Solid wood flooring is the ideal choice for any room in your home. Solid floors are made from Hardwood and come in many forms e.g. strip,plank, block and can be purchased in either oil or urethane. Solid floors can be laid unfinished and may require sanding and sealing following the installation process.
What is the best way to fit a solid wood floor?
- Glue – Full stick ( if a concrete sub-floor) or batten with trade flex glue on 250mm centers x 10mm high
- Secret nailed (if wood) – T or L nails at a 45 degree angle and 150 to 200mm intervals.
How do I stop a solid wood floor from gapping?
Wood expands and contracts with changes in humidity therefore gapping in solid wood floors cannot be completely stopped, controlling the environment.