Wood Flooring Glendale, 818-748-8738, 100 N Brand Blvd., Glendale, CA 90071

Wood Floor Installation Glendale

The floating hardwood floors are made up of a variety of wood species such as red oak which is a multiple thin ply layers and adhere together. It has a core layer of hardwood or a Baltic Birch wood type of stuff and integrated by a tongue and groove structure.

The top veneer is called the wear layer which is pressed and glued with different thickness. It depends upon the manufacturer to make a decision whether to allow or not the engineered flooring to be installed using the floating method. Aside from where do the floating is made, you need also the following basic understanding:

Diversity of Styles

Actually, there are many decorative styles do the floating flooring has. One of this style is called Longstrip which means a traditional top wear layer. Longstrip has that top hardwood layer in each board which has a visual look of 2 or 3 thin rows. Every plank has a piece of between 15 and 35 that made up the wear layer in every sheet.

The boards will depend upon the style selected that could be from 3 to 8 inches broad and the greatest length is from 4 to 8 feet. There are boards also that is designed with phased out visual appearance as two planks sided on wide plank. Also, there are strips which look like 3 planks side by side of the large panel.

For the reason of the advance attractiveness of installed floating method, a lot of engineered flooring companies that formerly allowed only stapled or glue down are currently allowing their engineered hardwood floors selection to be drifted.

The Installation Method for Floating Hardwood Floors

The popular traditional method of floating wood floor installation is the gluing and click-lock design. The gluing down method takes place by just applying an adhesive to the groove in the edges of each board. Do not put on too much glue because it could squeeze up into the peak of the hardwood floors if putting boards collectively.

If ever the too much squeezing of glue happened, just simply take a cloth rag or a wet paper towel, and then wipe some excess adhesive before it dries. Remember that, ensure an underlayment pad placed over the sub-floor prior to the gluing process.

Click lock design on the other hand, makes installing an engineered floating wood flooring as quick, easy and very safe. Its innovative design leads the manufacturers to switch their system. Then, they use this click lock system. You don’t have to use glue method in this kind of machinery, just a click and lock it with all your might. In that way, you eliminate messes like glue in the grooves in that installation process. Simply fold it down and gently tap the board.

The Benefits of Installing Floating Hardwood Floors

The engineered floating floors for instance is very strong due to the fact that it has 3 to 7 plywood layers, a thin sheet of timber. Aside from less liable to increase and reduction floating, it is a great option for summer homes wherein the hotness will turn lower when nobody’s home. It also permits freer steady movement in countries with humidity alteration because it didn’t attach to the sub-floor.

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