Have you decided to install flooring in your home? If like so, then you do it by yourself or call professionals to install flooring in your home? Are you interested in Do-it-Yourself? Well, it’s an excellent idea and you can learn a lot from installing floorings.
In order to do flooring by yourself, you need flooring tools to accomplish it. Do you know what are the tools required to install floorings? Keep continue your reading to know!!
Tools you need to install floorings:
By installing flooring by yourself, you can save considerable money. The installation of flooring requires paying some fixed amount for professionals and other labors. Meanwhile, they also charge for additional works such as removing furniture, cleaning the floor, and like more.
Therefore, if you want to reduce spending money on all these processes, then doing it by yourself is the right choice. But, to install any kind of flooring in your home, you need to have most common tools and as well as some special tools based on the type of materials used to the floor.
For example, if you decided to install bamboo flooring in your home, then you need some special kind of tools for dealing with this kind of materials. In this section, I’m going to give you the both most commonly required and as well as special tools required for installing bamboo flooring.
#1: Circular saw
This is a kind of rounded saw and it is used to cut the wooden pieces.
While installing bamboo materials on your floor, you need to screw it fit on the original floor. So, you need to have a screwdriver to remove and tighten the screws.
#3: Electric driller
In order to make holes on wooden materials, you need electric driller. If you use a hand screwdriver to tighten the screws, it takes some more time. At such a case, it is better to use electric driller.
Prybar is used to remove the damaged piece while installing wooden flooring and it also used to hold the final board while positioning and nailing it down.
#5: Butt chisel
The butt chisel is used to remove the baseboard along with its walls, if necessary.
This tool has a smaller point on the end and it is attached to the hammer to drive deeper on the wooden surfaces.
#7: Tape measure
A tape measure is a very common but very important tool for flooring. Prior to starting flooring, you need to measure the length and width of the room, so that you can buy required quantity of flooring materials and can fit it on the floor perfectly.
Apart from that, it is also essential for measuring boards, and cutting the boards to required length.
#8: Chalk line
While cutting boards, you need to measure and mark the required length. A chalk line is required wherever you used a tape measure. Instead of the chalk line, you can also make use laser line to avoid mess up on the wooden pieces.
These are the tools that you need to install bamboo flooring in your home.