Daily Archive: March 12, 2015

Methods of Installing Timber Floors

To have timber floors in Berwick, installation has to be done. Installation is the process of fixing timber on the ground of a building with an aim of making and using it as a floor. In case one wants to install such a floor, then there are various methods that they can use to accomplish their mission.One has to make a choice that is best according to the considerations they give priorities. This will also depend on various factors. Some of the methods that one can use to install wood floors are:

Use of nails to fix the wood: When a choice to use this technique has been made, then the floor on which wood is to be fixed should be thick enough to support the new floor. Nails should be able to hold the wood tightly to the ground so that it is more stable. The question of whether the nails to be used have the ability to hold the wood well on the floor also needs an answer at this point. Otherwise this is a faster means of fixing wood to the floor.

One can use glue to fix the wood onto the ground. Glue should only be used if the thickness of the old floor is small. This will allow the new floor to have a strong grip to the ground hence a successful activity done. A good example of a floor that can be installed this way is the vinyl planks. The type of the glue to be used has also to be strong enough to tightly hold the wood onto the ground for the years to come. This will enhance the durability of the floor and so it should not be compromised. Availability of glue is an essential aspect that cannot be thrown to dogs but has to be guarded with jealousy. The floating floor can also be used. This is possible if the woods to be fixed are strong enough to float on their own and support the weight a floor has to support.

It should be noted that with a floating kind of floor, the wood that has to be fixed is placed slightly above the existing ground.A space is normally left in between the two surfaces in case aeration is a necessity. This type of installation requires highly experienced engineers to take part in their installation. The floating kind of floor has an advantage of leaving behind a space for aeration and therefore necessary materials should be used to enhance this aspect. If it is not done in the correct manner then it can possibly collapse and fall.

The method of installation used does not matter but what matters is how successful is the project. With this in mind one is likely to struggle to ensure that the best quality of work ever desired is achieved. After the installation one can make use of commercial carpets if they wish. The method of installation that one has to use should not worry them but this can be left to the engineers to make a choice for their customers.