Technical Information Carpet White Papers
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Selecting Carpet and Pad
CRI-Carpet and Rug Institute
The Carpet and Rug institute provides technical information and educates consumers and the industry about carpet and rugs. The standards of the CRI are recognized industry wide.
CRI Carpet Installation Standard 2011
CRI 104 – 2002 Standard for Installation Specification of Commercial Carpet (Superseded by Standard 2011)
CRI 105 – 2002 Standard for Installation of Residential Carpet (Superseded by Standard 2011)
Carpet Installation – Essential Points Technical Paper by CRI
CRI Approved Vacuums
CFI-Certified Floorcovering Installers
The Certified Floorcovering Installers Association trains and certifies floor covering installers and other industry personnel. Their installation technical information and carpet installation recommendations are recognized by leading carpet manufacturers worldwide.
Double Glue Installation – International Certified Floorcovering Installers Association – CFI
CFI Study Guide “Proven Installation Methods”
Bliss – Beaulieu
Beaulieu of America, is based in Dalton, Georgia and are the third largest flooring manufacturer in the world.
Commercial Carpet Installation Instructions
Nexterra Installation Instructions
Carpet Seaming Technical Paper by Beaulieu of America
Vacuums for Soft Fibers
Mohawk industries is based in Calhoun Georgia and is the worlds second largest carpet manufacturer.
Mohawk Group Installation Guidelines
Tufted and Woven Good Double-Stick Installation Instructions
Tackless Installation Instructions
Tufted and Woven Goods Direct Glue Down Installation
Selecting the Right Vacuum
Shaw Industries are based in Dalton, Georgia and are the worlds largest carpet manufacturer.
Carpet Care and Maintenance
Shaw Contract Group Installation Guidelines Installation of EcoWorx® Broadloom and EcoWorx Performance Broadloom
Installation of Modular Tile
Commercial Carpet Installation Shaw, Philadelphia and Queen Commercial Broadloom
Pile Reversal, Watermarking and Shading Technical Paper by CRI
Peaked Seams in Stretch-In Carpet Installation Technical Paper by CRI
Carpet Wrinkles (Buckles or Bubbles) Technical Paper by CRI
Guidance for Restretching to Remove Buckles, Wrinkles, and Bubbles Technical Paper CRI
Pet Urine and Carpet Technical Paper by CRI
Standard Laboratory Practice for Consumer Applied Pet Stain and Odor Removal – CRI Test Method 116
Standard Test Method for the Evaluation of Texture Appearance Retention of Carpets – CRI Test_Method_103