Do you want to have that stunning red oak hardwood floor? Or maybe ceramic tiles are more your style? Whatever type of floor you plan to install, your flooring installation project should be done by a professional. With the help of professionals, you will get the floor you have always wanted. But how can you find the right installer?
Listed below are a few tips to help you get started on your flooring installation project.
In case your night door neighbour or maybe your friend across town has a tile floor or hardwood flooring that you would also like to have at home, ask for the name of the installer who did the work. Ask them about the contractor? Was he honest, punctual, and knowledgeable? Were the rates he set reasonable? When he finished the job, did he clean up before he left? Was the person who hired the contractor happy with his overall performance?
In case you were unable to find any word of mouth referrals, then you can check the internet for potential contractors for your flooring installation project. Don’t forget to check online reviews for particularly those released by neutral third party groups. When you have the short list of contractors, don’t forget to do some follow ups. Check their licenses as well as other documents that they need to have according to the law.
When you have narrowed down your list of potential roofing contractors, ask them to check you site and present the kind of flooring that you want to be installed. The installer will measure the area, determine how much flooring you need, and then add 10% to cover that materials that will go to waste. You also need to ask how long they can complete the job, what accessories are needed, what flooring North Myrtle Beach preparations should be made, and how much is the overall cost of the project?
Get Everything In Writing
When you have selected a contractor who will do the job, be sure to put everything in writing. Ask for a contract. The contract must include details like the required accessories, type and amount of materials used, start and end date of the project, as well as the warranty details. If there are any changes, don’t forget to add them to the contract. You need to read it carefully and make sure that you understand all points before you sign the agreement.
Give It Time
When it comes to hardwood flooring, you have to give the materials some time to get accustomed to the room conditions before beginning the project. The minimum period is at least three days, however, don’t forget to check the manufacturer’s instructions.
Depending on the kind of work that should be done, there may be instances when part of the flooring might not be prepared for use or might be missing. You need to ensure that the flooring contractor works when your kids are in school or occupied. In case the materials still need time some time to set and should not be walked on for a while, you have to keep your kids and pets away from the work area until the installer gives the all clear.
If you plan to stay in the house while the flooring installation is being performed, ask the contractor where he plans to saw the boards or the tile and ask what he plans to do to control the dust. Ask if there are rooms or vents that need to be sealed off temporarily. You should also find out who will take care of the clean up once the work is done.
Call NMB Flooring Pros if you are looking for an expert contractor who can help you with your flooring installation project.
NMB Flooring Pros
North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582