There are many options for installing hardwood flooring. Which method you choose depends on which type of flooring. You can find solid hardwood in parquet flooring, strips and planks. Laminate wood flooring is usually installed in other ways. If you are looking for a professional hardwood floor installeryou can look it up on Unique Flooring.
No matter what flooring material you choose, the instructions and directions included in your package should be easy to find. Laminate floors can be installed following the instructions. Solid hardwood floors on the other side need to be acclimated to humidity before being installed. Therefore, the flooring must first be removed from its packaging. Laminate flooring should not be removed from the packaging until you are ready for installation.
Your installation’s success depends on your planning. Pay attention to every little detail. In order to ensure your floors are clean and free from dust, the foundation must be swept.
Make sure you measure correctly and accurately record how much flooring you will require. A good rule is to measure at least three times before you make a decision. You can take your measurements and have the staff calculate the exact flooring material that you will need. This is especially handy for those who aren’t good at math.
Glueless laminate flooring is very simple to install. This type of flooring is not glued or nailed and features a tongue-and-groove design, which allows the pieces of the flooring to snap into place.
Before you start your installation, think about how light enters the room. Laminate flooring should always be installed lengthwise.
You will find all the information you need about laminate flooring, including how to install the first plank against the wall. Also how to place spacers if required. When installing hardwood, you should always begin in the corner with a full plank at first row. Also, keep a spacer between the planks & the wall to maintain a half inch gap.