The big day is here. You shopped through all of the realistic, designer luxury vinyl options at Roberts Carpet & Fine Floors and found the stone and wood visuals that will upgrade the style in your home and provide resilient performance. Then you connected with our expert installation team to pick a day to install your attractive, water-resistant floors and today’s the day. Thankfully, we reviewed our luxury vinyl installation checklist together beforehand and there are no surprises. Not only will your luxury vinyl planks and tile be installed fast and flawlessly, you will have zero worries on the day of. You owned the process as a responsible homeowner should, and now your home is ready for dazzling luxury vinyl floors.
As the calendar moves closer to installation day, we will need to review with you the large objects like furniture that will need to be removed from the rooms that are getting new luxury vinyl. Please make note of any items that require special care and consideration when they are moved. Also, you will need to empty the cabinets, drawers, and closets of these pieces of furniture before they are moved. Let’s also check the manufacturer’s instructions and set your heat or air conditioning to the preferred indoor environment. These prep steps save both time and hassle for a smooth installation.
Most luxury vinyl products offer a floating installation option that can be easily installed over a variety of existing floors and subfloors. We will discuss whether the luxury vinyl is being installed over an old floor, if the subfloor needs additional leveling, and how to dispose of your old floor covering if it needs to be removed. Let’s develop a plan beforehand for any potential waste and the waste produced from installing the new luxury vinyl. There’s also a chance that baseboards and woodwork may need to be removed for installation. Come up with a game plan now about completing moldings, baseboards, and touching up any paint after the new floors are down. To be on the safe side, we will remove doors that may not clear the installed floor and be ready to shave down doors to ensure clearance. All of these considerations minimize surprises, prevent stress, and ensure optimal luxury vinyl installation conditions.
When it’s actually time to install, you will need to be close by during this process. Our installation team will want to check in with you from time to time and you may need to answer questions. This way we are all on the same accord in regards to which luxury vinyl product goes where if you have multiple varieties going down. Unfortunately, each installation presents unique circumstances that make it difficult to predict the total time it will take to finish the job. On the plus side, luxury vinyl floors are designed to install very quickly and without adhesives. We ask for your patience and flexibility during installation so that we can guarantee the best results.
We want your family as safe as possible, so they will need to avoid the work area completely during installation. This goes double for curious, friendly pets that we love, but can be harmed from tools as they are being used. When the luxury vinyl installation is near complete, let’s walk through and review the details together. This will provide a great opportunity for you to ask questions and feel completely satisfied. Now it’s time to give the rooms with new luxury vinyl adequate airflow by opening windows and running fans to create a breeze. This will help dissipate any occasional odors or dust that can come with installing new luxury vinyl floors. It’s important to wait for a minimum of 24 hours after installation is complete before you walk or clean the new floors. As you return furniture and heavy objects, lift completely or slide using pads.
You will love the fact that today’s luxury vinyl products are engineered for quick installation that can even present DIY opportunity if you have installation experience. Of course, you will still want to practice careful planning and prep to minimize the amount of time your rooms are displaced. We are ready at any point to take over, handle your luxury vinyl installation, and make your life easier. You have selected the luxury vinyl styles that are easy to install, easy to maintain, and easy to love. Let’s knock this out together and give your home your completed design vision!