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How to Install a Floating Wood Plank Floor

Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions show DIYers how to install a floating wood plank floor for a dazzling new look.

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Materials

  • wood flooring
  • screws
  • wood glue
  • baseboard
  • shoe molding
  • caulk
  • 30 lb. felt paper
  • transition thresholds
  • painter's tape

Tools

  • measuring tape
  • utility knife
  • pry bar
  • hammer
  • putty knife
  • gloves
  • safety glasses
  • hand saw
  • broom
  • staple gun
  • pneumatic nailer
  • damp cloth
  • floor scraper
  • chalk line
  • pneumatic finish nailer

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Resources

  • Hardwood flooring (Nordic American/model: Rappgo Nordic maple floor) from Nordic American Corp.