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DIY – How to lay a real wood floor (Part 2)

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Expert DIY and home improvement advice from www.wickes.co.uk on how to lay a real wood floor. Tips and general advice on how to do it yourself – Part 1 of 2. Wickes home improvement and DIY videos are presented by Martin Roberts, of the BBC’s Homes Under the Hammer, together with his long-time friend and builder Dave Hughes. These original productions demonstrate how to successfully complete a typical DIY project of how to lay a real wood floor.

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5 Responses to “DIY – How to lay a real wood floor (Part 2)”

  1. FlooringSuppliesCoUk Says:

    Good work
    Good work

  2. wickesvideo Says:

    Good question about …
    Good question about joints breaking, but this tends not to happen because each plank moves a tiny bit transferring the pressure to the next board and so on. The floor then moves as a full plate into the gaps left (if the gap is not left then the outward pressure of the plate meets the wall and the floor will buckle at its weakest point, normally where there is least glue and towards the centre).

  3. dummyspitter Says:

    if you glue them …
    if you glue them when the wood planks expand and contract wont it break the glue joints ?

  4. omegaoti Says:

    you guys dont know …
    you guys dont know how to cut 45 degree angles. im surprised

  5. lti12 Says:

    Did you not nail …
    Did you not nail the underlining to the floor underneath?

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