Saturday, April 20, 2013

Installing Laun Flooring - Best Methods:

Installing Laun Flooring - Best Methods:



Instructions

 1 Cut the luan sheets to fit the area to be covered, taking care to stagger the seams so the luan edges do not end at the same line as the edges of the subfloor that covers the floor joists.

A space of one quarter inch should be left between the luan sheets to allow for expansion.

2 Screw the luan into place, using deck screws placed every six inches on the surface of the luan and taking care to drive the screws slightly below the surface of the luan.

3 Finish the seams and screw heads by filling with floor patch; allow to dry as per the patch manufacturer's instructions.

4 Sand the patched areas until smooth.


Installing Laun Flooring - Best Methods:

Many new flooring installations require a new underlayment be installed in order to properly prepare the subfloor for the new flooring material. Luan is a common material used for underlayment, and it is imperative that the luan be properly secured to assure the integrity of the new flooring once it is installed. While different flooring materials may call for specifics isolated to the particular flooring, there is a standard process for securing luan as a flooring underlayment Read more:

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