Buying the Pergo floor pieces is not enough. Until you acquire that professional look, it may be necessary to use a number of software that may be available for free download or may be purchased. These software are also used by retail stores, contractors, builders, remodelers and Insurance inspectors.
The Flooring Manager is a free consumer application for layout of laminate floors, Pergo included. It supports the different styles and sizes of the pieces. After designing the layout, you can print the drawings and use them in real time. Also include is the click and drag feature for quick creation of any flooring project specifying user defined default methods. To download and install, follow this link: http://www.supershareware.com/info/flooring-manager.html
The Flooring Installation Cost Estimator for Excel is designed for flooring contractors, decorators, builders, remodelers and do-it-yourself individuals. It contains cost data and intelligent takeoff area calculator and automatically creates price quotations, thus enhancing your productivity and accuracy. To download and install, follow this link: http://www.supershareware.com/info/floorcost-estimator-for-excel.html
WoodenNet is yet another simple database software used to manage all the wooden products of your company. It generates catalogue, wooden library and all the product details. To download and install, follow this link: http://www.supershareware.com/info/woodennet.html
Rapid Sketch is the fastest and easiest to learn software for creating accurate floor plan layouts. This software is built for appraisers, insurance inspectors, flooring installers and anyone who may need to calculate the area and perimeter of a floor plan. To download and install, follow this link: http://www.supershareware.com/info/rapidsketch-floor-plan—area-calculator.html
The Optimum 1-D LITE is a standalone (1 dimension) Cutting list generator and linear material optimization tool which calculates and displays how to obtain the best yield from stock lengths of profiles. It leads to significant savings in material cost when estimating and ordering materials for manufacture and production. To download and install, follow this link: http://www.supershareware.com/info/optimumcut-1d-lite.html
Lastly, the On-screen Takeoff is a handy software for contractors and estimators. With it, you are able to view electronic plans and perform takeoffs fast and easily. It also allows users to organize electronic plans, calculate complex areas and volumes, count and measure curved or straight lengths, etc. To download and install, follow this link: http://www.supershareware.com/info/on-screen-takeoff.html
The list of these software is endless. They are all important tools, especially for big projects that cannot succeed without proper planning and detailed calculations. When Pergo is installed with such careful procedures, you are bound to get the value expected for your money.