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What do floating flooring services include?
Floating flooring services include the materials, tools, and actual legwork of fitting your floors. In some cases, you can have a Tasker purchase the planks or sheets on your behalf. Or, you can buy these yourself and book a Tasker to take care of the installation. If you’d like some help moving the furniture before and after the fitting, they may be able to do this, too.
Though the exact details may vary depending on the Tasker you book, here’s what you can expect when you request a floorer via Airtasker:
Materials and tools
Your floorer arrives with the complete materials and tools necessary for installing your floating floors. These include shims, tape measure, a hammer, tapping block or pull bar, a circular saw or another power saw, a utility knife, trim saw, flat pry bar, wide putty knife, a combination square, and a pencil.
If you requested them to purchase the flooring for you, your hired specialist would get snap-together flooring, foam or cork underlayment, and tape. Not sure what colour or width of planks to choose for your room? You can consult an interior designer before redoing your floors.
Preparing the floor and planks
Your floorer starts by leaving the planks in the room for two days so they can acclimate to the humidity. Thus, it’s advisable that you get your flooring in advance. Once the planks are ready, your floorer removes the skirting boards and cuts the line between the trim and the wall to prevent the paint from cracking. They’ll remove the debris, roll out the underlayment, then cut the underlayment with a utility knife. After this, they’ll butt the sides of the pieces together and tape up the joints.
Installing the planks
Next, your floorer starts to lay out the planks and cuts them to size. Then, they’ll install the first row of planks. Your specialist will leave 1/4-inch spaces after every foot to allow the planks some room to expand. When it comes to the succeeding rows of planks, they’ll snap them into the first row, close up gaps, and offset joints by at least 3 inches.
Once they reach the last row, your floorer sets shims against the wall, measures the width in several places, then cuts the planks to size. They may use a pull bar to ensure a tight fit in this row.
Reinstalling the skirting board
Once you and your floorer are happy with the flooring, they’ll reinstall the skirting boards and seal all exposed edges. Sealing is especially important in bathrooms and utility rooms so moisture can’t get underneath the boards.
Recent Floating Flooring tasks in Geelong
Lay floating laminate flooring
St Leonards VIC, Australia
14th Nov 2022
Large room 7.8 x6.8 lay floating laminate floors. Have underlay and flooring ready to go. No skiting or kickers on. Easy to do. Needs completingnurgently - Due date: Before Monday, 21 November 2022
Help a floor layer on Monday to lay floating floor
East Geelong VIC 3219, Australia
21st Aug 2022
Help a floor layer lay floating floor - Due date: Needs to be done on Monday, 22 August 2022
Lay laminate/floating boards in a house
Belmont VIC, Australia
16th Jun 2022
I have around 30 boxes of laminate flooring boards to lay in my house. 2 bedrooms, 1 living and kitchen dining. - Due date: Needs to be done on Friday, 17 June 2022
Install floating flooring in small unit
Lovely Banks VIC, Australia
1st Apr 2022
I need some body to come and install laminate floating flooring through out our unit in lovely banks, you don’t have to be qualified in flooring as long as you know what you are doing
Floating floors laid
Torquay VIC 3228, Australia
29th Dec 2021
Underlay and flooring ready to go Bunnings floorboards the ones that click into each other
Install floating floor
Corio VIC, Australia
6th Dec 2021
I need someone to install floating floors in the lounge/dining area - dimension is 42 square meters.
Geelong VIC 3220, Australia
18th Apr 2021
We need someone for an hour or 2 to help us with a floating floor. To get down the hallway and a few tricky corners. Need someone experienced, for these areas to show us a few tricks.
Install Floating floor
Leopold VIC 3224, Australia
28th Mar 2021
Install laminate flooring over existin g Tiles, qualified chippey preferred. Don't mind when it's done as long as it's before July will pay cash
Lay hybrid/laminate floating flooring ASAP Please
Lara VIC, Australia
11th Mar 2021
I have 35 - 40 sq m of hybrid laminate floating floorboards (Kimberley range from National Tiles) to lay in one large living area and 2 small areas (hallway and laundry) in my home in Lara, Vic ASAP. There is also a small section of cork tiles (6 - 7 sq m) to be pulled up - I started doing it myself but I have arthritis in my hands and the job was aggravating it. Money is really tight so I may end up having to suck it up and do it myself depending on what quotes come in at but OMG I really don't want to, lol!! (If you're local maybe we can do a deal - like give me a REALLY CHEAP quote and I'll give you a couple of house cleans or some ironing or something?) Lol, I'm really wanting to get out of doing this floor myself because I know it will take me 10 times longer than it will take someone with some skills and the right tools. Thanks for reading :-)
Steve is a lovely guy, very genuine and professional, and did a brilliant job! He obviously takes.peide in his work and it shows. Will definitely be using him again. Highly recommend!
Floating floor repairs
Bannockburn VIC, Australia
19th Feb 2021
One board scratches right through, about 1.5m from wall, needs replacing. Will supply boards.
I need floating flooring repairs
Bannockburn VIC, Australia
10th Feb 2021
Scratched board needs replacing about a metre from the wall.
Remove floating timber floor
Diamond Creek VIC 3089, Australia
5th Jan 2021
Remove floating timber floor from open space in factory. About 10m x 5m
Really helpful and quick!
Laying of floating floors
Ocean Grove VIC, Australia
17th Nov 2020
Need floating floor to be layed in a caravan 20ft x 10ft in annexe need to also move furniture whilst laying floorboards
Quote needed to Install floating flooring
Geelong VIC, Australia
24th Jul 2020
Need someone to help install floating flooring in a room, room size is 3mx3m, Have flooring and underlay just need own tools to complete job.
Installing floating floor
Ocean Grove VIC, Australia
8th Jul 2020
Full renovation mid to late August in Ocean Grove, need someone to install floating floor.
Floating floor installer
Bell Park VIC 3215, Australia
31st May 2020
Approx 60sqm of floating floor needs to be done in approx 2 weeks time