Hardwood Floor Installation

What does it take to install a hardwood floor yourself? Find out here.

Depending on the type of hardwood floor you’ve chosen, the installation directions will vary. Below is a summary of things to do no matter what type of hardwood you choose. Please refer to your detailed installation instructions for your product type before installing any hardwood flooring yourself.


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Hardwood Installation Step [1-8]
  • BEFORE YOU BEGIN: Carefully read our detailed installation instructions.
  • Be sure the floor you’re laying over is dry, clean and flat.
  • Gently remove wall base, millwork, or trim you’ll re-use.
  • Have all recommended tools and materials on hand.
  • Properly acclimate the hardwood according to the instructions.