New Carpet Installation Checklist
Fletcher - Carpet Expert & Consumer Advocate
Make sure you use
this checklist when the installer arrives AND when the installer is
Do a complete
walkthrough with the installer and inspect the finished carpet
installation job to be sure everything is done to your satisfaction BEFORE
THE INSTALLER LEAVES!
Pay the final
amount due ONLY if you are completely satisfied.
Before installation begins:
Is the carpet the correct color
Are there any visible carpet
Does the installer use a power
Do not allow the installation to
proceed if any of the above answers are "No". Call the store where you
purchased the carpet and request the problems be corrected.
After installation is complete:
Do a complete walk-though with the
Do the seams look
great? (No seam is invisible)
Are the seams in
the proper locations?
Is the carpet
securely attached to the tackstrip?
Is the carpet neatly
tucked along the walls?
Is the carpet
stretched in tightly?
Have all the scraps
been cleaned up?
Has the carpet been
Are all the doors
put back into place?
all the floor
heat-vent covers been put back?
Preferred Carpet Dealers
hard to find an honest and reputable carpet dealer! That's why I have created
my own special list of hand-picked carpet retailers who are reputable, locally
owned, give free estimates, offer fair prices, have knowledgeable staff,
provide honest measuring and hire qualified installers. Don't take chances... See
who I recommend near you!