How To Install Hardwood Flooring
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Installing hardwood flooring doesn't have to be difficult, we've provided guidelines to follow that will allow you to be the expert you didn't have to hire, saving you money and promoting the satisfaction of a home DIY (Do It Yourself) project done right.
Learning how to install hardwood flooring requires time and effort but will definitely be worth all that you put into it giving your home a natural style and sophistication.What You Need to Know First What is your subfloor made of-is it concrete or wood? If installing hardwood onto concrete, ensure that the concrete is dry by testing several different areas of the floor for excess moisture.
This is important as excess moisture is a death sentence for hardwood floors.New concrete slabs need to cure for at least 30 days prior to installing hardwood flooring.When installing hardwood flooring onto a wood subfloor of engineered or solid flooring in the staple or nail down method, an underlayment of 15 lb.
black felt paper rolled out over the wood subfloor before installing the new hardwood floor is recommended.This will help to reduce moisture from coming up underneath your new hardwood floor protecting your investment.
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