Regardless of the type of natural stone flooring you choose to install in your home, you’ll want to make sure your property is ready for the big day. However, if you’ve never had new flooring installed, you may not know what to expect or where to start with basic preparations. Your trusted Denver natural stone supplier wants to help. Here are a few key tasks you’ll want to take care of prior to your new flooring installation.
Clear a Path
No matter what type of flooring you’re installing, you can expect to need tons of tools and materials. Whether you’re installing the floors on your own or are working with a professional, you’ll need to make sure it’s easy to bring those materials and equipment into your home. Before the big day, take the time to clear a path from the door to the room where the work will happen.
Pick up any throw rugs on the floor. Put toys and other obstacles away to make carrying heavy loads easier and safer. If you have knickknacks or artwork that you want to protect, consider removing it until the work is done.
Unfortunately, it’s nearly impossible to install flooring around pieces of furniture. Before your installation day, remove any pieces of furniture in the room where the flooring will be installed. If pieces are too big for you to move on your own, let your installation crew know. They may be able to move it for you.
Keep Kids and Pets Away
It’s normal for children and pets to feel curious about what’s going on during the flooring installation process. However, letting them be in or around the work site puts their safety at risk. If you have children or pets in the household, make a plan to keep them away from the work area until the flooring is installed. Put pets in a secure room or let them spend some time outside. Keep kids under close supervision if they’re in the house or try to find something to occupy their time away from home until the work is finished.
Make Sure the Crew Has a Place to Park
If you’re working with an installation crew, they’ll need a clear and safe place to park their work trucks. If you have a garage, consider parking your car in it on the big day. If you don’t or you need to keep your car accessible, park it on the street so the crew can park as close to the house as possible. This will help cut down on the amount of time the installation takes.
Invest in Great Flooring Today
Installing natural stone in your Denver home is a great way to elevate the look and feel of your space. Just make sure you take your time and get your home ready for installation before the big day. As long as you follow these tips, you’ll simplify the installation process and will be able to get your floors in quickly.
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