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Installing Armstrong Floors in Your Home
Learn about the flooring installation method for all types of hard surface flooring.
We all know that Armstrong offers a variety of flooring options to fit your style and needs. What we don’t all know is how to install them. Many Armstrong floors are designed with a do-it-yourselfer in mind. For others, however, it is recommended to have a skilled professional installer to the job. Here is a summary of the different flooring types with the recommended installation method for each.
Install using nails, staples, or cleats. Some engineered floors may be installed by locking.
Experience level: Intermediate-advanced DIYer or a professional hardwood installer. A beginner or intermediate DIYer can tackle some locking installations for engineered floors, but a skilled DIYer or professional should handle glue-down, staples and cleats.
Experience level: Beginner or intermediate DIYers.
The most common installation method is a full spread adhesive installation.
Experience level: Only an experienced DIYer or professional should install resilient vinyl sheet.
Don’t forget to read all the instructions before beginning an installation to avoid problems down the road.