If you want to install hardwood flooring in your home, it pays to choose an installer who is familiar with the different housing throughout the city.
While any installer can put a new floor in just about any home, choosing a local company who knows the local homes and, perhaps more importantly, the techniques used by the builders and devlopers who constructed the communities, can save time and money.
Many people feel Vaughan is a relatively new community, but a look at the range of housing shows that this is not the case. From century homes in Streetsville, to post-war bungalows in Cooksville and ultra-modern condominiums near the city, Vaughan has a wide variety of all types of housing.
But choosing the right supplier means being able to recognize the signs of a good service, and that depends somewhat on whether you want a new floor or to refinish the old one.
New installation - Here are a few good things to know about new hardwood flooring installations before researching installers:
Samples of hardwood flooring installation
There are many options and possibilities when it comes to hardwood flooring installation. Few of the most common types include:
All of the above are either nailed or glued down on top of existing sub-floor. In condominiums or commercial properties where sub-floor consists of concrete, plywood is applied on top of the slab in order to allow for nailing of the floor. All glued down floors can be directly applied on top of the concrete. See diagrams below outlining different floor types, installation techniques as well as examples of transition and finishing trims commonly used.