What is Subfloor Prep?
Having a prepped sub-floor is key to having a good floor. You've done all your research and found your dream floors. The next step is getting them installed. We have a professional installation team at the ready to get the job done for you with plenty of experience in sub-floor prep. If you're more of a hands on person, or just want the installation process to go a little faster, here are some tips about sub-floor prep you should know.
What Should I use for a Subfloor?
Every installation is a unique case and will have its own prepping requirements. Rough or uneven sections in the sub-floor will reflect through your new flooring, which results in unsatisfactory surface conditions and cause your new flooring to wear unevenly. Make sure your sub-floor is level before installing new floors.
There are five key components to having a prepped sub-floor ready for new flooring. Those include a clean surface, a smooth surface, is structurally sound, is level, and most importantly is dry. A wet sub-floor can cause damage to any flooring installed over it, and can even cause mold and mildew buildup.
Our professional installation team is trained to see sub-floor imperfections and take care of them right away. New flooring is an investment in your home, so taking the right steps to ensuring it performs the way you want it too as well as lasts a long time in important.
If you'd like to learn more about sub-floor prep, visit our Flooring & More Carpet One showroom in Columbus,GA, and speak with one of our flooring professionals.