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The carpet shop drawing is required to contain the following information:
•Name of the job, owner and installation company. On new construction the name of the general contractor and architectural firm are required.
•Date of drawing
•Floor number and location in building
•Compass direction on each sheet
•Drawing for each area to be carpeted (color coding is preferable)
•Construction of substrate for each area
•Required floor preparation, materials and quantities.
•Type of installation for each area
•Exact notations where dye lot changes occur
•Proper quantities of installation materials needed for each area including but not limited to:
•carpet needed for each area, including roll length requirements (allow a minimum of 3 inches (75 mm) longer than the area measurement), length of pattern repeat, manufacturer roll or pallet sequence (where applicable)
•specified adhesives per manufacturer instructions
•Excess material in each area and how it is to be used
•Seam layout of each area
•Carpet pile or pattern direction for each area
•Name of manufacturer, style, backing system and color of carpet for each area
•Large scale drawings showing treatment of step areas or other detail work
•Location and type of expansion joints and edge transitions.
•Type of wall base in each area.