Engineered Hardwood Floor Installation: Part 1

Engineered Hardwood Floor Installation: Part 1


Learn how to install engineered hardwood or laminate flooring with the floating installation process following this how-to video. Find more installation details here:

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Learn how to prep for installation with this video:

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25 Comments on "Engineered Hardwood Floor Installation: Part 1"


  1. I am installing a 3/8" thick tongue and grove engineered flooring. I plan on nailing through the tongue as you show, but not sure if I should use 16 or 18 gauge nails ? Help anyone?

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  2. HOW CAN YOU CALL THIS A FLOATING FLOOR WHEN YOU NAIL OR GLUE IT TO FLOOR.
    I DON'T SEE HOW IT FLOATS.

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  3. A few bad pieces ? Don't you guys buy from companies that have adequate quality control ?

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  5. for a 5/8 Bamboo, staples 18ga or finish nails? I tried cleats 16 and break everything and I am also afraid of 18 cleats!

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  6. After installing the floating floor, does hiding the expansion gap somehow is necessary, or it should be visible?

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  7. what was that sander that was being use on the concrete floor in video, I have a slight imperfections in concrete can I use that tool?

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  8. does anyone know what the tool cutting the tongue down to a sizable height toward the end is called?

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  9. This looks amazing. It is really tough installing engineered wood, it takes a lot of time and hard work. I really appreciate the work of carpenters who invest their time and energy in making the house more beautiful.
    https://www.reclaimedflooringco.us/product/engineered-reclaimed-french-oak-renaissance/

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