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Commercial Carpet Installation

Commercial Carpet Installation Guide

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There are a few guidelines that one must follow while installing commercial carpet. At Eagle Mat and Floors we focus on several aspects prior to commercial carpet installation

Products have unique characteristics and each installation project should be carefully evaluated to determine the proper application of this standard.

Planning

All facets of the installation are to be coordinated. A scale drawing of the area to be installed is required to determine the type of carpet, carpet quantities, quantity per dye lot, installation method, cushions, adhesives, transition moldings, wall base types and othe accessories, and to identify the proper location of seams.

Transitions to Other Surfaces

Where carpet transitions to other floor coverings, the carpet edges are required to be protected or covered with appropriate transition moldings. The edge of the hard surface flooring should not exceed a maximum of 1/16” higher than the total carpet thickness where no transition molding exists. For broadloom where no transition molding is used, apply a minimum of 1/8” bead of seam sealer to the edge of the carpet along the entire
transition.

The process is easy but requires precision in order to have a perfect and beautiful floor. Eagle Mat & Floor Products is the premier flooring dealer in the Washington DC Metro area. We have been providing sales and installation of commercial flooring products to the following market segments for over 35 years: Corporate, Education, Hospitality, Government and the commercial real estate community. It’s easy to contact us, and we’re happy to help. You can always call us at (301) 762-2000 or email us at sales@eaglemat.net for more information.

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