Wide Wood Plank Flooring Install
Wide wood plank flooring requires relatively little preparation and can advance quickly once work has begin. Following some simple techniques that have been used by experienced installers, here we tell you how to install wood plank floors that last for many years. Wood floors can be greatly damage if moisture filtered through the lower plywood subfloor. To protect against this possibility, install a base as a vapor barrier.
Base rates vary. For this work, the workers used a composite of two layers of craft paper laminated with asphalt. Extend the vapor barrier to cover the entire plywood subfloor and secure with staples. When estimating wide wood plank flooring materials. Calculate the space to cover in square feet and add 10 to 15 percent to the total. Leaving a margin for the resulting wastes from the boards. Damage when cutting or defective.
Wide wood plank flooring expand and contract, sometimes quite, with changes in temperature. It is important to acclimate the tables to the room temperature before installing them. If the wood is too hot when installed. It will shrink and leave unsightly spaces between one piece and another. If the room is very cold during the installation, the tables can dent and deformed when the room temperature rises.