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

Wood Floor Installation

As soon as you know what type of hardwood flooring you want, you will consider the installation afterwards. The following list are the top 10 most popular questions about wood floor installation:

1. Is it allowed to install wood flooring above whatever sub-floor?

Yes, you are allowed to install the hardwood flooring above many types of sub-floor. The 3 ¼ inch of solid woods can be mounted only over the OSB content or plywood. However, the engineered wood could be mounted above both plywood and concrete.

2. Can ¾ inch solid wood flooring be set up above concrete?

Yes it can, it is possible to install a ¾ inch solid wood flooring above concrete if only a timber sub-floor exists.

3. Are the solid wood floorings installed only above grade? Why?

Absolutely yes, for the reason that solid hardwood flooring are very prone to humidity rather than the engineered floors. They must be installed only on the above and on-grade level of the flooring using the nailing method.

The engineered wood floor, on the other hand has a process called cross-ply wherein the floors are decreases in the contraction and expansion of the boards and permits them to be fixed up in any part of the home.

4. What is the best installation method should I pick?

You could pick whichever you like in the three ways of installing hardwood such as nail-down, floating and glue-down. Glue-down and floating methods are considered in the concrete sub-floor surface. Thus, if ever the sub-floor is timber, the entire three ways will do the work.

5. What will be the moisture content that a wood sub-floor could tolerate?

The moisture content of the wood sub-floor should not surpass twelve percent.

6. Can a floating floor will really move?

Some movement is probable to a floating floor because it expands and contract as a part. It is advisable to leave a space everywhere in the flooring to provide the expansions.

7. Could a wood floor be installed above the radiant temperature?

Every species as long as it is an engineered flooring, except Brazilian Cherry (Jatoba), could be mounted above the radiant exposure. When it comes to a classic flooring with ¾ inch dimension, it should not be mounted above the radiant temperature.

8. How many hours would it be taken when installing a timber floor?

The professional installers could actually install a pre-finished glue or nail-down with a 300 square feet in each 24 hours.

9. Is it possible to install timber floorboards in the kitchen?

Of course, the wood flooring could be mounted in the kitchen, then it could execute very well in a particular yet simple defensive procedures be taken. For instance, all of the chair legs need to have a floor shield that must be replaced occasionally. As well as the front stove, an island or sink, must have a small rug in each area. Then, make it certain to wipe the spills right away, sweep the floor as necessary and then use an entry door mat to hook the debris and dirt.

10. Do all hardwood flooring planks must be acclimatized?

The ¾ inch solid wood flooring must be acclimatized to an atmosphere with a regular moisture condition wherein it needs to be installed in 24 hours. The engineered type of wood could be keep on their enclosed boxes, meaning it is not a must to be acclimatize up until the installation.

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100 N Brand Blvd.,
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