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Recent Floating Flooring reviews in Newcastle

"Johnny did a great job. He drove up from Sydney to Lake Macquarie and arrived on time and was super efficient. Very happy with the end result."

Install floating floor boards - 1 room

$600

"Brad is fabulous! Great communication, easy going, no hassle kind of guy. He’s highly skilled & he did a great job of the floors and worked around my schedule and the other tradies in the house. Highly recommend Brad!"

Need 18sqm of clip lock floating floor installed

$400

"Awesome and highly recommend! Peter helped with some carpet laying and tidy up to a very high quality. On time and friendly with great customer service."

Finish off carpet to floating floor / carpet layer

$50

"Great job, Will use again."

Lay floating floorboards

$400

What's the average cost of a floating floor expert in Newcastle

$365 - $525

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$365

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$480

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$525

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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 Newcastle

Laying floating timber

$1,500

Cameron Park NSW, Australia

25th Aug 2022

To remove old carpet, lay laminated or floating timber to four bedrooms and one hallway, approximately 80 meter we shall buy the laminate flooring. - Due date: Flexible

Need 18sqm of clip lock floating floor installed

$400

Sydney NSW Australia

3rd Dec 2021

We have a large empty room and need someone to install 18sqm floorboards and underlay (supplied) by next Wednesday. I would like someone who has installed it before pls. Vacant house so you can install at any time suitable.

Brad is fabulous! Great communication, easy going, no hassle kind of guy. He’s highly skilled & he did a great job of the floors and worked around my schedule and the other tradies in the house. Highly recommend Brad!

Put in approx 20 sqm of floating floor in kitchen/living

$250

Mayfield West NSW, Australia

16th Nov 2021

Lay floating floors provided - Due date: Flexible

Help installing laminate floating floor boards

$500

Mayfield NSW, Australia

24th Sep 2020

On Wednesday 7th October (from 8am-4pm), we require expert assistance for the installation of laminate floating floorboards in one living room, a hallway, laundry and a lounge room (approx. 85sqm). Three untrained men will be assisting with the labour and installation of the floorboards; however, we need someone to help with the intricate parts of the job (i.e. cutting to size etc.).

Lay Floating Floors

$2,000

Kotara NSW, Australia

17th Jul 2020

We need approx 75m2 of flooring laid.... ( clip in boards). We are in kotara, and hoping to have the job done in a couple of weeks.

Floating Floor installation

$16

Wallsend NSW 2287, Australia

29th Apr 2020

hybrid boards (click) Total area is ~80m2, room sizes: 4.6x6 3.7x3.2 4.7x3.9 4.7x4.4 Skirting will need to be provided and installed. Pls quote separately for ripping out and disposing existing carpet.

Repair Floating floor boards

$400

Newcastle NSW, Australia

28th Nov 2019

Experience Floor boards repair person: I was wondering if someone can help repair floating floor boards? The boards have deep scratches and minor scratches from moving furniture.

Floating terrazzo floors

$4,000

Eleebana NSW 2282, Australia

16th Aug 2022

Costing of floating terrazzo floor - 38m2 - glass pieces in mix on floor - when available - Due date: Flexible

Lay floating floorboards

$400

Jewells NSW, Australia

25th Nov 2021

We need an experienced carpenter to lift carpet in 2 bedrooms and lay floating floorboards. The rooms are 3 x 3.5m - Due date: Flexible

Great job, Will use again.

Lay floating floor

$2,500

Cooranbong NSW 2265, Australia

20th Aug 2021

Need 90msq of floating floor layed

Install floating floor boards - 1 room

$600

Coburg VIC 3058, Australia

19th Sep 2020

We have hybrid vinyl click-together floating floors ready to install in our granny flat - easy job. It’s a single room of about 30m2, mostly square, on a flat concrete slab. The room is cleared and ready to go. You will need to glue/liquid nails a piece of wood to fit a gap at the entry, and gap a section under the kitchen cupboard (see pictures). Please supply materials for this too. Please have your own tools. Cheers

Johnny did a great job. He drove up from Sydney to Lake Macquarie and arrived on time and was super efficient. Very happy with the end result.

Install floating floors

$1,500

Kotara South NSW, Australia

18th Jun 2020

Bottom level and top floor. Would cover a combination of original wood floors and kitchen tiles. Will be covering with a hybrid laminate. We will have the product ready to lay. Job is for labour which has been estimated approx 2 days

Finish off carpet to floating floor / carpet layer

$50

Whitebridge NSW 2290, Australia

16th Jan 2020

Hi just had floating floor installed. Have three doorways that need the carpet re stuck down or finished off. See picture., Should be an easy job. https://photos.app.goo.gl/Y[Content Moderated] 9

Awesome and highly recommend! Peter helped with some carpet laying and tidy up to a very high quality. On time and friendly with great customer service.

Floating floor installation

$2,000

Cams Wharf NSW, Australia

26th Nov 2022

I need 70m2 floating floor laid - Due date: Before Saturday, 17 December 2022

Floating floor needs adjustment due to warping

$500

Carey Bay NSW, Australia

10th May 2022

Bamboo floating floor has expanded and buckled in wet weather - needs adjustment. - Due date: Flexible

Carpenter required to lay floating floorboards

$400

Jewells NSW, Australia

24th Nov 2021

We are looking for someone to lift the carpet and lay floating floorboards in 2 bedrooms. Rooms are approx 3 x 3.2 and 3 x 3.5. We have the floorboards, underlay and edging ready to go. Must have own cutting/sawing tools. Thank you - Due date: Before Sunday, 28th Nov 2021

Install floating floorboards to a bedroom

$100

Cardiff NSW, Australia

7th Feb 2021

I am looking for someone to do an installation of Neptune Stone-based waterproof floors in the bedroom for my elderly mother. All previous floor coverings have been removed. Sub-floor is timber floorboards. Needing skirting boards removed and replaced over the top of the new flooring. Size of room is 3130 x 3140 Cash job

Lay floating floors

$2,000

Kotara NSW, Australia

17th Jul 2020

Bottom and top floor floating floors!

Install floating floor and scotia

$1,000

Wangi Wangi NSW 2267, Australia

2nd May 2020

Approx 70 sqm of floating timber flooring and scotia. Floor and scotia provided.. Intsaller must have tools to cut planks to size.

Carpet removal and floating flooring.

$500

Cooranbong NSW, Australia

13th Jan 2020

I require carpet to be removed and floating flooring to be installed in kitchen, loungeroom and hallway.