Want the most appealing, most perfect, most glorious residential flooring installation? Then, avoid these 5 common mistakes that homeowners often take a chance on:
1. Assuming it’s a simple DIY project.
When you have little to no experience with home renovations, do yourself a huge favor and skip the DIY job. Aside from lack of skill with such a project, the tools you need for such a big job are pricey. In 99% of the cases, it simply won’t pan out, and you’ll be forced to call professional flooring installation services anyway to fix that disaster.
2. Hiring people with no experience.
Sure, you want to save money on a residential flooring installation, but you certainly won’t when you hire the wrong team. While general contractors have general knowledge of home repair and renovations, the real experts to call are residential flooring installation pros.
3. Incorrect room measurements.
When you don’t measure the space correctly, you’re wasting money on too much material, or walking away with not enough surfacing. Furthermore, this can be a huge problem if you can’t find the same material or design again. Measure well, taking into account baseboards, molding, closets among other things, to get the right amount.
4. Seams or edges don’t line up properly.
Nothing quite says DIY amateur more than seams or edges that don’t line up properly. It’s a shame, really, because you spend all that money, and it’s doesn’t look so good. Even the smallest gap can be an eye-sore, and ruin the entire look of your residential flooring installation.
5. Lack of necessary equipment.
Believe it or not, it takes a lot more than a hammer and screwdriver to install new surfacing. The pros use different tools, depending upon the type of job, but nonetheless, they use the right ones that get the task done correctly.