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Things To Know About Hardwood Floor Installation Los Angeles

by Alex M. Worked as a Business Development Manager

Whatever your role is in the floor buying journey, installation must play a crucial role in your decision-making. Who’s going to install it?

How and where would you opt for hardwood floor installation Los Angeles? These kinds of things can actually affect the budget along with timeline. For this consider them from the beginning to ensure the best results.

Think Where You’re Going To Install

Carefully check out the product specifications and instructions before buying. You must that a majority of hardwood products are at all not recommended for bathroom or laundry room installations.

If you plan on installing in the basement or over concrete slab or a radiant heating system, consider engineered hardwood instead of solid hardwood.

Know The Installation Options Available

Recommended installation methods may differ in every product. Solid hardwood should be nailed, stapled or glued down.

However, engineered wood can often be floated. This means the planks connect to each other and not the subfloor. Floating hardwood floor installation Los Angeles is surely DIY-friendly.

Decide Whether To DIY Or Hire Experts

If you plan to do it yourself, it is undoubtedly the fastest and easiest for choosing an engineered flooring product that can be floated. Hardwood installation requiring staples, nails or glue can really be challenging—even for experienced DIYers.

If you decide to hire a professional, ask your flooring retailer to recommend a professional installer, or someone who they have successfully referred before. This will give you peace of mind that your floor is being installed correctly.


Read The Instructions Beforehand

Your particular product instructions cover enough information about the supplies needed and what you can expect throughout every step of the process. Read every word carefully to ensure you are completely prepared. 

 Gather All Your Supplies

Read the instructions thoroughly and make a list of extra tools and materials you would need. While requirements can from one product to another, your list must include items such as trims and moldings underlayment, staples, glue, nails, and other miscellaneous items.

Ready The Room

Move all furniture out of the way. In fact, if necessary remove and dispose of the old flooring. Try to be gentle when pulling off the floor or wall base, trim or millwork that you are planning on reusing.

Ensure The Subfloor Is Flat, Dry And Clean

If this is not, conduct repairs that are necessary before you start with the hardwood floor installation Los Angeles.

Acclimate Flooring, If Necessary

Don’t skip this essential step at all. This is mainly because it gives the hardwood time for adjusting to the room’s real environment. All solid hardwood needs to be acclimated, but it this is not necessary for engineered products. Check your instructions.

Follow All The Instructions

Closely review the product instructions. The importance of some steps may seem minor in the moment, but if you overlook it may cause big problems later during the installation process—for instance, establishing the starting point and properly preparing the subfloors.

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About Alex M. Advanced   Worked as a Business Development Manager

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