Sunday, March 11, 2018

How to Install Hardwood Floors

Few days ago I had visited one of my cousin’s home for joining the party. His house was amazingly attractive for the structural condition such as coloring, furnishing, gardening and some others. When I put my feet on the floor, I feel like to have the flooring ideas for mine.

I asked to my cousin about the flooring ideas and about his own floors. He gave me a short ideas on how to install hardwood floors in the homes or offices. He said he is using the hardwood flooring since he built his home about 11 years ago. Now the flooring still looks like the new and just installed. Here in this article you will know how to install hardwood floors easily.

How to install hardwood floors is a DIY (do it yourself) topic. DIY means anyone can do it himself without others’ help. This DIY job just requires attention more than you pay the price. Obviously the cost of how to install hardwood floors is less than you are thinking now. Before you start your hardwood floors installation measure the floors. This will help you to have the right amount and size of hardwood floors. Now buy the best hardwood floors according to your investment on how to install hardwood floors checking the quality.


Clean the floors and keep the debris, dust or dirty things out of the floors. Erase the old adhesives or any dried substances. Again, clear the floors placing the furniture to other place. Now you need to let the hardwood boards acclimated where you want to install hardwood floors. Keep your room temperature and the hardwood quite equal. Acclimation is important while you are searching for long lasting hardwood floors installation. If you want to start on wet day, then you can’t get the perfect result. Wet or cold weather is adverse weather of how to install hardwood floors.

Now select a start point and start flooring carefully. Now let the first rows of hardwood floors. Make sure you are putting the hardwood rightly. You can mark up the floors and cover whole floors with asphalt papers. Start nailing after you make holes on the woods and adjust with the floors with adhesives. Use different shaped or patterned hardwood floors sequentially to express the stylish look. Complete installing all the hardwood floors on the clean floors. Keep in mind you need to floor the hardwood straightly. If you make any mistake, the floors will be jagged and the nails will come out quicker. And then you may have your hardwood floors damaged. Cut the uneven corners of the hardwood floors with saw. Now install the baseboard and shoe molding to fill the expansion gaps.

After doing all of this, you will have your flooring ready to use. If you know the basic of how install hardwood floors, you can do it on the stairs, near fireplace, drawing room or other places. If you can’t help yourself, you can contact the expert hardwood floors installer for better help.


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