Flooring installation can be a complex and time-consuming process, but with the right tools and knowledge, it can be a successful DIY project. Here is an overview of flooring installation:
Preparation: Before installing any type of flooring, it is important to prepare the subfloor. The subfloor should be clean, level, and free of debris. Any existing flooring should be removed, and the subfloor should be inspected for any damage or structural issues.
Underlayment: Underlayment is a layer of material that is placed between the subfloor and the flooring. It provides extra cushioning, noise reduction, and moisture protection. Some types of flooring, such as laminate and engineered hardwood, require underlayment.
Installation: Flooring can be installed in several ways, including glue-down, nail-down, staple-down, or floating. The installation method will depend on the type of flooring being installed and the condition of the subfloor.
Finishing: Once the flooring is installed, it should be finished with a protective layer of sealant or finish. This will help to protect the flooring from scratches, stains, and wear and tear.
Maintenance: To keep the flooring looking its best, it is important to follow the manufacturer’s recommendations for maintenance. This may include regular cleaning, polishing, and refinishing.
New Trendz flooring installers work with our clients to carefully measure, plan, prepare, and give the attention to detail to install all flooring types.