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Allegheny Mountain Hardwood Flooring Wood Flooring
 
         
SECTION 09 64 00
 
         
WOOD FLOORING
 
         
 
         
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          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Allegheny Mountain Hardwood Flooring; hardwood flooring.
This section is based on the products of Allegheny Mountain Hardwood Flooring, which is located at:
501 Main St.
Emlenton, PA 16373
Toll Free Tel: 800-867-9441
Email: request info
Web: https://alleghenymountainhardwoodflooring.com/
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Allegheny Mountain Hardwood Flooring is a 4th generation, family owned business whose home, in Emlenton, PA, happens to be in the heart of Northern Appalachian Hardwood Country. Our family has owned, worked, lived and played in these hardwood forests since 1938. We now manufacture the best hardwood flooring from this region known throughout the world for the quality of its oak and cherry hardwoods. We hope you enjoy our website and find the hardwood floor you're looking for. If you have any questions or comments about hardwood flooring, please don't hesitate to call us at 800-867-9441. We'd love to hear from you!
 
          PART 1GENERAL
 
          1.1SECTION INCLUDES
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          A.Solid hardwood flooring.
 
          B.Engineered hardwood flooring.
 
          1.2RELATED SECTIONS
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          A.Section 06 10 00 - Rough Carpentry.
 
          B.Section 09 90 00 - Painting and Coating.
 
          1.3REFERENCES
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          A.Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).
 
          B.National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA).
 
          1.4SUBMITTALS
 
          A.Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
 
          B.Product Data:
          1.Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used.
          2.Preparation instructions and recommendations.
          3.Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
          4.Typical installation methods.
          5.Conditional lifetime warranty.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not applicable to product type.
 
          C.Verification Samples: Two representative units of each type, size, pattern and color.
 
          D.Shop Drawings: Include details of materials, construction and finish. Include relationship with adjacent construction.
 
          1.5QUALITY ASSURANCE
 
          A.Manufacturer Qualifications: Company specializing in manufacturing products specified in this section with a minimum five years documented experience.
 
          B.Installer Qualifications: Company specializing in performing Work of this section with minimum two years documented experience with projects of similar scope and complexity.
          1.Installer to be certified by the National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA).
 
          C.Source Limitations: Provide each type of product from a single manufacturing source to ensure uniformity.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include mock-up if the project size or quality warrant the expense. The following is one example of how a mock-up on might be specified. When deciding on the extent of the mock-up, consider all the major different types of work on the project.
 
          D.Mock-Up: Construct a mock-up with actual materials in sufficient time for Architect's review and to not delay construction progress. Locate mock-up as acceptable to Architect and provide temporary foundations and support.
          1.Intent of mock-up is to demonstrate quality of workmanship and visual appearance.
          2.If mock-up is not acceptable, rebuild mock-up until satisfactory results are achieved.
          3.Retain mock-up during construction as a standard for comparison with completed work.
          4.Do not alter or remove mock-up until work is completed or removal is authorized.
 
          1.6PRE-INSTALLATION CONFERENCE
 
          A.Convene a conference approximately two weeks before scheduled commencement of the Work. Attendees shall include Architect, Contractor and trades involved. Agenda shall include schedule, responsibilities, critical path items and approvals.
 
          1.7DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
 
          A.Store and handle in strict compliance with manufacturer's written instructions and recommendations.
 
          B.Protect from damage due to weather, excessive temperature, and construction operations.
 
          C.Comply with NWFA guidelines.
 
          1.8PROJECT CONDITIONS
 
          A.Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer and the NWFA for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's recommended limits.
 
          1.9WARRANTY
 
          A.Manufacturer's conditional lifetime warranty.
 
          PART 2PRODUCTS
 
          2.1MANUFACTURERS
 
          A.Acceptable Manufacturer: Allegheny Mountain Hardwood Flooring, which is located at: 501 Main St.; Emlenton, PA 16373; Toll Free Tel: 800-867-9441; Email: request info; Web: https://alleghenymountainhardwoodflooring.com/
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
 
          B.Substitutions: Not permitted.
 
          C.Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01 60 00 - Product Requirements.
 
          2.2FLOORING
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Allegheny Mountain Hardwood Flooring is offered as unfinished solid hardwood with the exception of Allegheny Signature Series which comes with our proprietary base color and offered as a semi pre-finished floor. All other specification options are listed below. Delete paragraph if not required
 
          A.Solid Hardwood:
          1.Standards Compliance: FSC Certified.
          2.Thickness: 3/4 inch (19 mm).
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          3.Strip Width: 2-1/4 inch (57 mm).
          4.Strip Width: 3 inch (76 mm).
          5.Strip Width: 4 inch (102 mm).
          6.Strip Width: As designated on the Drawings.
          7.Plank Width 5 inch (127 mm).
          8.Plank Width 6 inch (152 mm).
          9.Plank Width 7 inch (178 mm).
          10.Plank Width 8 inch (203 mm).
          11.Plank Width 9 inch (229 mm).
          12.Plank Width 10 inch (254 mm).
          13.Plank Width 11 inch (279 mm).
          14.Plank Width 12 inch (305 mm).
          15.Plank Width: As designated on the Drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete length options not required.
          16.Lengths of Normal Runs: Random lengths of 12 to 87 inches (203 to 2210 mm) nested bundles. Average Length: 42 inch (1067 mm).
          17.Lengths Available Upon Request: 7 to 12 feet (2134 to 3658 mm) all clear or all natural.
          18.Lengths (in/mm): ________.
          19.Lengths: As designated on the Drawings.
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          20.Edges: Tongue and groove and end matched.
          21.Edges: Square.
          22.Edges: Micro bevel.
          23.Edges: As designated on the Drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete species and cut type options not required.
          24.Species: White Oak.
          a.Cut Type: Rift and quarter sawn.
          b.Cut Type: Live sawn.
          c.Cut Type: Plain sawn.
          25.Species: Red Oak.
          a.Cut Type: Rift and quarter sawn.
          b.Cut Type: Live sawn.
          c.Cut Type: Plain sawn.
          26.Species: Black Walnut.
          a.Cut Type: Rift and quarter sawn.
          b.Cut Type: Plain sawn.
          27.Species: Beech.
          a.Cut Type: Rift and quarter sawn.
          b.Cut Type: Plain sawn.
          28.Species: Cherry.
          a.Cut Type: Plain sawn.
          29.Species: Hard Maple.
          a.Cut Type: Plain sawn.
          30.Species: Hickory.
          a.Cut Type: Rift and quarter sawn.
          b.Cut Type: Plain sawn.
          31.Species: Aspen (ceiling).
          a.Cut Type: Plain sawn.
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          32.Grade: Clear.
          33.Grade: Select.
          34.Grade: Natural.
          35.Grade: Millrun.
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          36.Finish: Unfinished.
          37.Finish: Prefinished.
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          38.Surface Texture: _______.
          39.Surface Texture: Hand Scraped.
          40.Surface Texture: Wire Brush.
          41.Surface Texture: Hand crafted edges.
          42.Surface Texture: Circle Sawn.
          43.Surface Texture: Manufacturer's standard.
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          44.Strip Installation Method: Nail.
          45.Strip Installation Method: Staple.
          46.Plank Installation Method: Nail.
          47.Plank Installation Method: Staple.
          48.Plank Installation Method: Glue.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete parquet flooring options not required or delete all if parquet flooring is not required.
          49.Parquet Flooring: Herringbone.
          50.Parquet Flooring: Chevron.
          51.Parquet Flooring: Basketweave.
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          52.Application: Above grade.
          53.Application: On grade.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Our engineered hardwood flooring is also offered as unfinished hardwood. The Allegheny Signature Series is not available as engineered. We recommend our engineered hardwood flooring specifically for those wishing to install at below-grade level. Delete paragraph if not required.
 
          B.Engineered Hardwood:
          1.Standards Compliance: FSC Certified Domestic Product, LEED Qualified.
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          2.Thickness: 5/8 inch (16 mm).
          3.Thickness: 3/4 inch (19 mm).
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          4.Wear Layer: 0.157 inch (4 mm)
          5.Wear Layer: 0.236 inch (6 mm)
          6.Construction: 9 Multi-Layer Plywood, Formaldehyde-Free Low VOC Glue.
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          7.Strip Width: 2-1/4 inch (57 mm).
          8.Strip Width: 3 inch (76 mm).
          9.Strip Width: 4 inch (102 mm).
          10.Strip Width: As designated on the Drawings.
          11.Plank Width 4 inch (102 mm).
          12.Plank Width 5 inch (127 mm).
          13.Plank Width 6 inch (152 mm).
          14.Plank Width 7 inch (178 mm).
          15.Plank Width 8 inch (203 mm).
          16.Plank Width 9 inch (229 mm).
          17.Plank Width 10 inch (254 mm).
          18.Plank Width 11 inch (279 mm).
          19.Plank Width 12 inch (305 mm).
          20.Plank Width: As designated on the Drawings.
          21.Lengths of Normal Runs: Random lengths of 2 to 12 feet (610 to 3658 mm) nested bundles. Average Length: of 42 inch (1067 mm).
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          22.Edges: Tongue and groove and end matched.
          23.Edges: Square.
          24.Edges: Micro bevel.
          25.Edges: As designated on the Drawings.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete species and cut type options not required.
          26.Species: White Oak.
          a.Cut Type: Rift and quarter sawn.
          b.Cut Type: Live sawn.
          c.Cut Type: Plain sawn.
          27.Species: Red Oak.
          a.Cut Type: Rift and quarter sawn.
          b.Cut Type: Plain sawn.
          28.Species: Black Walnut.
          a.Cut Type: Rift and quarter sawn.
          b.Cut Type: Plain sawn.
          29.Species: Beech.
          a.Cut Type: Rift and quarter sawn.
          b.Cut Type: Plain sawn.
          30.Species: Cherry.
          a.Cut Type: Plain sawn.
          31.Species: Hard Maple.
          a.Cut Type: Plain sawn.
          32.Species: Hickory (Hickory is Mill Run Only).
          a.Cut Type: Rift and quarter sawn.
          b.Cut Type: Plain sawn.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete grade options not required.
          33.Grade: Clear.
          34.Grade: Natural.
          35.Grade: Millrun.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete finish option not required.
          36.Finish: Unfinished.
          37.Finish: Prefinished.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete surface options not required.
          38.Surface Texture: _______.
          39.Surface Texture: Hand Scraped.
          40.Surface Texture: Wire Brush.
          41.Surface Texture: Hand crafted edges.
          42.Surface Texture: Circle Sawn.
          43.Surface Texture: Manufacturer's standard.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete installation method options not required.
          44.Installation Method: Nail.
          45.Installation Method: Staple.
          46.Installation Method: Glue.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete parquet flooring options not required or delete all if parquet flooring is not required.
          47.Parquet Flooring: Herringbone.
          48.Parquet Flooring: Chevron.
          49.Parquet Flooring: Basketweave.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete application options not required.
          50.Application: Above grade.
          51.Application: On grade.
          52.Application: Below grade.
 
          PART 3EXECUTION
 
          3.1EXAMINATION
 
          A.Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly constructed and prepared.
 
          B.Install after interior temperature and humidity conditions can be maintained to mimic normal temperature and humidity conditions for the permanent system.
 
          C.Verify substrate moisture content meets manufacturer's recommendations.
 
          D.If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect in writing of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.
 
          3.2PREPARATION
 
          A.Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.
 
          B.Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer and per NWFA guidelines for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.
 
          3.3INSTALLATION
 
          A.Install vapor retarder as recommended by wood flooring manufacturer.
 
          B.Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions, approved submittals, per NWFA guidelines, and in proper relationship with adjacent construction.
 
          3.4FIELD QUALITY CONTROL
 
          A.Field Inspection: Coordinate field inspection in accordance with appropriate sections in Division 01.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include if manufacturer provides field quality control with onsite personnel for instruction or supervision of product installation, application, erection or construction. Delete if not required.
 
          B.Manufacturer's Services: Coordinate manufacturer's services in accordance with appropriate sections in Division 01.
 
          3.5CLEANING AND PROTECTION
 
          A.Limit foot traffic on finished flooring.
 
          B.Protect from damage during construction. Wood flooring covered during construction is to be completely covered to maintain color consistency.
 
          C.Clean products in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations.
 
          D.Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
 
         
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