Install Luxury Vinyl Plank Flooring Active Time:1 dayTotal Time: 1 day Upgrade your old floors with an affordable, waterproof and virtually indestructible option – luxury vinyl planks!
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How do you finish luxury vinyl plank flooring?
Once you鈥檝e clicked your final boards into place when installing luxury vinyl planks, it is time to add the finishing touches. A wide baseboard or quarter round is ideal for bridging the slight gap between the floor and the wall. Putty any holes from the nails you used to install the baseboards and give them a fresh coat of paint.
Should vinyl plank flooring be laid parallel to the longest wall?
If you lay the planks parallel to the longest wall as you’re installing vinyl plank flooring, you鈥檒l end up making fewer cuts. But don鈥檛 start that first row with full planks without figuring out how wide your last row is going to be.
What do you need to know before installing luxury vinyl flooring?
When installing flooring, you may need to move large appliances, like your stove or refrigerator. Special sliding pads are available to make moving easier. It鈥檚 also a good idea to wear knee pads during installation and to enlist a helper. Luxury vinyl tile can go over almost any type of subfloor: concrete, wood or existing vinyl.
How long should I let my flooring sit before installing it?
Your flooring needs to be installed at a specific temperature (65-85 degrees F) and it should sit in the room that it will be installed in for some time to acclimate to the room temperature. SIDE NOTE: I allowed my vinyl planks to sit for 48 hours in the room before installing.