Installation Instructions


Engineered Floor Installation

Float-In - Glue-Down - Nail Down: Please read and review ALL installation instructions completely before proceeding with the installation process. We recommend that the installer follow all guidelines set forth by the National Wood Flooring Association for job site, sub-floor and general installations.

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Laminate Install

SUB-FLOOR PREPARATION ·All sub-floors must be dry, clean, smooth, level, free from all existing adhesive residues, and free from movement or deflection. ·The sub-floor must be level ·Fill and level all plywood seams and concrete cracks, construction joints, control joints, depressions, grooves and all other irregularities. ·Use patching compound as needed. ·Prior to installation of floor, sweep and/or vacuum sub-floor to remove all dust and debris.

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Strand Click Bamboo Installation

We carry Strand Click Bamboo in four colors. Flat surface in Natural and Mocha. Hand-Scraped in Caramel and Java.

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Product Inspections

Inspection of flooring must be done before installation.

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Sub-Floor Preparation

Please refer to the NOFMA guidelines for details before installation.

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Acclimation - General Conditions

All products should be properly acclimated prior to installation.

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Installation Tips

Checklist for nail or staple down

Tools you might need: Power Miter Saw Tenon, Circular, or Hand Saw Claw Hammer and Nail Punch (specified by the flooring manufacturer) Straight Edge Measuring Tape Moisture Meter (for both wood and concrete) Chalk line and Chalk Level and Leveling Compound #20 Grit Sandpaper Rubber Mallet and Tapping Block (note: hitting the hardwood without a tapping block damages the finish) Pry Bar Utility Knife Safety Gear, such as goggles and ear plugs Power Nailer Hardwood Flooring Nails Finishing Nails Flooring Screws 15 lb Asphalt Paper and/or Vapor Barrier Film Underlayment with Vapor Barrier (Only for Engineered Hardwood) Filler Stick and Touch Up Marker Broom and Dust Pan

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