Can You Float A Solid Wood Floor?

Floating a Solid Wood Floor

Can You Float A Solid Wood Floor? | Floating Floor InstallationCan You Float A Solid Wood Floor? | Floating Floor Installation

As a flooring professional with over 20 years of experience in the trade, I'm here to tell you that yes, you can float solid wood flooring. Floating wood floors are an excellent option for any homeowner looking to install a wood floor without having to use nails or glue.

I know what you're thinking - isn't floating a wood floor a bit of a risky business? Well, that depends on who you ask. As a homeowner who focuses on safety, quality and efficiency, I'm confident in saying that floating a solid wood floor is a great way to get a stunning, durable floor that's easy to install.

To float a wood floor, the planks are simply interlocked together and then laid on top of a foam or cork underlayment. This eliminates the need for a subfloor, making it a faster and easier installation. It also helps to provide greater sound insulation, which is great news for my wife Felicity and two sons, Gus and Frank, who don't always appreciate my sports-watching habits!

At, we understand that when it comes to choosing the right flooring, quality is paramount. That's why we provide a wide range of solid and engineered wood flooring options so you can find the perfect one for your home. From oak and walnut to birch, you'll find everything you need to create a beautiful, hard-wearing floor that will last.

We also have a team of experienced professionals on hand to provide advice and assistance with every step of the installation process, from choosing the right underlayment to providing tips on how to float the floor. So, if you're looking for a practical, cost-effective way to install a wood floor in your home, floating is definitely an option worth considering.

And don't forget - if it's just the look and feel of a wood floor that you want, there are plenty of amazing options available that don't require floating. With so many different options, you're sure to find something that will suit your style and budget.

So there you have it - floating a solid wood floor is an easy and cost-effective way to get a stunning, durable floor that's easy to install. So why not take a look at the range of wood flooring options available at and start creating your dream home today?

Oh, and don't forget to give Blue the dog a treat for me - he's been our loyal companion through the entire process!