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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 Hobart

Edging floating floor


Blackmans Bay TAS 7052, Australia

26th Feb 2021

My floor is layed throughout house but edging is not done. It's needs finishing off. Small house approx 10sq.

Floating floorboard installation in 20ft container


Goodwood TAS 7010, Australia

4th Jul 2020

Have a 20 foot container that need the flooring installed, have done half of it but am having trouble. All tools and materials provided

Floating floorboards


Goodwood TAS 7010, Australia

7th Jul 2020

Need floating floorboards installed in a 20ft container. Have done half of it, but need other half done. Need done ASAP!!! Can be done anyday anytime. Woulf only take someone who knows what they are doing 45 mins maximum.

Lay floating floor - Tasmania


Blackmans Bay TAS, Australia

23rd Jun 2019

Just after someone to lay some easy for Bunnings floating floor. Home office, empty room. 3x3 room, flat, square and even.

Great work, great communication

Change the carpet to wooden-like floating floor


Sandy Bay TAS, Australia

11th Apr 2021

Change the lounge room / corridor / stairs carpet to wooden-like floating floor. The floor will be to match the ceiling wooden colour.

Floating floorboards (small area)


Goodwood TAS 7010, Australia

4th Jul 2020

Installing floating floorboards in 20ft container. Have done half the floor but am having great difficulty. Would like someone to fix and finish them off...

I need floating floor repair/installation


Rokeby TAS, Australia

2nd Mar 2019

I had an accident and spilt a bowl of water on floating floorboards (tiger wood from Wylie Tiles)/. I was in a rush and didn't mop it up before leaving the house. I came home and found that the area where the water had been spilt had caused some of the floorboards to rise and warp. I need these floorboards to be replaced (approximately 7 floorboards). Wylie tiles sell the floorboards, so I am able to purchase just need someone to cut and lay them.