When we build a new home, it is essential to do flooring. Flooring can be done in several numbers of ways and there are so many flooring options are out there. In this article, I’m going to tell you some of the essential flooring tools used in the flooring. Are you ready to know? Lets’ go!!
Flooring is essential to our entire home and flooring for homes and commercial applications come in a wide range of colors, styles, sizes that meet your various needs and tastes. There are several numbers of flooring options are out there. Choosing the best flooring option is all up to you. The following section describes the different types of flooring in a brief manner.
Different types of flooring:
There is a wide range of flooring options are out there. Some of them are listed below.
- Hardwood flooring
- Slate flooring
- Laminate Flooring
- Concrete Flooring
- Carpet flooring and so on
Do you know? Different types of flooring require different types of flooring tools. Some of the most commonly used flooring tools are as follows,
How to install flooring?
Installing any type of flooring can be a daunting task. If you hire a professional flooring installer, they will install flooring in a fast and efficient manner. While installing the hardwood floor, it is important to protect yourself. Here is a list of tools that helps you to stay protected. They are as follows,
- Safety goggles
- Dust mask and vapor respirators
- Ear plugs and ear muffs
- Knee pads
- Work safety boots
- Heavy Gloves
- Feather Boards
- Electrical testers
And, there are some tools are widely used to protect your flooring installation precise. They are as follows,
- Wood moisture meter
- Concrete RH testing system
- Tape measure
- Solutions for straight lines and angles
Okay, let’s take a look into some of the finishing tools. They are as follows,
- Wood filler and putty:
After installing the hardwood floors, this can be used in the gaps and holes in the wood. Wood fillers are water-based and putty is oil-based. Wood fillers dry quickly when compared to the putty.
It is also one of the essential tools that are widely used for sanding the floor.
Some of the additional essential tools for wood flooring:
- Air compressor
- Shop vacuum/broom
I hope you’ve understood the various tools used for hardwood flooring.
Cleaning the hardwood flooring:
It is important to clean the hardwood floor after installing it. You can hire a professional cleaning company to clean the floor surfaces. You have to pay some amount for them. Professional cleaning company cleans your flooring surfaces in a fast and efficient manner.
What are the tools required for installing laminate flooring?
Here is a list of essential tools to install laminate flooring. They are as follows,
- Measuring tape
- Reversed jigsaw blade
- Dry erasable marker
- Undercut saw
- Tapping block and pull bar