DIY: Tools you need to install laminate and hardwood flooring

June 4, 2013 – 9:14 pm

Here is a list of tools used by Vancouver flooring specialist and if you have these tools and know how to use them your next flooring project will go smooth. Safety above all should always be on top of your list specially when using any type of cutting power tools.

  • Hammer
  • Tapping block
  • Crow bar
  • Pull bar
  • Spacers
  • Chisel
  • Measuring tape
  • Chop or sliding miter saw
  • Table saw
  • Jam saw ( cuts underneath doors to tuck flooring )
  • Diamond disc grinder( sometimes you need to grind the subfloor to flatten it)
  • Cleat nailer ( if you’re doing a nail down application on hardwood)
  • Compressor and gun

These are the most common tools used by flooring installers there are other tools for various applications but if you have these tools you can get mostly any job done.

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