfloor, ensuring it’s clean, level, and dry. Next, a moisture barrier might be added followed by installing meticulously, either by nailing or gluing, with precise care given to staggered joints. If the hardwood is unfinished, we would sand, stain, and finish the wood. Lastly, to complete the installation process, we would install your quarter round or shoe molding as a finished result for an ever-lasting and elegant flooring surface.

Benefits of Hardwood

Luxury Vinyl Plank (LVP) Installation

LVP (Luxury Vinyl Plank) installation starts by acclimating a few days before installation. Next, preparing a clean, level subfloor. Underlayment is often attached to the plank for sound insulation and cushioning. Followed by precise measurements, the planks are cut accordingly. LVP planks typically feature interlocking mechanisms for click lock or adhesive-ready backing for glue down, allowing for straightforward installation by snapping or gluing them into place. Trimming edges and cleaning excess materials finalize the installation for a seamless finish.

Benefits of Luxury Vinyl Plank

Laminate Installation

Laminate installation commences with acclimating the flooring, followed preparing the subfloor and ensuring it’s clean, dry, and level. Underlayment is then laid down, unless attached to provide a moisture barrier and cushioning. Next, the laminate planks are measured, cut, and installed by clicking or snapping them together, often without the need for adhesives. Trim pieces are added around edges and transitions, and the final step involves cleaning up excess materials for a warm finish.

Benefits of Laminate

Tile Installation

Tile installation begins with subfloor preparation, ensuring a clean, level, and dry area to work on. Measurements are taken to plan the layout, followed by applying adhesive or mortar to fix the tiles in place. Spacers help maintain uniform gaps between tiles, and once set, colored grout is applied to fill these gaps. The final steps involve cleaning excess grout and allowing the tiles to cure.

Benefits of Tile

Carpet Installation

Carpet installation involves several key steps starting with the preparation of the room, including removing old flooring and ensuring a clean, smooth surface. Next, measurements are taken, and the carpet is cut accordingly, followed by the placement of padding and installing the carpet itself. This process involves stretching and securing the carpet either by power stretching or knee kicking, trimming edges, and finishing with tucking it neatly underneath your baseboard along the walls.

Benefits of Carpet

Kitchen Backsplash and Shower Tile Installation

The installation process for a tiled kitchen backsplash or bathroom shower involves meticulous planning, surface preparation, and precise installation of chosen materials such as ceramic tiles, natural stone, glass or other options. Preparation includes cleaning the surface, ensuring it’s smooth and free of debris, followed by measuring and marking guidelines for precise placement. Then, adhesive or mortar is applied, and the tiles or materials are set in place, grouted, and finished for a seamless look.

Benefits of a Backsplash and Shower Tile

Subfloor Installation

The subfloor installation process starts with removing the existing, damaged subfloor if it is wood. Ensuring the floor joists and supports are level is vital prior to installing the subfloor, whether plywood or oriented strand board (OSB). Securing it to the joists, preferably with screws keeps the subfloor in place and stable. There will be instances where we will level the wood subfloor with concrete leveler instead of replacing the subfloor itself.

For a concrete subfloor, it is vital the concrete is as level as possible. If it is not level, additional concrete may be applied in a sequence to fill in low points in the slab without surpassing the higher points. If the subfloor has high points, we can grind those high points to bring it to the level of the rest of the slab.

Once the subfloor is leveled and sturdy, the subfloor serves as the foundation for the flooring covering, providing strength, stability and support for a smooth, level surface for installation.

Benefits of Subfloor

Showcasing Stunning Pattern Varieties

Stagger

The Stagger flooring pattern involves installing planks or tiles in an random manner, creating a random, but clean layout where the end joints don't align in adjacent rows. This technique helps distribute weight and creates a more natural, varied appearance on the floor. It's commonly used in wood, laminate, and tile flooring to add visual appeal and avoid a repetitive look.

Diagonal Herringbone

The Diagonal Herringbone flooring pattern is a distinctive arrangement of rectangular planks or tiles set at 90-degree angles to form an L-shaped design resembling the bones of a herring fish. This classic pattern adds visual interest, depth, and a sense of sophistication to floors, often found in hardwood, tile, or laminate installations.

Single Herringbone

The single herringbone flooring pattern is a classic design where rectangular planks or tiles are laid at a 45-degree angle to form a continuous weaved pattern. Unlike the more intricate double herringbone, this style features a single, consistent direction for the pattern, creating a visually appealing and timeless look for floors in various materials like hardwood, tile, or laminate.

Random Widths (replace with chevron)

The random width flooring pattern is characterized by using planks of varying widths during installation, breaking away from the traditional uniform plank sizes. It adds unique charm, mimics historic styles, and suits hardwood, laminate, or engineered wood.

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