We are usually drawn to the beauty and aesthetic of a floor but the reality is, true enjoyment of a floor comes from how well it performs. To this extent, a properly levelled substrate is the best indicator of the sustainability and survival of your flooring investment. 

To set yourself up for success, ensure that your substrate is clean, dry, sound, & flat. Doing so will ensure your flooring boards will have the right foundation to stay aligned and together. 

Many flooring manufacturers also specify moisture and levelling expectations that must be met in order for warranties to be valid. Doing your homework and taking the proper due diligence with the installation of your floor will help you avoid heart ache and unforeseen expenses. 

Here are some additional resources that may prove useful as you move forward on your flooring journey. 

GUIDE TO SUBFLOORS USED UNDER WOOD FLOORING by Catherine Liewen 

MAKE SURE YOUR SUBFLOOR IS CLEAN, DRY, SOUND, & FLAT by Matt Skowron

 

ATHLETES WAY

Builder  Alair Homes 

Designer  Gaile Guevara

 

BEACH AVE PENTHOUSE

Builder  Alair Homes

Designer  Interior Design Group

 

Post & Photos by: Hector Cabrera

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