CRI Installation Standard

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The CRI Carpet Installation Standard

The Carpet and Rug Institute offers one standard for carpet installation in both residential and commercial settings. The CRI Installation Standard is a definitive industry minimum installation measuring stick, providing installers, retailers, specification writers, and building owners with principles and workmanship guidelines for residential installation. In addition, it provides a detailed outline of proper procedures and terminology used in commercial specification writing, planning, layout and installation. The CRI Installation Standard also includes guidelines for floor preparation and installation in special areas, diagrams, and charts.

The CRI Installation Standard represents over 25 years of information-gathering and installation expertise compiled by the members of CRI's Installation Issues Management Team, comprising manufacturers, professional installers and other interested parties.
CRI Carpet Installation Standard 2011PDF(PDF 1.06 MB)


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