If you are excited about the installation of your hardwood floors, you may want to pause before you take a stab at this popular DIY project. Not only do you need to make sure you have the right equipment, but you’ll also want to make sure your floors are prepped properly before getting started. Here is a list of the tools you may need to install hardwood flooring on your own:

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  • Pneumatic flooring nailer
  • Drill with drill bits
  • Hammer
  • Nails
  • Circular saw, miter saw or table saw
  • Pry bar
  • Tape measure
  • Utility knife
  • Wood glue
  • Safety glasses
  • Work gloves
  • Safety mask
  • Knee pads

The cost of purchasing all of these tools, plus your materials cost, can really put a dent in your flooring budget and your patience. Additionally, if you are unsure about how to prepare your sub-floors and your hardwood flooring materials, getting started could be delayed just in the time spent making sure you will get a good start without needing to redo this important step.

If you are missing some or all of the tools listed here or you are uncertain about how to install your hardwood flooring, don’t take a guess at it on your own. Simply call in our professionals, and your new floors will be installed quickly, easily, and efficiently for the best results.

At Floor Coverings International, not only can we help you select the hardwood flooring options that will meet your budget and flooring requirements, but we can also provide installation assistance so your home truly looks its best. We know that having new floors is an exciting project, and our professional team will make sure you get the best results. Contact us today to schedule an estimate.