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Installation guidelines: please review before your installation takes place

We work hard to ensure the people you will interact with on our team, be it the Subcontractors or our direct Staff will take care & do their very best to treat your property with respect & trustworthiness.  These guidelines are here for reference.

  • touch up painting may be required after installation -responsibility of the customer

  • installers will not move small breakables

  • installers will not unhook or hook up any electronics (ie. computers, sound systems)

  • installers accept no responsibility for cracked or broken baseboards

  • proper maintenance products must be used to maintain warranty (see cleaning instructions on www.nuwestinteriors.com)

  • felt pads need to be installed under all furniture when hardwood, laminate, cork or sheet vinyl is installed

  • area rugs/mats may discolour floors

  • if closet or room doors need to be cut down because of new flooring this is the responsibility of the customer: please inquire if you require this service

  • new flooring may be a different height, therefore baseboards may be lower than they were requiring walls to be painted- customers responsibility

Carpet

  •  new concrete must cure for 28 days before installation

  • there will be an extra charge for removal & disposal of material

  • removal of flooring on stairs if applicable is extra

  • existing smooth edge can remain if being replaced with new carpet

  • labour is extra for installation on stairs, pie shaped and/or spindles

  • extra labour may be required on patterns or borders in the carpet

Hardwood

  • hardwood will not be installed on stringers- need 1/4” veneer stained to floor colour

  • labour on stairs is extra

  • removal & disposal of materials is an additional charge

  • humidity for wood should be maintained at 40%

  • radiant heat is acceptable if maintained within manufacturers specified range

  • solid hardwood should not be installed below grade or on concrete

  • wood floor colours may vary slightly as wood matures- exotic woods can be more dramatic

  • wood is a natural product & is not uniform in colour, some grades have more variance

  • is recommended to run boards perpendicular to floor joists

  • labour is extra for patterns, bordering or if extensive cutting is required

  • patterns & bordering require extra material for waste

  • a moulding may be required at the base of the risers on stairs

  • all railings require a bottom plate for installation

  • steps can not have rounded fronts or rounded nosing

  • wood needs to be left approx 1/4’ away from any vertical surface (wall, islands, etc)

  • touchups on baseboards is the client responsibility

Laminate, Cork

  • laminate will not be installed on stringers- 1/4” veneer is required stained to floor colour

  • extra labour is required on stairs

  • removal & disposal of material is an additional charge

  • humidity for product is to be maintained at 40%

  • below grade or on concrete requires pad with a moisture barrier

  • radiant heat is acceptable if temperature is kept within Manufactures specified range

  • T-Mouldings will be required on long runs for an expansion joint

  • recommended to run boards perpendicular to floor joists

  • labour is extra for patterns, bordering or extensive cutting

  • a moulding may be required at the base of toe kicks if applicable

  • stair nose will be required for each step if applicable

  • a moulding may be required at the base of the riser

  • railings require a bottom plate

  • steps can not have rounded fronts or rounded nosing

Sheet Vinyl, LVT, LVP

  • floor may have to be levelled or smoothed out with patch

  • if there is only one layer of existing vinyl, it can be embossed & new lino installed

  • any old flooring containing Abestos will not be removed by the Installer

  • extra charge for removal and disposal of old material

  • if subfloor is being removed that has been glued and nailed, it will be charged out by the hour

  • new concrete is required to cure for 28 days

  • stair nose will be required where applicable

  • installers will not disconnect or re-connect any electrical or plumbing

  • labour is extra for pattern & may require extra material

Tile

  • access to running water required for tile installation

  • toilets need to removed and necessary plumbing managed: responsibility of the customer

  • wet saw location, mortar mixing allocated (ie. heated garage)

  • full access to the renovation space

  • ensure any sealers, if required are applied accordingly

  • no access on tile for 24 hours

  • no showering 48 hours following installation 

  • If Nuwest is installing measurements will be required, if you have chosen a contractor please ensure they have specified product ordering

  • electrician may be required if in floor heat has been chosen