Port Angeles, WA 98362



Port Angeles, WA 98362

Installation Guide

Bayview Flooring

Please use this installation guide to check if the flooring in your home or business has been installed correctly.


Installed Correctly

  • The carpet will fit tightly against all surrounding walls and carpet edges will be tucked neatly without loose yarns.

  • The carpet will be smooth and stretched in without any wrinkles.

Installed Poorly

  • You may see loose or frayed edges of the carpet where the flooring transitions from carpet To A hard surface.

  • Most carpet jobs require seams (where the installer must join two pieces of carpet togetherUsing a hot iron and specialized seam tape) 

  • If the seams are coming apart or peaking, a professional should be called to come out andAssess the situation and find a solution.


Installed Correctly

  • The butt joints of the boards should fit tightly together without major gaps in the flooring.

  • The hardwood will meet the walls with baseboard trim covering the expansion gap.

Installed Poorly

  • The hardwood will be uneven and show  noticeable humps and low spots due to installing over an imperfect subfloor.

  • There will be gapping between planks due to the use of warped or damaged boards.


Installed Correctly

  • All joints in the laminate flooring will fit tightly and securely with no separation or cracking.

  • The floor will feel solid when walked on without any movement.

Installed Poorly

  • The laminate will show damaged edges.

  • Certain spots will feel “bouncy” due to low spots in the subfloor and improper floor prep.

Luxury Vinyl

Installed Correctly

  • The vinyl floor will be smooth and flat without bumps.

  • The vinyl floor will meet the walls and other solid structures snugly with proper caulking when necessary.

Installed Poorly

  • The vinyl floor will be lifting up around the edges or the seams will be separating.

  • Air bubbles or creases will be visible due to improper floor prep or installation.


Installed Correctly

  • The tiles will be flat, spaced evenly, and secured solidly to the floor.

  • Grout will be even and floor will be level.

Installed Poorly

  • The tile grout lines will be inconsistent and flaking.

  • The tile will have a “hollow” sound when gently tapped with a hard tool.

Thank you for considering Bayview Flooring for your flooring needs. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and learn more about our services. Is your flooring damaged? We provide free consultations for flooring repairs!

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Monday: 8am-5pm

Tuesday: 8am-5pm

Wednesday: 8am-5pm

Thursday: 8am-5pm

Friday: 8am-5pm

Saurday: 8am-5pm

Sunday: Closed