Spec PlanO: Flooring

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Spec Plan-O reviews flooring needs for your home. Specifiy your flooring type by room: hardwood floors, tile, carpet, stone, laminate and other flooring materials.


Page Topics:

  1. about flooring
  2. getting started
  3. building spec sheet
  4. spec budgeting worksheet
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Spec Plan O: Flooring

what you need to do —

Identify the type of flooring by room:

— hardwood down
— carpet up
— tile kitchen and bath, etc.

  • Flooring materials include hardwood, vinyl covering, carpet, ceramic tile, and some specialized stone.
  • Ceramic tile may also be used for showers walls, bathroom vanities, kitchen back drops, and other areas of the home.


Visit our Home Building Gallery for complete information flooring:

view center: flooring (hardwood, laminate)
view center: flooring (carpet, tile, stone)

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Getting Started

Step 1: develop the plan

  • take a completed draft of the spec sheet to your architect or planner, who will can customize a building plan or revise an existing plan that meets your specs.
  • use your spec sheet and floor plan to bid the construction project to contractors


Step 2: get required building permits


Step 3: find pre-screened contractors and other service providers

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Sample What Kind of Flooring
Use this quick search to find customer-rated flooring contractors.