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  1. Flooring
    The flooring I want to lay is 3-strip engineered flooting floor. The installation tips for single-strip boards describe how important it is to stagger the board lengths in a random manner, so that the ends don't line up or form an obvious pattern. But 3-strip means that each board that I lay...
  2. Flooring
    We have chosen a hardwood that has 8' planks. From what I've read, it is normal to stagger the boards. However, given the length of the boards and the dimensions of our room, we could align the ends of every second run. Do installers ever do this? Or is staggering the norm? We will be...
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