HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR WOOD FLOOR
There are a number of points to check when choosing a new wood floor and some of these will depend on the type of floor available to you:
What is your Sub Floor (existing floor)
Do you have under floor heating?
Is the room a south facing conservatory or basement (below ground level)?
Are you fitting in a bathroom or kitchen?
Your subfloor is very important as this will need to be flat, dry and suitable for laying a wood floor on.
For timber floor subfloors, you must ensure that your floor is flat and that it is free from any type of woodworm or rot. All boards should be securely screwed or nailed down before laying a new wooden floor otherwise boards will start to creak. When you have a timber floor you can nail, glue or float your wood floor (glue tongue and groove together and use an underlay between the …