How to Lay Engineered Wood Flooring

How to Lay Engineered Wood Flooring

How To Lay Engineered Wood Flooring | Engineered Wood Flooring InstallationHow To Lay Engineered Wood Flooring | Engineered Wood Flooring Installation

Engineered wood flooring is a great way to add warmth and beauty to your home, and it's relatively easy to install! As someone who has been in the flooring trade for over 20 years, I know how important it is to ensure that the job is done properly. offers a wide range of both solid and engineered wood flooring, so no matter what look you are going for, you are sure to find something to suit your needs.


Steps to Follow for Successful Tongue & Groove Installation


To ensure you get a successful installation, here are a few tips to follow:


  1. Start with a clean, dry, and level subfloor.
  2. Make sure you leave an expansion gap around the perimeter of the room, as well as any other fixed objects.
  3. Use a moisture barrier to protect your floor from damage caused by moisture.
  4. Glue down the planks, making sure the glue is evenly spread.
  5. Secure the planks to each other using a tongue and groove system.
  6. Finish up by caulking the expansion gap and trimming off any excess material.

As a home owner, safety, quality and efficiency are always at the forefront of my mind. When I installed engineered wood flooring in my own home, I made sure to follow these steps to the letter. As a result, I was delighted with the finished product - my wife Felicity, our sons Gus and Frank, and our dog Blue all love the new flooring!


By following these steps, you can ensure a successful installation of your engineered wood flooring! The wide selection of solid wood and engineered wood flooring available on means that you can find the perfect flooring for your home.


Please Note: This process only applies to tongue & groove engineered wood flooring and a different process may be required depending on your chosen installation method. Please contact us for more information if you are unsure.