Installing around large obstructions and columns (figure 5)

 

1. Place full panels up to the obstruction until no more full panels can be laid.

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2. Place full panels along adjacent side as close as full panels can be laid.


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3. Measure to the grid line which just clears the obstruction on the far side. Accurately set this distance from the panels just installed. Using a chalk line snap a line on the subfloor.


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4. Position a double row of pedestals and place panels on them.


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5. Place pedestals and panels in between the two floor areas. When all grid lines have been checked, continue with the remainder of the installation.


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6. Having installed a reasonable amount of floor system away from the obstruction to gain stability, accurately measure, cut and install panels against the obstruction.