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1. Tackless installation
Definition:Wall-to-wall installation of carpet accomplished by stretching carpet to fit over tack embedded wood strips to hold the carpet to the wall.
Submitted on Thursday, June 05, 2014 5:30:08 PM
2. Tackless Installation:-The installation process where a carpet it stretched over a pad and tacked into strips of wood at the walls. Also called wall-to-wall installation.
Submitted on Tuesday, May 03, 2016 5:30:08 PM
3. Tackless Installation
Where carpet is laid over pad and stretched to fit over tack strips, which are specially made strips of wood with implanted tacks to hold the carpet snugly to the wall. Also called wall-to-wall installation.
Submitted on Tuesday, March 04, 2014 5:30:08 PM
A multicolored stone floor made of small pieces of stone embedded in cement. The floor is then polished to a high shine.
Submitted on Sunday, June 01, 2014 5:30:08 PM
A smooth multicolored floor made of marble or stone chips embedded in a cement binder, then highly polished. Traditionally terrazzo floors are poured and set on site, but manufactured terrazzo tiles are also available.
Submitted on Monday, January 20, 2014 5:30:08 PM
A multi-colored floor made from stone or marble chips embedded in cement.
Submitted on Sunday, February 07, 2016 5:30:08 PM
A narrow finishing piece placed directly on the floor to cover the transition from one floor to another (room to room or in a doorway.)
Submitted on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 5:30:08 PM
The molding between two areas of wood or flooring.
Submitted on Tuesday, December 01, 2015 5:30:08 PM
A T-shaped moulding constructed of wood or polymer used to join floating floor tiles or planks of the same height together in dorrways between rooms. Also used in single large rooms where the distance is extreme and a mid-way joint is required for proper stability of floating floor tiles or planks.
Submitted on Friday, September 11, 2015 5:30:08 PM
10. Tongue and Groove (T&G):This refers to flooring boards cut so that one side (the tongue) slides into the opposite side of another board (the groove). It allows little or no glue or fastening.
Submitted on Saturday, November 14, 2015 5:30:08 PM
11. Topical Antistat
Definition:An antistat that is applied to the surface of a material for the purpose of making the surface static dissipative or to reduce triboelectric charging.
Submitted on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 5:30:08 PM
12. Total Cost of Ownership
The real cost for a product, encompassing materials, installation, maintenance, anticipated repairs and necessary monitoring. For example, a floor requiring periodic buffing and conductive wax applications also requires testing and monitoring after each maintenance interval, to ensure electrical compliance. When maintenance prohibits the use of space, this cost should also be factored in. Monitoring and other hidden costs are often overlooked or ignored in the initial cost analysis.
Submitted on Thursday, September 08, 2016 5:30:08 PM
13. Triboelectric Charging
Definition:The generation of electrostatic charges when two materials make contact or are rubbed together, then separated. (See also Triboelectric series)
Submitted on Tuesday, August 05, 2014 5:30:08 PM
14. Triboelectric Series
Definition:A list of materials arranged so that one can become positively charged when separated from one farther down the list, or negatively charged when separated from one farther up the list. Note
Submitted on Thursday, August 20, 2015 5:30:08 PM
15. Trim-The finish in a building applied around openings or at the floor and ceiling of rooms (baseboard, shoe mold, etc.)
Submitted on Tuesday, May 05, 2015 5:30:08 PM
16. Trowel:A tool used to put adhesive on the floor during installation.
Submitted on Saturday, June 13, 2015 5:30:08 PM
17. Tufted Carpet
Definition:Carpet manufactured by tufting machines, which insert pile tufts with needles which penetrate a primary backing fabric, thus forming tufts. About 90% of all North American carpet is tufted.
Submitted on Friday, March 25, 2016 5:30:08 PM
18. Tufted Carpet-The most common type of carpet. Tufted carpets are manufactured by sewing yarn into the backing in tufts, or clusters.
Submitted on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 5:30:08 PM
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