When it comes to fitting Solid Wood Flooring Installation there isn't a lot of difference between engineer fitting and solid wood, the main difference is solid wood tends to come in tongue and groove system (T&G) and is usually glue or nailed down uk.

wood flooring installation

Initial Survey

Initial Survey

Failing to plan is planning to fail - well we plan so we done fail, we make appointment to make a survey of the rooms that need work, we measure and bring samples for you to choose from. We wright down what has been agreed so there is no problems along the job.

Date of Job

Date of Job

Our fitters will have a copy of what has been agreed and go over the job with you before they start, and taking any comments you have onboard.

All agreed remedial work

All Agreed remedial Work

All repairs and removals that have been agreed will start, if there turn out to be issue that were not anticipated the fitter will inform the owner if appropriate toi do, or they will call office and a member of the team will call the owner. 

Main work starts

Main Work Starts

Depending on if you are having a new floor fitted, repair work or restoration will depend on next stage.

Finishing around edges

Finishing around edges

If it's wood block the border will be put in, if others floor edges will be finished.

Depending on product

Depending on proiduct

If you are having a prefinished floor installed that door trims and fitting will be finished, if un finished then the floor will be sanded ready for sealing, and the same if your having an old floor refurbished. 

Engineered wood flooring installation

When it comes to fitting Engineered there isn't a lot of difference between engineer fitting and solid wood, the main difference is engineered tends to come with a locking system so you can float the floor over underlay, but solid wood floor is usually clue or nail down. 

Repair damage wood flooring

Skill saw threw the middle

Saw two lines through the length of the damaged board, take it close to each end, but be careful not to cut the adjacent boards. 

Chisel out the middle

Chisel out the wood in the middle of the two cuts you made, be sure not to damage agent boards. 

Sand the Flooring Area

Sand the area were you replaced wood to remove any old wood and give the new wood a surface to adhere to. 

Remove bottom tongue

Cut replacement planks for the patch to length. Adjusting table saw blade to remove the bottom portion of each plank's grooved side to allow it to drop in rather than fitting on the tongue. Tap with a mallet to seat. 

Face Nail Down

face nail the board down, or glue it down and place heavy weight on top till dried. Ensure it is well dry before removing weight as there is no tongue and groove to hold i tion place. 

Lavel boards

Ensure the two floors are completely level, as un level boards will stand out and be an eye saw, and a trip hazard. 

Finish Sanding Flat

Perform a final sanding with a block and fine sandpaper, staying within the borders of the target planks 

Stain Flooring

If the floor was a different colour to the new wood you will need to stain the new board.

Apply Sealant

Apply suitable finish, either seal or oil/wax.