Fitting wooden flooring, whether laminate, engineered or solid wood, is an extremely hardwearing and strong flooring for your home. The most important element of ensuring your flooring looks amazing is if it is professionally fitted. We’ve seen 100’s of cases where the keen DIY enthusiast has attempted tofit flooring themselves. The manufacturers of the wooden flooring promote the easy click system and how simply it is to fit together. This does not mean fitting laminate or other wooden flooring is easy to do.
When floor fitting wood there are many variables and obstacles to overcome to produce a seamless professional finish. These obstacles like corners, uneven floor, fitting under doors and around pipes can prove to be extremely taxing to the novice and often leads to poorly fitted flooring and unsightly areas. No matter how much you paid for the flooring, if it is badly fitted it will have a negative effect on the value of your home.
Fitting Wooden Floors to Uneven Surfaces
When fitting wooden flooring on an uneven floor there is a possibility that the wooden planks and bend and crack, especially when weight like furniture or foot traffic is added. If you are attempting to fit on an uneven floor, then it is best to speak to a professional floor fitter.
The wood flooring experts at JG Flooring can offer great advice and help, and will ultimately save you money in the long run ensuring that your wooden floor will look great for many years.
We are always being called out to homes to fix DIY disasters when someone has tried to fit flooring on an uneven floor. This has resulted in devastating results and the customer also having to re-purchase more flooring to fix the problem.
Along with the stress, mess and lengthy time to fit the floor it turned out that it was much cheaper and easier to speak to a professional floor fitter.
In the following post will explain the procedures involved in fitting wood flooring on an uneven floor…