Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Hardwood Floor Installation
How much do hardwood floor installers cost?
Hardwood flooring installers can cost around $9,603 on average. There are two things to consider in estimating the cost of hardwood flooring installers such as the cost of material per square foot and the cost of installation per square foot.
Hardwood flooring is categorized into two types known as traditional and engineered. Traditional wood costs around $3 up to $14 per square foot, whereas engineered wood can cost around $3 up to $13 per square foot.
How to remove glue from hardwood floor installation
As soon as glue lands on the floor, the installation process should be paused and a small amount of hot water and dish soap should be placed in a small bucket. The glue should be heated with a hairdryer on high heat for 1-2 minutes to melt the glue so it is wet, before scrubbing the glue with a wet rag from the hot water and soap mixture.
This process can be repeated until the glue is completely removed from the floor.
How does moisture affect my hardwood flooring?
During warm and humid summer seasons, hardwood flooring will absorb moisture from the air, causing it to swell and expand. This expansion can create pressure between the boards, which can cause the boards to cup, warp or even crack.
What is a good moisture content for hardwood floors?
In general, 12% moisture or above is too wet to install flooring, whereas 7%- 9% is seen as acceptable moisture content.