Hardwood Floor Installation

First Class Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood Floor Installation

Serving Greater Chicago, The Northwest Suburbs, and Northshore

Hardwood Floor Installation

At Sexton Hardwood Flooring, we are a one-stop shop. That means we carry the highest quality products and a staff of highly trained hardwood floor installation professionals. We know that your home is your pride and joy, and we want you to love your home from top to bottom, and that means professionally installed floors is the way to go.

There are many DIY blogs teaching how to install hardwood floors on your own, but this is very risky, especially if you are a novice at hardwood floor installation. The Sexton installation teams have years of expertise in the trade and have been trained to treat each floor like a work of art. Our installers are experts in all types of flooring installations such as nail down and staple down methods for hardwood and engineered flooring, as well as glue down and click floating floors. Whatever the type you choose, we are prepared to do the job right the first time.

The truth is that you are paying good money to have top quality products, so if one step goes wrong with your DIY hardwood floor installation, all of that money will go to waste. Whether we are installing laminate or any type of hardwood flooring, we will ensure that your will floor be installed professionally, according to product specifications.

Should I install that beautiful floor on my own?

Hiring a professional is efficient, and will save you time and money if something goes wrong. When you hire the Sexton hardwood floor installation team to lay your new floors, you will be proud of our pristine installation. You will have peace of mind in knowing that an experienced, knowledgeable and reputable company installed your hardwood flooring.

What preparations are required before installation?

Prior to your hardwood floor installation, you should move all of your furniture, accessories, and decorations out of the room in which the floor is going to be installed. The room should be completely empty so that the installation team can get to work as soon as they arrive on site. Leave it to our team to do the rest.

Should I leave the house during the installation?

You can leave the house while the installation is underway; however, it is a good idea to be nearby or a phone call away in case the installation team has any questions or if difficulties arise.

How long will the installation take?

The average installation job will take us about 2-3 days, but this time is dependent on the work spectrum and the square footage of the room.. Calling and booking an appointment for an estimate will ensure the most accurate time frame for the length of your project.

Methods of floor installation

There are a number of methods of hardwood floor installation, which are dependent on the type of product chosen for the flooring.

  • Hardwood has to be nailed or stapled down to the wooden subfloor, crossing joist with an underlay moisture barrier required.
  • Engineered hardwood has the option of being nailed down (wooden subfloor), glued down (on wooden subfloor, or concrete), or floated on foam and any subfloor (click or glued T&G).
  • Laminates have to be clicked and floated on foam (on any subfloor).
  • Vinyl can be either clicked or Looselay.
  • Cork Flooring can be clicked or glued down.
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