Category: Solid wood floor fitting

lowering the impact sound of a wood floor

I get asked regularly how to lower the impact sound of ‘wood floor coverings’. By ‘wood floor’ I’m referring to solid and engineered floors. The advice in this article is aimed at people that haven’t yet installed their floor and

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Best tools for cutting floor beading

Many people prefer to install their own wood type flooring. Whether be it for a laminate, engineered, or solid wood floor. Time and time again I see a relatively good job of the flooring itself but often, well, let’s not

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What to do..fire hearth not installed and you’re having a wood floor fitted

You’ve not installed your fire hearth yet and you’re having a wood floor fitted, what do you do? What are your options? How do you manage this for the best possible cosmetic appearance. Well, luckily you’ve found this article and

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Finishing a wood floor at a stone fire hearth

With any wood type floor from Solid wood laminate, the way it looks around a fire hearth is massively important. A fire hearth is the focal point of any room. A place where your eyes and your visitors naturally gravitate.

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Why you should NOT install a wood floor straight on top of an old parquet floor!

It’s a questioned often asked and pops up frequently in online discussions.┬áCan a wood floor be installed straight on top of an old parquet floor? Well, the answer is clearly going to be subjective, but within the contents of this

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Herringbone Oak Installation Start to Finish

Be Warned! This article is relatively detailed and lengthy. It encapsulates the installation of a fully bonded (adhered/glued down) herringbone oak solid block 22 mm wood floor. This article is NOT a how to guide, although you will gain some

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Can a wood floor be fitted beneath skirting boards without removing them?

Everyone wants a crisp neat look to their wood floor. To achieve this, by far the best way is to have the wood floor fitted beneath the skirting boards. The alternative being with the use of a moulding or beading

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Difference Between An Undercut Door Frame And Not

In the world of wood floor installations, undercutting is a main factor to consider. Undercutting a door frame to allow a wood floor to slip underneath can absolutely make an installation. Not undercutting can see all that hard work of

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What Tool Can Be Used To Cut A Door Frame Ready For Wood Flooring

One of the absolute necessities of a neat professional finish when installing a solid wood, engineered or laminate floor is the ability to cut into door frames and architraves so the flooring can be neatly slid under. This is by

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How To Stop Sub-Floor Moisture From Damaging Your New Wood Floor

This is one of the biggest questions for people spending a small fortune on a new wood floor and rightly so! Who wants to throw their money down the drain?! Believe me, many have and many will. By finding this

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