09 68 13 Tile Carpeting

09 68 13 Tile Carpeting


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2

Dimensions

8.5" x 11"

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Word Doc

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Unlimited Projects

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Carpet tiles are available in a wide variety of options, and this specification section provides a framework for inserting manufacturer and product information.

 

Specifying carpet tile by performance can be difficult.  Each carpet tile’s attributes must be specified using test methods to determine compliance. Comparing alternative carpet tiles by other manufacturers can be confusing.

 

Carpet tile can be installed by adhering it directly to the subfloor or, with a special backing, loose laying it.

 

Carpet tile varies in its fire hazard classification. The applicable building code will dictate which requirements must be met.

 

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