To achieve consistent, high-quality installation of all products in our extensive flooring portfolio, we have created the Armstrong Flooring Guaranteed Installation Systems (F-5061) manual.
Chapter 1 - Installation Training
Provides information on installation training courses, course outlines and the Armstrong Flooring Certified Installer Program.
Chapter 2 - Starting The Job
Describes general job site conditions such as temperature, subfloors and underlayments and storing materials. Also provides information on being a professional installer, training and working safely.
Chapter 3 - Subfloors and Underlayments
Provides detailed specifications on recommended wood underlayments, concrete, existing resilient flooring, Polymeric Poured Floors, Metal, Ceramic Tile, Terrazzo, Marble and Trowelable Underlayments and Patches. Includes how to conduct Bond Tests and recommended testing and acceptable moisture limits for concrete to receive resilient flooring.
Chapter 4 - Installation Systems
Provides detailed information on Armstrong Flooring Installation Systems. Outlines substrates, job conditions, fitting, adhesives, trowel notchings and step-by-step installation instructions.
Chapter 5 - Adhesives, Trowel Notchings, Seam Treatments and Grout
Describes individual Armstrong Flooring Adhesives and Seam Treatments. Provides information on application, spread rates, recommended products, product attributes, clean up and removal.
Chapter 6 - Layout and Fitting
Provides instructions on layout of Resilient Sheet and Tile flooring. Describes Pattern Scribing, Straight Scribing and Freehand Knifing methods of fitting resilient flooring.
Chapter 7 - Seams
Provides information on pattern matching. How to Recess Scribe, Double-Cut or Straight Edge and Butt seams. Provides instructions for coating seams for High, Low and Semi Gloss Residential Sheet Floors and repairs; and detailed instructions on Sealing Seams with S-761 and Heat.
Chapter 8 - Flash Coving
Outlines tools, substrates, fitting and making inside and outside corners for Flash Coving.
Chapter 9 - Custom Insets
Information on Basketball Court, Shuffleboard, Volleyball Court and Elliptical Star insets.
Chapter 10 - Repairs
Outlines various repair methods for Resilient Flooring.
Chapter 11 - Estimating
Provides information on reading blue prints, estimating, sheet floors, tile, wall base, adhesives and an Estimating/Installation checklist.
Chapter 12 - Finishing the Job
Provides information on Inspecting your Work, Clean Up, Protecting the Floor and Maintenance Products.
Chapter 13 - Armstrong Flooring Installation Accessories
Provides information on Armstrong Flooring tools.
Chapter 14 - Laminate Flooring
Outlines Tools, Materials Needed, Subfloor Requirements, Room Preparation, Installation, Transitions, Repairs and Care of Laminate Flooring.
Chapter 15 - Hybrid Products
Chapter 16 - Wall Installations