Laying your flooring – the basics -
Solid or engineered flooring… nail-down, glue-down or floating… Decoplus Parquets gives you all the tips to lay your flooring for a long lasting result….
Glue-down method, nail-down method or floating installation: which method should you use when installing your wood floor?
Choosing wood flooring is not that simple… How will it be used? What laying method? How do you maintain it… ? To assist you with your project, Décoplus Parquets has devised a buying guide with instructional information to help you […]
Laying wood or laminated flooring is a delicate operation that can require professional help, but can also be carried out by DIY enthusiasts with a good level of experience.The intrinsic qualities of the wood impose a certain number of precautions […]
La pose du parquet en flottaison ou « pose flottante » est la technique la plus rapide et facile à mettre en œuvre pour un non professionnel et accessible à tous les bricoleurs. Le principe est très simple. Il consiste […]
Note: engineered wood and laminate flooring is not suitable for installation in humid locations such as shower rooms or saunas. Floating a wood floor, or “floating installation”, is the quickest and easiest installation method for non-professionals, and can be undertaken […]
La pose collée des parquets massifs et contrecollés – Mode d’emploi Il s’agit de la technique de pose de parquet la plus répandue. Rapide et accessible, elle convient aussi bien aux parquets massifs, toutes épaisseurs, qu’aux parquets contrecollés. Elle permet […]
This is the most common method used when laying wooden floors. It is quick, easy to carry out, and equally suitable for both solid wood floors, of all thicknesses, and engineered wood floors. It achieves good levels of sound insulation, […]
This is the oldest method used for laying solid wood flooring. It consists of nailing the flooring down onto battens embedded in the screed at regular intervals. This laying method is only used with solid wood flooring at least 20 […]
Above and beyond problems associated with residual moisture, both at subfloor level and penetrating from outside (infiltration, leaks, etc.), flooring that has been glued-down onto a heated concrete slab is subject to significantly greater humidity-related stresses than flooring glued down […]
Depending on the chosen wood flooring’s strip lengths and widths, different laying patterns are available to enable you to achieve the effect you desire. Brick bond pattern Herringbone Solid wood and engineered wood floors Multi-length strips Solid wood and engineered […]