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Cork Floating Flooring: DIY Installation by Vikram kumar





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Cork Floating Flooring: DIY Installation


 
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Cork floors have become increasingly more popular of late for several reasons. They look very good and they have excellent insulating properties, which help keep the temperature in the home well regulated. Moreover, their cushioning properties act as a shock absorber, providing a yielding surface to walk on that is not detrimental to the knees and other joints.

In addition to its long list of benefits, cork floor is also environmentally friendly, which can be a huge influencing factor with more and more people everywhere. Today, everybody is looking for ways in which they can use environmentally friendly products and cork definitely belongs to this category. It is made using only the bark of the tree after which the tree is left alone for about nine years to regrow its bark. This bark harvesting is done very carefully and with as little damage as possible to the tree.

If you are a kind of DIY person and you would like to install your cork floor on your own, you are in luck. These types of flooring are very easy to install. What you need to do at first is to get cork floating flooring. You will see that these are quite distinctive in that they are manufactured with a groove and ridge system that allow the tiles to be interlocked with each other. This makes them easier to install as the alignment comes automatically and you do not have to spend a lot of time on that. Instead, you just have match the tongue and groove together and click into place. They align automatically. Moreover, you do not even have to use any kind of adhesive to glue them to the sub floor.

So without any further ado, here’s how you can install cork floating flooring on your own.

The tools needed are:

Chisel Carpenter wood glue Measure tape Saw Wedges Crowbar Wooden battens Ruler

First you will need to take measurements of the floor area. As with any project of this type, it is important to take accurate measurements. Don’t just measure more or less or you could get it entirely wrong and end up buying less or too many tiles.

Next you need to make sure that the surface area where you are going to lay the tiles is even and flat and devoid of any moisture. Dampness on the subfloor can seep into the cork tiles and damage them and an uneven subfloor makes for shabby and bumpy flooring, which is definitely not something you want.

Now you are ready to lay down your cork flooring. When doing this, make sure you start a few millimeters from the wall. Then start placing the panels one after the other in rows till you have covered the entire surface. When you reach the end if the entire tile does not fit into the space, you may need to cut it down. Do this neatly with a sharp knife. That’s it. You’re done. Now let it set for about a day before you walk over it.

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