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Toan did a great job and more than what I expected. Highly recommend Thanks Toan!

Install floating timber flooring

$200

Top service! Attention to detail is incredible

Install timber scotia

$250

Jayce was very easy to deal with, very polite and prompt. Did the job with no fuss and did it well. Would highly recommend Jayce for any task required.

Install Timber Laminate flooring

$450

Excellent work!

Timber Laminate flooring

$300

Excellent worker highly recommended

Timber floor

$250

Floors look great, very efficient and helpful!

INSTALLATION OF CLICK TIMBER FLOORING

$800

What's the average cost of a timber flooring contractor

$150 - $780

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$150

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$350

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$780

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Need timber flooring installed or repaired? Wooden floor installation is a dusty and messy job, making it a nightmare for allergy sufferers, or those sensitive to glue and chemical smells. So don’t do it yourself. Instead, hire a professional floorboard installer - you’ll reduce your exposure and keep you and your family safe while they’re being laid. Plus, you’ll get peace of mind that not only is your investment going to look fantastic, but it’ll also last better and provide decades of enjoyment for you and your family.

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Top Timber Flooring related questions

For certain types of tasks, you may need to enquire as to what specialist licenses may be required to undertake your task as this can vary. Please make sure that you confirm that a Tasker has the relevant timber flooring licence and insurance before accepting an offer.

The main types of timber flooring are planked floorboards (made from either hard or soft woods) and engineered floorboards (these use a mixture of woods to create a stronger surface). You can also create a timber look floor with floating floorboards in laminate, cork, and bamboo. 

It depends on where the wood will be used, as well as your budget. Engineered floorboards are better for areas with some water and moisture, as the layers of wood allow for some flexion that hardwood doesn’t. If you want to apply floorboards over concrete, you need to choose engineered floorboards.

Compared to other options, such as tiles and carpets, wood flooring will damage more easily from high heels, pet claws, scraping furniture, and dropping heavy items. These small dents and scratches are usually minor and can be easily sanded away. Timber floors are more durable than vinyl and laminates, which will show wear and tear easily.

If possible, you should empty the room before your floors are installed. This includes drapes, blinds, pictures, and all furniture. You’ll also need to prepare an undercover outdoor cutting area where the installers can work, with access to electricity and lighting, plus easy access to the house.

The time it takes to lay a timber floor will vary depending on the materials used, how well prepared the area is beforehand, and how many people are working on it. Generally speaking, the whole process of preparation, acclimatising the floorboards, installation, and cleanup may take up to two weeks. The laying process requires about 1 day per 40m₂ room. 

What does a timber floor installation service include?

Once you’ve decided to install timber floorboards - and you’ve found the best floorboards for your home - it’s time to get them installed. Here’s the process you can expect when you work with a professional timber flooring installer:

Area preparation

Before your new floor can be laid, the area will need to be fully prepared to give the best results. This will change slightly depending on the materials underneath and the type of floorboards. The floor underneath needs to be dry, clean, and stable. Ideally, all skirting boards, doors, and door frames will be removed at this stage, too. Also, timber floorboards usually require some level of acclimatisation before being laid to adjust to the temperature and moisture levels to prevent warping and shrinkage. So, you’ll need to leave the boards open in the room where they’ll be laid. This process can take up to a week.

Timber Flooring Installation

Before installing your floorboards, your timber floor installer will lay your choice of moisture-proofing and insulation material. Insulation is important to reduce the noise of floorboards and help regulate the temperature of the house. Once the underneath layers are in place, the new boards will be installed. The method of installation will vary with the materials chosen - solid timber floors need a substructure underneath that they can be secured to, whereas engineered boards can be laid directly over tiles, concrete, or other wooden boards. The boards are usually installed parallel to the longest length of the room, or is visible from the front door, perpendicular to the door.

Before laying the boards, your installer will usually plan out the layout to make sure the lengths, colours, grades, and variations in the timber are spread throughout the floor. They’ll glue or nail your floorboards in place, allowing for a small gap around the perimeter (that will be covered by skirting boards) for expansion.

Cutting & shaping

Once the bulk of your floor has been laid, your installer will carefully measure, cut, and install smaller board sections around corners, cupboards, and doorways. This ensures a tight finish that blends with the overall design.

Cleanup & finish

If you’ve chosen solid floorboards, they may need to be sanded to a level finish, stained, and sealed with a topcoat to protect the wood from scratches and damage. This process might mean you can’t finish the installation and cleanup for a few days. If you’ve chosen engineered floorboards, they are usually pre-sealed, leaving them ready to use. Once the floors are ready, the doors, skirting boards, and door frames are all attached and painted if they need a fresh coat. Then your contractor will clean up the room and any work areas that were used for cutting and painting.

Timber flooring repairs & restoration

Over time, wooden floors can get damaged from water, pets, furniture, high heels, and even dirt. If the damage is minor, you may be able to refinish the surface with light sand, a new coat of sealant, and polishing. More extensive structural damage may need a professional floor repair specialist who can assess and fix the problem correctly.

Recent Timber Flooring tasks

Timber floor sanded and vanished

$1,000

Cook ACT, Australia

17th Jun 2024

Sand timber floors and re vanish 80sq

Timber laminate install

$400

Hallett Cove SA, Australia

17th Jun 2024

Install 35m2 of 12mm laminate with underlay on concrete slab. All boards and underlay supplied

Timber floor specialist

$5

Kangaroo Point QLD 4169, Australia

16th Jun 2024

I'm looking for someone to attend my property that has experience in rectifying and replacing timber floors. A few sections had to be removed due to water damage and need them repaired. There not vinyl planks, they are timber floor boards

Timber floorboards some holes to file, sand and coat matt finish.

$2,000

Lara VIC, Australia

14th Jun 2024

Very rough measurements 15m x 5m area. We are away over late July/August so that might be good time to do it. 2/3 of it is polished and one part did have carpet so needs a clean up.

Need timber floor put down living area and bedroom

$300

Butler WA, Australia

14th Jun 2024

Need hybrid flooring put down in living are and bedroom. Carpenter work

Brilliant great to deal with and excellent job very happy with Kane will differently use him again

Timber flooring inside

$100

Riverhills QLD, Australia

13th Jun 2024

I need to existing carpet floor to be removed and replaced with the timber floor same as the rest of the floor as per the picture. It’s almost 25 m2 area. And I’m looking for natural wood not those synthetic ones Send me your quote please

Cut timber floor boards for termite treatment

$200

Floreat WA, Australia

12th Jun 2024

Cut timber flooring for termite treatment in 2 rooms. Replace 1 timber floor board

Sand timber floors

$3,000

Girrawheen WA, Australia

12th Jun 2024

Sand timber jarras floorboards

Installation of engineered timber flooring

$3,200

Paddington NSW, Australia

11th Jun 2024

We have some 14mm engineered timber flooring panels we would like installed in a small terrace renovation in Paddington. Will be a herringbone style floor and would like a regupol underlay (5mm or similar) to be installed with the tiles. Total number of m2 is 30m2. It is essentially x 2 bedroom floors and a small hallway that connects them I have attached the plans and highlighted the areas in red

Timber flooring installers

$750

Seaford VIC, Australia

10th Jun 2024

Laying 36sm of laminate timber flooring, materials supplied

Install linoleum on my timber floor.

$150

Enoggera QLD, Australia

10th Jun 2024

I have a small area of timber floor that is 175cm x 140cm that requires covering with linoleum. I can supply the Masonite under sheet and linoleum. You will need to provide all the other materials, edging, adhesive, etc, and labour.

Carpentry Job Timber Floor

$250

Darlinghurst NSW, Australia

2nd May 2024

In the middle of a kitchen renovation. Kitchen has been removed. Timber floors have been sanded. We are increasing the refrigerator space larger that will now take space where existing cabinetry once was. This means the timber flooring requires to be extended out approximately 200 x 600mm. We are able to take flooring from another part of the kitchen with out affecting the new kitchen install. Require original flooring to be cut and matched / installed to extend refrigerator foot print. I’ve included 2 photos that show where the flooring can be taken from (on the corner) and the second photo shows where we need to increase the flooring space. I hope that makes sense. The timber flooring once relocated will require to be supported off a concrete floor, in line with the existing installation.

Very good 👍 can’t complain

Carpet and timber skirting removal

$250

Guildford NSW, Australia

2nd Apr 2024

I have a staircase and 3 rooms and a corridor that needs the carpet removed. Plus i need all the timber skirting in the townhouse removed, so 2 living rooms, 3 bedrooms, and corridor and minor small areas. I also need the kick in the kitchen removed. The job needs to be fully completed on Monday the 8/4 also chance you can start Sunday the 7/4

Amazing work, reliable and punctual, highly recommended, Thank you!!!

Staple removal out of timber flooring

$200

Virginia QLD, Australia

3rd Mar 2024

Have removed Masonite sheeting off the timber floor and now need all staples to be removed in kitchen and hallway .

Great work

Fix timber flooring and skirting

$150

Werribee VIC 3030, Australia

2nd Mar 2024

One side skirting needs to be taken out as part is missing and needs to be replaced. Next to it you can see some of the timber floor missing. Those first 5 planks about 1 meter need some solid wood under it to hold it up. Plus some. 3 planks about 1 meter in length need to be replaced. I don't have the materials. Could get if needed.

Recommended . Trt them

Looking for timber flooring installation

$10

Bracken Ridge 昆士蘭州澳洲

1st Mar 2024

We wanna replace carpet to timber floor. We will purchase timber, just need experienced installer come to help, please see the pic attached for sizes of room, only yellow parts,(4 bedrooms) Please send me the quote if you are available, thanks - Due date: Flexible

Nick done the fantastic job! Quick and pretty organized, highly recommended

Sanding and staining the 8mx8m timber floor.

$300

Lakemba NSW, Australia

1st Feb 2024

Sanding and staining the timber floor approximately 8mx8m, - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, February 3, 2024

Very nice and hardworking person. Extremely helpful and did very good job. My floor looks amazing.

Install timber floor

$5

Miami QLD, Australia

16th Jan 2024

Quote to install timber floor full house

Santiago is definitely the man to get if you need timber flooring installed. He is very punctual, polite, has a great eye for detail . We highly recommend Santiago

Quote for laying 16sqm of engineered timber flooring

$5

Paddington QLD, Australia

2nd Jan 2024

Hi, I need someone to extend my current engineered timber flooring (full stick method) to my kitchen and living room. The current flooring (tiles) will be removed during the kitchen renovation and the floor will be grounded back. I have already ordered the engineered timber flooring. THE TASK IS TO PROVIDE A QUOTE (please don't make offers for the actual job through the platform). Once you accept the quote task, we can get in touch and arrange for the work being done). - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 24 January 2024

I highly recommend Jordan, he's highly competent, trustworthy and a pleasure to deal with!

Inspect Creaking Timber Floor & Then Agree Price To Fix By Tomorrow

$60

Homebush NSW, Australia

1st Jan 2024

Inspect creaking floor boards, under vinyl. Large timber sheets under vinyl, possible spacers needed. - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 2 January 2024

Good job,quick, efficient & punctual! Couldn’t have asked for a better guy, highly recommended! :)