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1

what is underlayment and its purpose

1/4" luna plywood underlayment is used to make the subfloor level before install

2

What are sheet goods?

Vinyl that comes in sheets

3

who installs the underlayment in your area

The flooring contractor.

4

what are the 4 types of underlayment?

cement backer- tile
1/4" luan plywood- resilent floors
vapor barrier-hardwood
padding- Carpet

5

what is the warranty on resilient and ceramic tile to the customer?

1 year

6

stair nosing

nosing that is at the top of the stairs when their is carpet meeting stairs

7

flash patch

patch used to create a level subfloor under plywood underlayment

8

Metal Nosing

metal transition strip used when there is a step down at vinyl

9

what should the minimum temperature be in the house in order to install resilient?

60 degrees

10

Do you glue your underlayment?

No staple with 4" OC

11

What protection is given sheet goos/resilient tile after they are installed?

protective covering

12

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

13

What ongoing maintenance should be performed by the customer for ceramic tile?

seal your grout and caulk joints yearly

14

What height above the finished floor should the ceramic tile run for:
Soaker Tub w/o shower
Tub/shower

Tub: 14" above deck
Tub/Shower: 86" above floor

15

Bullnose tile

Tile that has a rounded edge, usually were the tile pattern meets drywall

16

Grout

material used to seal the spaces in-between tile

17

Mastic

material used as tile adhesive

18

Bullnose corner

tile that has to round a rounded corner

19

Listello strip

Decretive tile

20

What is the proper type of caulking used for ceramic tile conditions?

DAP 100% silicone

21

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

22

do we put padding in closets?

Yes

23

what is a tack strip?

strip nailed to the subfloor so that padding and carpet can be attached to the OSB subfloor

24

What is your carpet guarantee and stretching policy?

1 time in first year

25

What is meant by matching carpet direction?

the direction the carpet pattern is running should be the same throughout the house

26

Why should you only use one dye lot throughout house?

consistency

27

Who cuts out the holes for our floor registers and installs the registers in your area?

HVAC contractor

28

what should you do first if a customer states he has the wrong color carpet?

Look at the flooring contact with TAC

29

what is your local procedure for carpet prep?

cleaning subfloor and check crown joist and floor squeeks

30

List 4 things that you would cover in NHO related to resilient and carpet

1. vacuum often the first three months
2. seal grout
3. the stretch policy
4. cleaning process