Before we arrive, please review the following checklist to make the process go smoothly.
- Access to Property/Work Area and Electrical Panel (220v)
If no one will be home we will need access codes or keys. Driveway must be accessible at all times. If floor is being sanded a 220 volt power source is needed for equipment (dryer or an electric stove).
- Disconnect Appliances
Disconnect all gas and electric appliances and water hook ups.
- Humidity and Climate Control/Alarms
The temperature should range from 60° to 80° Fahrenheit in home all season while the humidity needs to stay within a 30-50% range.
- Sweep or Vacuum
Make sure the area is clean of any and all debris.
EXTRA SERVICES WE OFFER:
- Removing Your Old Floor/Demo
If you prefer to remove your floor yourself, do it at least one day prior to installation to allow for cleanup and floor preparation.
- Remove Furniture/Belongings
Remove all furniture and belongings from the work area, including wall décor, pictures, drapes, breakables, etc.
- Replace or Touch Up Trim
When sanding up to trim there is a possibility of damaging it. We recommend you remove trim/base boards. We offer new trim packages or touch up paint packages.
- Masking Doorways and Work Area
Mask off all items, including cabinets, which will be left in work area and connecting doorways.
- Closets/Shelf Removal
Remove all items from closet. If installing or refinishing a floor in a closet or pantry remove shelving 3 feet or lower from the floor.
- Tape Off Cabinets
To keep dust out of the cabinets and out of the way of our machines and workers.
- A minimum of 3 boxes / bundles required to make a return
- There will be a 30% restocking fee for all materials returned
- Special Order products / Cut goods such as carpet or vinyl cannot be returned
- Stains from pets, water, etc may require board repairs and can be done at addition charge if not in contract
- Disposal of jobsite trash such as dust is a fire hazard. Remember to never store close to your house. We can do dump runs and take jobsite trash for an addition cost.
- If you removed carpet/tile be careful not to damage wood. Knife marks on wood might not sand out. Be careful removing tile due to older tile containing asbestos which should be removed by a professional
- Keep children and pets out of the work area for safety. Installers use a variety of tools that can make the work area hazardous.
- Ventilate after floors are finished if sensitive to odors. Some chemicals used have a strong odor that can last as long as 48 to 72 hours.