Before installation day, remove all furniture and other objects from the areas to
If you are interested in us moving your furniture please inquire about our policies
and the additional costs.
Also, please consider how your old floor covering will be taken up and disposed
of. We will be happy to discuss the best method of disposal for you and any associated
If you prefer to remove your present floor covering yourself, do it at least one
day prior to installation, to allow for cleanup and floor preparation.
If removing old carpet, leave the tack strips in place and pull the staples out
of the floor from the original pad.
Your existing subfloor may need to be prepared to receive the carpet, or a new subfloor
may be required.
If subfloor work is necessary, it should be done by qualified professionals and
we can assist you.
Moldings and baseboards may need to be removed and or replaced for carpet installation.
Again, we will be happy to discuss these services with you and the associated costs.
We will not be not be responsible for damage though due to dry or brittle wood.
Painted baseboards, woodwork and paint will most likely require retouching after
the installation is complete. This is your responsibility.
When carpeting is installed, some doors may not clear the new carpet and swing free.
We will remove doors in order to install the carpet, and may re-hang them if possible
at an additional charge. Doors may need to be shaved or cut down to insure clearance.
Please ask us about these specific services or arrange for a qualified carpenter
to provide this service. We will discuss these details with you prior to installation.
Be sure you know the clean up plan including how materials will be disposed of,
if there are added costs to do so, and the plan for carpet remnants.
On installation day, be at home and available. Because it is difficult to estimate
the length of each job, some installers may not give you an exact time of arrival.
The safety of you and your family is of utmost importance. Please keep children
and pets out of the work area on installation day.
Prior to the completion of work, you should walk thru the job with the installer,
so you’re clear on final details.
After the installers have left, good ventilation should be established for as long
as 72 hours.
Frequent vacuuming for the first few days should remove any loose fibers from the
Sprouting refers to small tufts or loops of carpet that become visible after the
installation. This is not a defect of the carpet or installation.
Use a small pair of scissors to carefully trim the loose fibers flush with the surface
of the carpet.
Finally, if wrinkles or ripples appear, it may be necessary to re-stretch the carpet.
Contact us to have this done professionally.
When it comes to your carpet installation, we want you to be as smart and well prepared
It will make installation day easier on you and your family, and provide your home
with beautiful, professionally installed carpet for years to come.