Flashcards in Resilient & Carpet Deck (30)
what is underlayment and its purpose
1/4" luna plywood underlayment is used to make the subfloor level before install
What are sheet goods?
Vinyl that comes in sheets
who installs the underlayment in your area
The flooring contractor.
what are the 4 types of underlayment?
cement backer- tile
1/4" luan plywood- resilent floors
what is the warranty on resilient and ceramic tile to the customer?
nosing that is at the top of the stairs when their is carpet meeting stairs
patch used to create a level subfloor under plywood underlayment
metal transition strip used when there is a step down at vinyl
what should the minimum temperature be in the house in order to install resilient?
Do you glue your underlayment?
No staple with 4" OC
What protection is given sheet goos/resilient tile after they are installed?
Describe the installation procedures for a mud-set shower base:
1. plumber places membrane over surrounding base
2. Extend membrane 3' above curb along side walls
3. 1/2" cement board on the sides w/ 1" mud set base
4. slope made by the tile contractor
What ongoing maintenance should be performed by the customer for ceramic tile?
seal your grout and caulk joints yearly
What height above the finished floor should the ceramic tile run for:
Soaker Tub w/o shower
Tub: 14" above deck
Tub/Shower: 86" above floor
Tile that has a rounded edge, usually were the tile pattern meets drywall
material used to seal the spaces in-between tile
material used as tile adhesive
tile that has to round a rounded corner
What is the proper type of caulking used for ceramic tile conditions?
DAP 100% silicone
whose responsibility is it to be sure that the subfolooring is prepared for the carpet? what is the ideal time frame?
Flooring contractor, usually day prior to install
do we put padding in closets?
what is a tack strip?
strip nailed to the subfloor so that padding and carpet can be attached to the OSB subfloor
What is your carpet guarantee and stretching policy?
1 time in first year
What is meant by matching carpet direction?
the direction the carpet pattern is running should be the same throughout the house
Why should you only use one dye lot throughout house?
Who cuts out the holes for our floor registers and installs the registers in your area?
what should you do first if a customer states he has the wrong color carpet?
Look at the flooring contact with TAC
what is your local procedure for carpet prep?
cleaning subfloor and check crown joist and floor squeeks