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Installing Engineered Hardwood Flooring

By: Danny Lipford

Engineered hardwood flooring comes sanded and finished from the factory, eliminating much of the mess and time involved with installing traditional solid wood flooring. It can be held in place with nails or glue, depending on the type of surface it’s installed over.


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    Thomas Boni Says:
    June 7th, 2018 at 1:06 pm

    Hi, Carol,
    That’s a matter of personal preference, but we find most people paint the shoe molding to match the baseboard.
    Good luck!

  • Carol serra Says:
    June 4th, 2018 at 3:36 pm

    Putting in engineered hardware. Told I would need shoe molding???
    Do I do white to match molding or color of floor?

  • Jo Says:
    January 15th, 2009 at 7:28 pm

    Danny, we had a water leak in our bathroom and it has oak engineered flooring. The leak washed out the fillers between the boards. How can I repaired it. The boards look okay, but needs a filler in some places. Someone told me to use glue and sawdust. Please help me. Jo

  • cindy myers Says:
    December 28th, 2008 at 9:18 am

    is glue the only way to install wood floor on concrete
    thank you

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Installing Engineered Hardwood Flooring