Clear any objects you do not want to cut around from your garage. Sweep excess dirt and dust from the floor. Before laying tiles, all debris must be removed from the underlying surface to eliminate lumps.
Begin installation along the longest side wall and the garage door.
Tip: For best installation results, always install your garage floor at the warmest time of the day.
Lay two tiles on the ground with the pegs of one module aligned over the loops of another. Step firmly onto them to lock the pegs into the loops and clip together garage flooring.
Lay a single row of tiles along the garage wall, leaving a 1/4″ to 1/2″ gap between it and the flooring.
Continue your installation across the garage door forming an “L” shape with your garage flooring.
Fill in the “L” by moving across the garage opening and down the longest wall repeatedly.
Cut the floor to any size or shape using a table saw, jigsaw, utility knife, etc.. Follow manufacturer’s safety guidelines with these tools.
Celebrate your choice of RaceDeck Garage Flooring while enjoying your favorite beverage and admiring your handiwork.
Where to Start Your RaceDeck Garage Floor Installation
Now you’ve got your new floor and you’re ready to go–where do you start?
Here’s an important tip for your RaceDeck Garage Floor: Make sure your entire garage floor, including the edges, is within the boundaries of your garage and inside of the garage door so that it can close properly.
How to Install RaceDeck Garage Flooring at Garage Door Railing
Is your garage door railing preventing your floor from reaching the edges of your garage like you want it to?
You can cut the bottom inch off of the railing and slide your flooring underneath it, without affecting the functionality of your garage door.
How To Replace & Remove a Single Garage Tile
Your RaceDeck garage floor, interlocks using a patented PowerLock® system, which is one loop and one peg, which positively interlock. If you need to disengage this system, for any reason, to remove a tile from the center of the flooring, you can do so, using a simple putty knife, while following these easy steps:
- Determine the loop and lock orientation of your floor, by checking either front corner of the garage to see which way the loops and lock are facing
- Insert the putty knife, between the modules, on the lock side of the module you wish to remove
- Gently angle the putty knife to compress each lock and remove it from the loop, repeating for each lock
- Using the putty knife, lift the bottom of the module up, so you may grab and remove from the floor
How to Separate RaceDeck Garage Flooring Tiles
Separating RaceDeck tiles is extremely easy when done correctly. This video shows how to correctly and incorrectly separate RaceDeck garage flooring.