install solid wood flooring

Armstrong Flooring provides all the tips you need on how to install hardwood flooring. Even for experienced DIY enthusiasts, installing hardwood floors with staples, nails or glue can be challenging. We highly it will be installed. We recommend acclimating all solid hardwood, but it isn't necessary for engineered wood.

Give a room a new look by laying real or solid wood flooring by following our how to guide.

Installation of solid hardwood flooring has its challenges, but they can be overcome, and your floors can look their best with the unsurpassed beauty and durability of solid wood flooring. If you are comfortable with moderate to advanced DIY projects, you might consider installing hardwood flooring rather than hiring a 

Tips for Fitting an Engineered or Solid Wood Floor. It is important that you lay and treat your flooring in a way that will give you a practical, problem free and beautiful floor that is going to last you a lifetime.

Nail-down installation is the most straightforward of all solid wood flooring installation methods, and is only advised if you have a wooden sub-floor and plenty of time to focus on the job. When installing over plywood the direction you choose to lay the planks does not matter. However, if you are going to nail 

Wood flooring is one of the easiest types of floors to install. This guide provides step-by-step instructions to install solid hardwood flooring.

Manufacturer requires Solid Hardwood products acclimate for a minimum 72 hours prior to installation. Additional time may be required for 5” wide or wider products as determined by moisture content. Acclimation allows flooring to achieve equilibrium moisture content (EMC) with the installation environment. All wood 

Our quick guide to installing solid oak wood flooring includes wood preparation, laying on different types of sub floor, wood expansion and securing methods.

We always recommend utilising the services of a professional fitter prior to beginning the installation of solid or engineered wood flooring due to the complex nature of the product. The number of environmental factors which can affect the intergrity of the installation are high and can easily be overlooked by inexperienced 

Too often I have seen floors that have been improperly laid and the whole floor has had to be lifted, at huge expense and waste. There are a few key factors that must be taken into account when fitting a solid wood floor. 1. Height allowance 2. Subfloor and installation method 3. Skirting 4. Quantity to order 5. Quality and 

Detailed analysis of installing solid hardwood floors. From starting layout to finish. Proper sub floor conditions, tools, underlayment, fasteners, expansion and more is covered.

Although not always straightforward, in principle there is no reason why wood flooring can't be installed over vinyl flooring. However, like all things, that principle comes with certain caveats. One of the most important things which will need to be clarified before installing wood floor over vinyl is the make up 

There are many types of hardwood flooring available, ranging from prefinished, laminated (also called engineered) strips and planks. In other words, everything from thin plywood with a hardwood veneer layer on top, to solid-wood strips and planks. In the past, if you wanted to install your own solid-wood flooring you also 

Laminate Flooring, Solid Hardwood Flooring. Materials, Laminate is thin fiberboard topped with an image of wood or stone, itself topped with a transparent wear layer. Solid hardwood is 100% wood (unlike engineered wood, which has a plywood base). Do It Yourself Installation, Very easy. Most types of