Hardwood Floor Self-Installation Guide
   









          • introduction- the beauty of solid oak hardwood floors
                   why 3/4 inch solid oak hardwood flooring?
                   benefits and advantages of self-installation
                   the purpose of this guide
        • chapter 1- tools required for installation
                   tools required for installation
        • chapter 2- preparing for hardwood floor installation
                   hardwood preparation and storage
                   subfloor conditions
                   doorway and wall preparation
                   undercutting the door jamb with the rotozip
        • chapter 3- installing the starting rows
                   choosing a starting point
                   laying tar/felt paper
                   installing the very first row
                   the pneumatic finish nailer
        • chapter 4- procedures for installing the floor
                   selecting the best boards
                   dry laying/racking the floor
                   installing the rows
                   the flooring nailer
        • chapter 5- problems you may encounter
                   bowed and crooked boards
                   boards missing the tongue
                   boards that vary in width
                   protruding nails
                   adjusting the alignment
                   boards that need to be custom cut
        • chapter 6- switching the direction of the floor
                   switching the direction of the floor
                   making a spline
        • chapter 7- installing the end rows
                   installing the end rows
                   installing the final row
                   make a donation

Introduction.htmlWhy_3_4_Inch_Solid_Oak_Hardwood_Flooring.htmlBenefits_and_Advantages_of_Self-Installation.htmlThe_Purpose_of_This_Guide.htmlChapter_1.htmlTools_Required_for_Installation.htmlChapter_2.htmlHardwood_Preparation_and_Storage.htmlSubfloor_Conditions.htmlDoorway_and_Wall_Preparation.htmlUndercutting_the_Door_Jamb_With_the_RotoZip.htmlChapter_3.htmlChoosing_a_Starting_Point.htmlLaying_Tar_Felt_Paper.htmlInstalling_the_Very_First_Row.htmlThe_Pneumatic_Finish_Nailer.htmlChapter_4.htmlSelecting_the_Best_Boards.htmlDry_Laying_Racking_the_Floor.htmlInstalling_the_Rows.htmlThe_Flooring_Nailer.htmlChapter_5.htmlBowed_and_Crooked_Boards.htmlBoards_Missing_the_Tongue.htmlBoards_That_Vary_in_Width.htmlProtruding_Nails.htmlAdjusting_the_Alignment.htmlBoards_That_Need_to_be_Custom_Cut.htmlChapter_6.htmlSwitching_the_Direction_of_the_Floor.htmlMaking_a_Spline.htmlChapter_7.htmlInstalling_the_End_Rows.htmlInstalling_the_Final_Row.htmlMake_a_Donation.htmlshapeimage_2_link_0shapeimage_2_link_1shapeimage_2_link_2shapeimage_2_link_3shapeimage_2_link_4shapeimage_2_link_5shapeimage_2_link_6shapeimage_2_link_7shapeimage_2_link_8shapeimage_2_link_9shapeimage_2_link_10shapeimage_2_link_11shapeimage_2_link_12shapeimage_2_link_13shapeimage_2_link_14shapeimage_2_link_15shapeimage_2_link_16shapeimage_2_link_17shapeimage_2_link_18shapeimage_2_link_19shapeimage_2_link_20shapeimage_2_link_21shapeimage_2_link_22shapeimage_2_link_23shapeimage_2_link_24shapeimage_2_link_25shapeimage_2_link_26shapeimage_2_link_27shapeimage_2_link_28shapeimage_2_link_29shapeimage_2_link_30shapeimage_2_link_31shapeimage_2_link_32shapeimage_2_link_33shapeimage_2_link_34

3/4” Solid Oak Hardwood Flooring

 
“Beautify your home              with 3/4” solid oak                      ahardwood flooring”

    Very often when people come to the decision to install 3/4” solid oak hardwood flooring themselves,  they come to the problem of not being able to find a guide that can teach them how to do so.  This common predicament is what inspired us to write a detailed guide on how to install 3/4” solid oak hardwood flooring. 

    This guide is organized in the most effective and helpful way possible, with pictures to help you along the way.  We hope that your do-it-yourself experience is very rewarding, satisfying, memorable and worth-while like it has been for us.  Good luck!

 

Copyright © 2009 woodfloorinstallationguide.com Inc. All rights reserved. All information contained

within this website is protected by U.S. copyright laws. This material may not be published, reproduced, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission. You may freely link to this site and use it for non-commercial use.