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How to Install Solid Hardwood Floors

Hardwood flooring installation is a big project, but you can install solid hardwood floors yourself to save money with this step-by-step video. Solid hardwood flooring has a rich, attractive appearance that adds value and style to your home.

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It’s considered mostly for installation in the living room, the kitchen, bedroom and dining room.First, make sure your subfloor is level and your hardwood flooring is acclimated to the room’s humidity and temperature according to the manufacturer’s guidelines.

To learn how to do this, watch Prepping Plywood Subfloors.Wood flooring is one of the easiest types of floors to install.


While other floors require mortar, stretching tools or floor-size patterns, you can install hardwood flooring flooring with tools you are familiar with: drills, saws and hammers. Installing hardwood flooring is a great way to save money on your project. Another great way to cut cost is by renting the tools you’ll need to get the job done.