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pologuy1 06-07-2011 09:36 PM

Flooring Advice from expert Ravee Patel
 
Hi, I am from the UK....I've always wanted to do the hardwood flooring in my house. There is a public television show starring a guy named Ravee Patel. He shows installing the flooring to be so easy. Is it something one can do who has no experience? As encouraging as its shown on the screen, I don't want to waste money if it is too tough.

RhodesHardwood 06-07-2011 10:52 PM

The guy is probably making it look easy but their is a lot involved. Why risk your investment of the flooring material. If you want to tackle the job yourself I would suggest doing a lot of research. Some topics to familiarize yourself with are; acclimation, expansion gaps, moisture testing, humidity, layout, underlayments, fastening methods, & what hardwood is needed for what subfloor just to name a few.

pologuy1 06-08-2011 02:48 AM

Thanks so much for the reply. I think im gonna go ahead and do it and follow detailed instructions.

pologuy1 06-08-2011 02:41 PM

I went to ikea today, and purchased all the lumbar. Here we go! i will keep you all posted with the project. Wish me luck :)


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