About Uptown Floors
Preparation For Hardwood Floors
Proper Sub Floors
Which Way To Install Floor?
Types of sub floors from concrete to wood and terrazzo. Proper conditions.
What looks better? Floors running long ways or sideways? Can depend on the type of sub floor. Diagonal installations.
Self explanatory but we go into more detail on what’s needed for the job.
Failure to perform moisture testing or being aware of potential problems can lead to failure. It happens too frequently!
Trends in Hardwood Flooring
It’s not about time but what the environment is going to be like after the installation.
What’s popular in styles and color? What parts of the home are often used for wood floors. Prefinished, unfinished.
Tips To Avoid Problems
Probably the most important aspect of any successful installation. Yet so many ignore.
Can’t miss this section! It can be a matter of success or failure. Don't be like this guy!
Hardness? An Urban Myth
Allowing Proper Expansion Space
It should not be about how hard a floor is, but some species work better than others.
Most inexperienced installers fail on this guideline. It's another important element to a successful job done.
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